Xiaomi Mi 5S surfaces yet again in benchmarks: Release date of next-gen smartphone in India could be imminent
Xiaomi Mi 5S surfaces yet again in benchmarks: Next-gen smartphone could be released soon in IndiaRohit KVN/ IBTimes India

The next-gen Xiaomi Mi 5S that is expected to be officially launched at an event on September 27 in China and then get released in other countries, including India, has now apparently got benchmarked. It acquired a score of 164002, which is a potential indicator of the performance of the smartphone's processor. The benchmarking also serves as an indicator of the Mi 5S posing intense competition to the likes of Samsung and Apple.

The benchmarks, Chinese social networking site Weibo reported, indicate the Antutu benchmark score of 164002, and also seemingly confirm the nomenclature of the Xiaomi Mi 5S. The smartphone indicated in these new Antutu benchmarks is 'Xiaomi Mi 5S'.

Check out the screenshots of the benchmarks below:

The key technical specifications of the Xiaomi Mi 5S have also surfaced online unofficially. The smartphone is said to offer the following key hardware aspects:

  • 5.15-inch display offering the Force Touch functionality
  • 2.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC and Adreno 530 GPU
  • 6 GB RAM
  • 256 GB internal storage
  • 16 MP rear camera with dual LED flash
  • Dual SIM-card support
  • LTE, HSPA, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi and USB Type-C connectivity/support
  • 3,490 mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support

Xiaomi has also scheduled a flash sale on September 14 to sell the Redmi 3S. This flash sale could very well be the last one, thereby paving the way for the release of the next-gen Xiaomi Mi 5S in India.