The 1080p can be seen as an advantage if you ask me. Unless you are doing VR. I don't really see the 3GB of ram as a downfall either, although if it is not a properly high speed LPDDR4 then some of the intrinsic advantage of using a Snapdragon 820 is wasted.
The lack of a sd slot just means you couldn't accept a 16GB version. They actually offer 64GB versions of their at an amazingly low premium.
need to see if they suddenly decide to support US-network 4G with their antennas or not.
SteveCook, 04 Feb 2016I'm not so dumb to think that GHz are everything ;) but they could clock their CPU higher,I wa... moreS820 uses a completely different CPU core (more powerful, higher IPC) than in previous Snapdragon versions so you can not say that it should be able to run all cores on the same frequency as the older versions and do not overheat.
Anonymous, 04 Feb 2016This phone looks almost ok, but glass back panel?!?!? I thought only Samsung designers are stu... moreU forgot Sony, who put the most fragile glass backs. I'm not a fan of glass back either, but Samsung at least use gorilla glass.
This phone looks almost ok, but glass back panel?!?!? I thought only Samsung designers are stupid enough to go for that.
This needs a polycarbonate back like the Lumia series.
Also, it would've been good if this came in a Windows version as well. Not that I would buy anything from an unknown Chinese company like Xiaomi, Huawei, Oppo, Oneplus, Meizu, etc., but it's better to have options. (especially when using the same hardware)
There are a lot of good hardware phones out there, but all of them fail in providing a good experience in day to day use/business use, because they're running Android. Once you have used a premium quality OS such as Windows or iOS, you will never even want to look at a phone that's running Android.
Anonym, 04 Feb 2016Because GHz isn't everything... an old Pentium 4 core can run near 4GHz, nevertheless any mode... moreI'm not so dumb to think that GHz are everything ;) but they could clock their CPU higher,I wanted to say that the performance could be better if the CPU was clocked higher and I think that this wasn't a problem for heat because the snapdragon 800 clocked at the same frequency but with all cores clocked to 2 GHz hasn't got any major overheat.
well i believe Xiaomi are good at keeping their phones secret, as diff type of renders are leaked regularly, its hard to believe which one would be real. Now i guess its better to wait till its revealed than buzzing ur head with daily new leaks.
SteveCook, 04 Feb 2016I don't understand one thing about SD820: why it has 2 clusters one with 2.1 GHz and one with ... moreBecause GHz isn't everything... an old Pentium 4 core can run near 4GHz, nevertheless any modern CPU core can surpass it with less than half the frequency (bellow 2GHz).
It's called efficiency of the design.
This firm begins it charge that, and more. I wait to see what the exact configuration will have this M5, but more interested in their next phone,M6, 21MP camera, 8 or 13MP secondary camera, etc. If I like the configuration used Xiaomi, to 2 phones, you will become a fan of them.I will buy products only from them.
The company Xiaomi will become the world leader in the segment of mobile phone market in the next 3-5 years.
There is the extraordinary leadership and skill.
Your way to glory will start with this phone M5.
Its not mi 5 actually, probably be mi5 plus or mi5 note.becoz, mi 5 already leaked several times with screen size of 5 or 5'2 inch size. And we we don't find any curved 2.5 D structure at back which confirmed in earlier leaks.
I don't understand one thing about SD820: why it has 2 clusters one with 2.1 GHz and one with 1.6 GHz if its quad core ? How SD800,801 and 805 are quad core but they can run at more than 2 GHz on all 4 cores and SD820 can't ?
nix, 04 Feb 2016Qhd screen 6 inch with amoled would be awesome for using vr and plz add temperature sensor an... moreSure. All of that and more. All you can fit in unrealistic wishlist and sell it for less than 200$. Even then someone would ask for even better specs and lower price. Kids commenting tech news...
Anonymous, 04 Feb 20165.7"? .. Ha ha what a joke.. All stupid OEMs pushing users to use phablet!! 😂&a... moreIs hard found high end smartphone with screen size below 5 inch.
Im waiting for Meizu 5 Pro Mini.
one critical question,
what is the use of snapdragon 820 on a 1080p!!!!! device?
useless,@ 1080p there is no difference between SD 808,810,820
what a waste of resources.
If the phone would sport 5.7" screen ...then i have to reconsider my decision of buying this phone..or maybe this is one of the variant of the flagship.?What about Mi5 plus
Qhd screen 6 inch with amoled would be awesome for using vr and plz add temperature sensor and radio fm etc with atleast 4 gb ram
5.7"? .. Ha ha what a joke.. All stupid OEMs pushing users to use phablet!! 😂😂 I want a froking phone..below or exactly 5"