New alleged Mi 5 images (black variant) leak online

A couple of new images alleged to be of Xioami’s upcoming Mi 5 flagship smartphone have surfaced online. The images, which were posted on Weibo but have since been taken down, show the black-colored variant of the device.

This comes just a couple of weeks after new renders as well as a video featuring the Mi 5leaked. The handset has already been the subject of several leaks and rumors until now.

The smartphone is confirmed to be powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 820 SoC. Other rumored specs include 5.2″ QHD display, 4GB of RAM, 16MP/13MP camera combo, as well as a 3,600mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

Its unveiling is set for January 21, while sales will begin February 8 onwards.