Xiaomi Mi 5S Will Have NFC and Support Mi Pay

by Habeeb Onawole 3

Xiaomi will launch a new phone come September 27 and it is no secret that it’s the Xiaomi Mi 5S. Some of the details already leaked include a 3D touch display, an under-glass ultrasonic fingerprint scanner, Snapdragon 821, and 6GB of RAM. New details emerging today mentions that the Mi 5S will also get a NFC chip and support for bus card and bank card payments.



Xiaomi announced its own form of mobile payment last month called MI Pay. It will allow users store card details on their phone and allow them make payments at supported terminals. The payment platform already supports seven banks with an additional six to be added later this month. However, the supported banks are Chinese banks.

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The Mi 5s has also been reported to come in multiple storage variants. Buyers will be able to choose from 64GB, 128GB, or 256GB storage options. It will also feature Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0.