This year Xiaomi has made big progress in offline market, and invited Chinese famous celebrity, Kris Wu as their spokesman, one of important phones for offline shops is Xiaomi MI 5X, which has used dual rear camera, especially portrait mode using the similar solution as Xiaomi MI6. And its design looks like iPhone 7 Plus a little. Xiaomi MI5X continues to use 5.0MP front camera + 12.0MP + 12.0MP back cameras that Xiaomi MI6 used before, it has two eyes stereo position technology and deep study algorithm, which has made Xiaomi MI5X become a best camera phone as MI6. Let’s check the review of MI5X.
There are two kinds of phones on the current market, one is like iPhone, the other is not like Iphone. Xiaomi MI5X belongs to the former one, although Xiaomi MI5X adopts fingerprint scanner on the back, but whether its U type antenna line, the place of camera and charging port at the bottom, speaker layout are similar to that of iphone 7 plus.
Xiaomi MI5X front design adopts its own style, especially three virtual buttons, it has good control of its black bezel after light on, it adopts 2.5D glass pannel and metal unibody, whose craftsmanship is simple than MI6, which has kept its yield.
On the back it adopts delicate sand blasting material, and no mid-frame, which makes us hold it very sleekly. On the upper back, it has dual rear camera and dual tone LED flash light, the central part is fingerprint scanner, the bottom is Xiaomi Logo, the antenna is put on the ends of the body, which can make the color combined with the back together. On the one side is the volume button and power button and the other side is SIM card slot.
In general, Xiaomi MI 5X has very thin design which can compete with OPPO R11 and Iphone 7 plus.
Snapdragon 625 processor is the first 14nm FinFET processor in Snapdragon 600 series, Xiaomi MI 5X is powered by this processor, RAM 4GB ROM 64GB internal storage, which is very popular specs. Snapdragon 625 CPU has Octa core design, built in eight core Cortex-A53, up to 2.0GHz, adopting Adreno 506 GPU, improving 71% compared with last generation, and it has 14nm FinFET process reduces 35%.
According to Antutu test, Xiaomi MI5X has got points, and we test the game, King of Glory, we can play it without any stuck, very fluently, therefore, it can play those popular games and daily operation.
Xiaomi MI5X adopts dual rear camera 12MP, wide angle lens+telephoto lens, it adopts OV12A10 sensor same as that of Xiaomi MI5C, 1.25um, F/2.2 aperture, supporting PDAF, the telephoto lens has 50mm equivalent focal length, 1.25um, F/2.2 aperture, but this time, it doesn’t have OIS, which will affect taking photos at dim light, but it has a mode (Night Anti-shaking) to choose for taking photos at night with better effect.
In addition, front camera only has 5MP with taking selfies for beautification.
Let’s check Xiaomi MI5X dual rear camera samples first.
In the day, the 12MP analysis has similar to Xiaomi MI5C, delicate image, and the object edges are very sharp and clear, better for eye-catching.
The white balance and color are also good, looking natural, under enough sunshine, it can control over exposure effectively. Meanwhile, it keeps dark details and the image quality has high level.
Xiaomi MI5X has 12MP camera to support images independently with 2X zooming, the telephoto lens can take photos better in long distance. But the color and main lens have minor difference.
At night Xiaomi MI 5X can also take photos at good quality, we have tested a lot, although it has some noise.
Therefore, in image taking, Xiaomi MI 5X has good advantage, it can take photos in the day and at night with good quality. Believe it or not, try first.
As for its battery, compared with Redmi note series, it has 3080mAh battery, but the battery life is very good, it can be used for one day for normal use, and it takes about 2 hours to charge full, because it support 5V/2A to charge.
Compared with Xiaomi MI5C, Xiaomi MI5X has more beautiful design, and it also has dual rear camera with more advantage, besides, its battery life and price are also attractive, if you want a competitive mid-range smartphone with good camera and battery, you can try this phone. Right now Xiaomi MI 5X 3GB 32GB version is in flash sale at $216.99, and 4GB+64GB version at $249.99.