Xiaomi Mi5

Xiaomi Mi5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Vote best smartphone – Mobile Madness 2016

Xiaomi Mi5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Vote best smartphone – Mobile Madness 2016

Roy Choi

Today we have the Xiaomi Mi5 facing off against the Galaxy Note 5 in this match up of the Mobile Madness.  The Note 5 won its previous round against the HTC One A9 to make it here. The Xiaomi Mi5 won’t be an easy phone to acquire here stateside as the company has stated its devices won’t support US LTE bands. That being said, the Mi5 is a compelling phone, especially when you consider...

Mi5 teardown gives us a peek at the guts of a new flagship Android smartphone

Mi5 teardown gives us a peek at the guts of a new flagship Android smartphone

Jacob Kleinman

Xiaomi’s Mi5 may not be headed to the U.S., but you can still gawk at its beautiful hardware online. A quick teardown from Chinese site IT168 reveals what’s under the hood of this powerful new flagship phone. The teardown doesn’t reveal many surprises, but it does confirm a few things. There’s no microSD slot, which we already knew, but the phone does feature an NFC chip along with...

Xiaomi Mi5 should work with all the major U.S. carriers (Updated: Never Mind)

Xiaomi Mi5 should work with all the major U.S. carriers (Updated: Never Mind)

Jacob Kleinman

Xiaomi’s Mi5 may not ever officially launch in the U.S., but it looks like the device could come packed with LTE bands for all the major American carriers. The news comes from a post on the company’s own online forum, though we still don’t have actual confirmation. According to the post, which is currently being updated for Xiaomi fans, most of the Mi5’s LTE bands are still unconfirmed...