Well, we have seen lots of renders of Xiaomi Mi 5 lately. This time we have got to see in real images. Yesterday, we reported about the leaked renders from a leakster Zaeke, they didn’t match completely, but they were really really close. Now today, these real images were uploaded by a Weibo user, but removed later. He also uploaded Xiaomi Mi 5’s patent documents, earlier today, which also we will cover in this post.
The bottom is blurred out, but it seems like it is having a USB Type-C port, and speaker on one side of that port and microphone on the other side, probably, or they could be dual bottom firing speakers, microphone being somewhere else. These images confirm the oval shaped home button too and according to the the previous rumours, it should have be having the fingerprint scanner. The leakster also uploaded the patent documents dated December 23, 2015, one of those documents was above, two below.
These patent documents also confirm the curved design we saw in the yesterday’s leaked renders. Stay Tuned for more leaks!
Update 1 That leakster also uploaded the patent documents of its fingerprint scanner last night which appears to be build inside the screen. I can’t tell you about its working at this moment, but we will definitely get to know more about it near future.
Update 2 Here is the complete image of Xiaomi Mi 5’s design patent and a report coming from Techweb tells us more about the fingerprint scanner embedded in the display. As expected, it should be the ultrasonic fingerprint scanner and should work when you touch anywhere on the screen. Also the display in Xiaomi Mi 5 will be pressure sensitive just like Apple’s 3D touch.