Xiaomi Mi5 apparently set for 2015 release
Xiaomi's Hugo Barra Reuters

Chinese handset maker Xiaomi, which is expected to release its Android Lollipop-driven Mi 5 smartphone in Q4 2015, now seems to be working on yet another Android 5.0 device for simultaneous release.

According to a GSMArena report that quotes MyDrivers (a Chinese technology portal), the latest offering, tentatively termed "Ferrari", is a next-gen smartphone, which has undergone benchmark tests; the results of which have been released by MyDrivers.

The technical aspects of the Xiaomi Ferrari as per the benchmark tests are mentioned below:

  • 4.9in display with capacitive touchscreen having resolutions of 1920x1080 and featuring 5 finger gesture support
  • Google Android 5.0.2 'Lollipop' operating platform straight out of the box
  • 1.6GHz octa-core CPUC within a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC
  • Qualcomm Adreno 505 GPU
  • OpenGL ES 3.0 3D API support
  • 12MP rear camera featuring autofocus, face detection and touch focus features
  • 4.8MP front snapper
  • 1.8GB RAM
  • 12GB internal storage
  • Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 2.0 and microUSB connectivity, along with accelerometer, compass, GPS, gyroscope, lightsensor, pedometer and proximity sensors.

Keeping the above technical aspects in mind, it is evident that the Xiaomi Ferrari will be a mid-range, low-cost smartphone.