Mobile in Africa Group (MIA) has launched the Xiaomi Mi 5 in South Africa for R7,999.
The device is available through MIA’s online shop and at Dion Wired, Makro, Incredible Connection, Takealot, hi-online.co.za, and Foschini.
It is also available on contract through Vodacom, with a uChoose Flexi 150 with 5GB of bonus data priced at R399 per month for 24 months.
The Mi 5 runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and 3GB of RAM, features a 16MP rear camera, 4MP front camera, and is powered by a 3,000mAh battery.
Specifications are summarised in the table below.
|Specifications||Xiaomi Mi 5|
|Dimensions||144.6 x 69.2 x 7.25 mm|
|Operating system||Android 6.0 Marshmallow MIUI v7|
|Display||5.15″ 1080p (1,080 x 1,920)|
|Processor||2x 1.8GHz + 2x 1.6GHz MSM8996 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820)|
|SIM type||Dual or single nano|