Update: Xiaomi Mi5 unconfirmed compatible with 18 LTE bands

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Since the launch of the Xiaomi Mi5 this week one of the big questions has been “what LTE networks will it support?” Well we have the possible answer here.

The Xiaomi Mi5 has grabbed the headlines more than once over the past few months, but now the phone has launched we can finally settle down and confirm some of the specifications of the flagship.

One detail that has concerned many international buyers who plan to import the Mi5 is what LTE networks will the phone be compatible with? Xiaomi staff at the Mi5 media event in Barcelona weren’t too sure, but now the company has officially unveiled the details MIUI community has tried to fill in the blanks.

Xiaomi Mi5 network support

Network
4G FDD-LTE
TDD-LTE
Unconfirmed bands: LTE bands: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 12 / 13 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 25 / 26 / 27 / 28 / 29
38 / 39 / 40 / 41
3G TD-SCDMA
WCDMA
CDMA 2000
bands 34 / 39
bands 1 / 2 / 5 / 8
bands BC0 / BC1
2G GSM
CDMA 1X
bands 2 / 3 / 5 / 8
BC0 / BC1

These unconfirmed details are taken from a MIUI FAQ about the Xiaomi Mi5 which also claims the latest Xiaomi phone will come with a locked bootloader too.