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Xiaomi to launch first dual phone in India

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Aug 28, 2017, 07.49 AM (IST)

The Chinese Smartphone giant Xiaomi is all set to launch its flagship dual camera phone in India. 

The company has recently sent media invites for an event scheduled on the 5th September in Delhi. The invitation picture included an image of dual rear camera indicating one of it to be a larger sensor while the other to be a smaller one. 



Xiaomi's Managing Director Manu Kumar Jain has confirmed that Xiaomi will launch its first dual-camera phone in India in September

Though the company has not clarified the smartphone name it is highly speculated that it will introduce Mi 5X, as the same smartphone was recently launched in China. 

Xiaomi Mi 5X handset measures 155.4 x 75.8 x 7.3 mm and weighs 165 grams. The phone which has already been introduced in China in July for 1499 Yuan, approximately Rs 14,285, is available in three colour variant- Gold, Black and Rose Gold. 

The handset is designed with a full metal body with rounded edges and a 5.5 inch full HD( 1920 x 1080 pixels) curved glass display.

The dual camera setup at the rear panel comes with 12-megapixel sensors. 

The 3080 mAh battery phone offers 4G with VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), GPS with AGS/GLONASS, 3.5mm audio jack and USB type C.

Powered by 2 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor and Adreno 506 GPU coupled with 4GB RAM the handset runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat based MIUI 9 operating system. 


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