The xiaomi Mix 5 had completely vanished from the tech world's radar, with the latest rumors dating back to November 2021 when the Xiaomi 12 range wasn't even official. However, a year and a half later, Digital Chat Station unexpectedly brings the topic back. The Chinese insider has posted on Weibo a photo of what appears to be a Xiaomi Mix 5. With the information screen fully visible.
Xiaomi MIX 5's boxy design, under-display camera, and key specs revealed in a live image
Although there aren't many details, MIUI (version 14) still displays the crucial information. It turns out that Xiaomi had put the Mix 5 project aside. But it kept the hardware “fresh” with the second generation Qualcomm Snapdragon 8. The same one found in the Xiaomi 13 range (and in the top android 2023 range).
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Initially, when comparing the display specifications on the screen with those on the Xiaomi 13 Pro technical sheet, doubts arose. But a quick look at the smartphone‘s shape and image definition reveals that the Xiaomi 13 Pro has a prominently curved display at the edges, whereas the Xiaomi Mix 5 in the picture has a flat screen and a square profile.
There is no other information available right now. If the rumors are true and the Mix 5 project is still ongoing, it will make headlines again. The alleged technical specifications for the Xiaomi Mix 5 are impressive. It reportedly has a 6.73-inch OLED display with a resolution of 3,200 x 1,440 pixels. In addition to a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage (with the possibility of other versions). And it's running MIUI 14 UI and a 4,820mAh battery.
To conclude, the return of the Xiaomi Mix 5 is thrilling news for tech enthusiasts eagerly waiting for its release. The rumor suggests that the project is still ongoing and that the device's hardware is still impressive. While there may be some doubts about the technical specifications, the prospect of a new Xiaomi Mix on the market is enticing. We will have to wait and see if Xiaomi confirms or denies the rumors. For now, tech lovers can only hope for the Mix 5's comeback.