Hands on: Xiaomi Mi 5 review

Hands on: Xiaomi Mi 5 review

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Xiaomi Mi 5 performance
Under its shell, the Xiaomi Mi 5 houses a Snapdragon 820 processor running at 2.1 GHz. This is supported by 3 GB of RAM in the 32 and 64 GB models, and 4 GB of RAM in the Pro model, which packs 128 GB of internal storage.
The new Qualcomm processor should ensure faster performance than the 810 and, above all, should put to rest, once and for all, the overheating problems that have plagued the 810 on various devices over the course of 2015.
The Mi 5 launches with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. / © ANDROIDPIT
During our brief hands-on, the Mi 5 was able to cycle through apps without any problems, didn’t show any lag when launching the camera, and there was no overheating or sudden crashes. Everything ran smoothly, although a more thorough performance test, at a later date, will confirm just how smooth the experience is.
One thing is certain: the device is fast. The new Snapdragon 820 promises a 200 percent leap in performance and 50 percent lower energy consumption. Alongside this new generation of processor, there is the Adreno 530 GPU, which guarantees high quality graphics performance that gamers will surely appreciate.
A glimpse at the Mi 5’s camera interface. / © ANDROIDPIT
The Mi 5 also supports 4G+ connectivity, with a maximum download speed of 600 Mbps, as well as dual-SIM and VoLTE technology, which guarantees better voice call audio quality.
Preliminary reports of benchmarking have surfaced from GizmoChina, which released pictures of an Mi 5 apparently undergoing two different tests. The standard (32 GB) version of the Mi 5 supposedly has an Antutu score of around 110k. On Geekbench’s single

Article originally published at: Droid Life