REVIEW: Xiaomi Mi 5X with Snapdragon 625 SoC and dual camera

REVIEW: Xiaomi Mi 5X with Snapdragon 625 SoC and dual camera

Today we present the analysis of the new Xiaomi Mi 5X A mid-range Smartphone with interesting features for the price it has on the market, in this model it stands out above all for its two main cameras with sensors. 13 MP and flash positioned horizontally where we naturally find a panoramic mode. The SoC of this new Smartphone is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 and as is normal in this price range, it already comes standard with 4 GB RAM., We have a version with 64 GB of storage memory that is the one we analyze and another cheaper that has 32 GB of storage, has a battery of 3080 mAh, WiFi aC, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, NFC and Qualcomm Snapdragon X9 LTE ​​modem. The screen is a 5.5 inch With a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels, let’s see in our review how this interesting smartphone behaves. This model has an almost identical version in hardware called Xiaomi Mi A1 which has firmware Android One controlled by Google, this version does not have Radio.

Model Xiaomi Mi 5X
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 (MSM8953)
Octa Core Cortex A-53 2,0 GHz / 14 nm
GPU Adreno 506
System MIU 8.5 / Android 7.1.2 (64bit)
Format Smartphone
Battery 3080 mAh
Weight 165 Gr
Measures 15,54 x 7,58 x 0,73 cm
Screen 5,5″ LTPS IPS
1920 x 1080 /  16:9
10 point multi-touch
Cristal 2,5D / Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Storage 64 GB / 32 GB
Wifi Si, ac 2.4/5GHz
Bluetooth Yes, 4.2, A2DP, LE
Modem 2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
3G: WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100MHz
4G: FDD-LTE B1/B3/B5/B7/B8
TDD-LTE B38/B39/B40/B41
GPS Si, GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BDS
Radio And
Ports USB Type-C
Jack audio 3,5mm
SIM options A – 2x nanoSIM
B – 1x nanoSIM + 1x microSD hasta 256GB
Multimedia Rear cameras:
12 MP with 26mm lens and f / 2.2 aperture
12 MP with 50 mm lens and aperture of f / 2.6 / 2x Zoom
PDAF / Flash dual / Video [email protected]
Front camera 5MP / Video 1080p
Infrared port
Sensors Light
Led notifications colors
Content 5V 2A charger
Cable USB a USB Type-C


Package content

El smartphone Xiaomi Mi 5X It is presented to us in a compact box with the usual sober style of the brand, inside we have the Smartphone in the foreground at the top, below in an independent box we have a 5V 2A charger with its USB Type-C cable, the pin opening the SIM card slot and a manual in Chinese.

You can watch the video below unboxing of Xiaomi Mi 5X where we describe all the details of the content of the package and you can also see the screen on to observe its quality and image. You have more videos in our YOUTUBE CHANNEL where we always hang our latest news.

Product Details

El smartphone Xiaomi Mi 5X It has a metallic body with excellent finishes, the upper glass with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 certificate has a 2.5D bevel on its perimeter that makes it pleasant to the touch, the whole is pleasant but somewhat slippery. The general assembly is very good and it shows that this is a brand that takes great care of details in this regard.

On one of the sides we have the power and unlock button in addition to the volume controls, the design is correct and easy to locate, as we can see, it has a very attractive beveled finish.

The back of the Xiaomi Mi 5X It lets us see the general design lines, on the perimeter we have rounded edges, the thickness is very small and only the camera protrudes at the top, by putting a silicone cover on it, it is protected, for example.

In the upper left corner of the back we have the 12 MP camera with 26mm lens and f / 2.2 aperture accompanied by another 12 MP camera with panoramic lens 50 mm and aperture of f / 2.6, we have an autofocus system PDAF. Next to the camera we have the dual tone flash which gives us good color results in night scenes.

At the bottom we find the port USB Type-C that allows us to connect it to the charger or our computer without worrying about the position of the connector since it is reversible, next to it we can see the holes for the microphone, the speaker and the 3.5m audio jack

In the upper part we can see the 3.5mm audio jack, on the screen you can see the 5 MP camera next to the front speaker, on the other side of this speaker we have an RGB notification led.

In the SIM card slot we can mount two nanoSIM cards if we are going to use two different phone companies, we also have the option of mounting a microSIM and a memory card microSD up to 256 GB.

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