Xiaomi will be launching new devices on 16th July (Thursday), most likely they could unveil the Mi 5 and the Mi 5 Plus. Xiaomi made the announced about the launch via Weibo where they posted an image indicating the upcoming event.

Leaked reports and Rumors also point out to the next Xiaomi handset the Mi 5 / Mi 5 Plus. As per rumors the Mi 5 could sport a 5.2 inch screen with Quad HD resolution (screen with Gorilla Glass 4 protection). It could be using the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor.

On the camera part the Mi 5 may come packed with a 16MP camera on the rear with LED flash and a good 13MP camera on the front. There are also rumors that the handset may be equipped with finger print scanner.

The Mi 5 Plus as per rumor will be using Snapdragon 820 processor. It will come with 5.7 inch screen with 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution (Quad HD). A whooping 23MP camera (OIS) on the rear and a 12MP on the front. Mi 5 plus will be using 3500 mAh battery.

Let’s wait and see what Xiaomi will unveil on 16th July.

Xiaomi 16 july event

Xiaomi is also gearing up to launch their own e-commerce platform, so far they have been selling their devices from their official site and via e-commerce partners but in the long run they want to run their own e-commerce model (logistics + warehouse) to sell Xiaomi devices.

Now some good news for Indian users. Xiaomi announced that they will launch Mi Box in India. Mi Box will convert the TV into a smart TV. They will launch it by end of 2015. And after the Mi Box launch it will be the Mi TV.

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor - gogi.in