****NOTE: The Mi 5s is Not Officially Sold in Singapore, But there are some export Mi 5s available locally. It has is own charm, as it is the first mobile device to be equipped with a 1/2.3inch ISP (apart from Google Pixel/XL)!***

Q. What is the dimensions and weight of the Mi 5s ?
A. It is 145.6mm (Length) by 70.3mm (Width) by 8.25mm (Thickness), and weighs 145g.  The touchscreen display is 5.14 inch (diagonally).

Q. What is the processor of the Mi 5s?
A. It is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC, operating at a max speed of 2.15Ghz, and Adreno 530 GPU operating at a max speed of 624MHz

Q. What is the memory capacity of the Mi 5s?
A. There are 2 variants
  • 3GB LPDDR4 RAM + 64GB UFS2.0 Internal Memory
  • 4GB LPDDR4 RAM + 128GB UFS2.0 Internal Memory

Q. Does the Mi 5s support external SD card?
A. No, it does not support.

Q. What colours are available for the Mi 5s?
A. There are 2 type of finishing with 2 fantastic colours seperately for you to choose from, (i) Space Grey, (ii) Champagne Gold, (iii) Silver, (iv) Rose Pink

Q. Does the Mi 5s has a fingerprint scanner?
A. Yes, It is located in the front 'home', featuring Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner technology.

Q. What is the Mi 5s battery capacity? Is it removable?
A. No, the battery is non-removable, and it is a 3200mA(typ) / 3100mAh(min)all day battery.

Q. What is the Mi 5s camera specifications?
A. It is equipped with a single camera;
  • Rear-facing camera: It is equipped with a 12MP (with maximum aperture of F/2.0) with Sony IMX 378 Imaging Sensor.
  • Front-facing camera: It is equipped with a 4MP (with a maximum aperture of F/2.0), and a wide angle of view of 80degree.
There is no OIS in Mi 5s.

Q. Does the Mi 5s has NFC? IR Blaster? Bluetooth? WiFi? GPS?
A. Yes, It is equipped with Fully Functional NFC, Bluetooth (V4.2 & HID), and WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Display, WiFi Direct). Yes, there is GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS & BeiDou GPS. NO, there is no IR Blaster.

Q. Does the Mi 5s have a 3.5mm Jack out and which type of USB is available?
A. Yes, it retained that 3.5mm audio-out jack, and it is using Type-C micro-USB.

Q. Does the Mi 5s support 4G LTE? What are the frequency bands?
A. Yes, It is full NetCom 3.0 and 4G+/4G LTE is supported (ONLY in SIM1 slot). The frequency bands are, ;

Q. Does Mi 5s has hybrid SIM-tray slot?
A. No. Mi 5s is equipped with a dual NANO-SIM tray slot.

Q. What is RRP for the Mi 5s?
A. The following prices are;
  • 3GB/64GB :RMB1,999 (~SGD405)
  • 4GB/ 32GB: *Pricing remove
  • 4G/128GB: RMB 2,299 (~SGD465)

UPDATED: 01-Jan-2017
Q. Is there any Global ROM for Mi 5s and, hence when will it be available? When will it be sold globally?
A. The Global MIUI V8 Stable ROM is released for Mi 5s (here), Though as on date, there is no further information about global sales.

Q. What is the Glass Protection use in Mi 5s?
A. There is no details about this at this time of point. Further details will be released soon.

UPDATED: 14-Oct-2016
Q. Does the Mi 5s has built-in HiFi DAC chip?
A. No, Unlike the Mi Note/Pro which have external HiFi DAC chip, the Mi 5s does not have. However, its embedded onboard the SD 8210 SoC which make use of the latest 'Qualcomm Aqstic' audio codec built in. It has supports up to 192-kHz/24-bit lossless audio playback.

UPDATED: 24-Oct-2016
Q. What is the SARS rating of Mi 5s?
A. The following is the extract from the accompanied user manual, in accordance to International Standard GB21288-2007 requirements, it is

Q. Can i use Android Pay on Mi 5s ?
A. Yes & No. Your Mi 5s Plus must only be running on either Global Stable or China Stable ROM, and your device must not be rooted. Your device's bootloader must also be lock. For more information, please refer to this guide here

Q:How can I connect my Mi 5/ 5s/ 5s+ / Note2/ MIX (which are running >MM6.0.x ROM) to my pc/laptop using PC Suite ?
A: It is officially announced by MIUI Forum admin,
@PatrickXI , in this thread here. Please give it a good read.

Q:When will Mi 5s get Android 7.0 Nougat update?
A: There is no official news about this yet, so please be patient! When it is being released, it will be announced on the forum!

Updated: 29April2017
Q. When will the source code for Mi 5s be released?
A. Yes, Kernel Source Code is already released and available here;