Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus India launch Expected on February 14
Xiaomi Redmi 5 & Redmi Note 5 Plus is an upcoming smartphone by Xiaomi. It’s expected to launch the Xiaomi Redmi 5 in India on 14 February 2018. The phone was already launched in China in last year December 2017 & it’s 4 Colour Variants (Black, Gold, Light Blue, and Rose Gold) with the 2GB RAM variant priced at CNY ¥799 (₹ 8,100) and the 3GB RAM variant priced at CNY ¥899 (₹ 9,100). Last month, a third 4GB RAM variant was also launched at a price of CNY ¥1,099 (₹ 11,200).
The Redmi 5 Plus 3GB RAM variant is sold for CNY ¥999 (₹ 10,200) in China, and the 4GB RAM variant is sold for CNY ¥1,299 (₹ 13,200). Availability and pricing details for India are currently unknown; we can expect confirmation of the launch event.
The Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus are Dual SIM (Nano) smartphones that run MIUI 9 on top of Android Nougat. Xiaomi Redmi 5 sports 5.7-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels resolution) display, Under the hood, is a 1.8GHz Snapdragon 450 processor with Adreno 506 GPU. In China, the Redmi 5 is available in three variants. while The Redmi 5 Plus comes with a bigger 5.99-inch Full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels resolution) display – both device with an 18:9 aspect ratio display.
The Redmi 5 is powered by a Snapdragon 450 SoC, coupled with 2GB / 3GB / 4GB RAM and 16GB / 32GB inbuilt storage. The Redmi 5 Plus is powered by a Snapdragon 625 SoC processor clocked at 2.0GHz with Adreno 506 GPU coupled with 3GB / 4GB and 32GB / 64GB of inbuilt storage. Redmi 5 Plus was launched in China in two storage options – 3GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage.
The Redmi 5 comes with a 3300mAh battery & another side Redmi Note 5 Plus comes with a 4,000mAh battery. The phone runs to MIUI 9 which is based on Android Nougat. both phones bear the same 12MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and a 5MP front camera with soft-light selfie flash. A fingerprint scanner is placed on the back of the phone. A microSD card slot is also included for expandable storage. Both phones are 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB charging port & all sensors on the phones include like ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, gyroscope, and accelerometer.