Xiaomi faces lawsuit for its Xiaomi Mi 5 and Mi 5 Plus in US

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This time it seems to the Xiaomi’s turn to get trolled as Blue Spike LLC, a US based patent troll turns to the company with a lawsuit. The patent troll put the petition to the District Court in US State of Texas against the Chinese smartphone manufacturer asking for a jury trial. The Blue Spike claimed that the Chinese manufacturer has violated the US patent titled Data Protection Method and Device.

According to the lawsuit filed by the Blue Spike, Xiaomi has used the patent in its flagship models without permission. The details provided by the Blue Spike include several device models of Xiaomi including some unannounced devices too.

This is however not a particular case against Xiaomi as the Blue Spike has recently filed similar cases against 45 companies.

The list of Xiaomi devices that were reported with the patent issue includes the Xiaomi Mi5 and Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus which are yet unannounced. Besides these you can find the Xiaomi Mi4, Mi4 LTE, Mi4c, Mi 4i, Mi Note Plus, Redmi 1S, Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi 2A and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2.

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According to a leaked image of the unannounced Xiaomi Mi 5 flagship show a bezel free design smartphone with 5.2inch display. With Snapdragon 820 SoC the device seems to be a high performing one boasted by 4GB RAM. With 16GB and 64GB options the flagship devices is going to introduce a 16megapixel camera on rear end with up to 8megapixel on front.

While the second device mentioned in the Blue Spike is the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus, a larger version of the unannounced duo. The device is expected with a large 5.5inch or a larger 5.7inch display having the same Snapdragon SoC and 4GB of RAM under the hood. The camera and other specs are also expected to remain same.

This is however not a particular case against Xiaomi as the Blue Spike has recently filed similar cases against 45 companies.

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