Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus – Big Reveal on December 7th
November 29, 2017 6:55 AM
Several rumors and leaks have surfaced about these new upcoming Xiaomi smartphones.
Xiaomi has recently commenced sending out press invites for the big launch of their Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus smartphones. The company has released posters that reveal the smartphone and available colors, and has officially announced the launch date for December 7th in China.
The Redmi smartphones have a single camera setup at the rear and it looks like there will be a blue color variant as well. These handhelds feature 18:9 2.5D curved glass displays have just been certified by TENAA.
These new Xiaomi smartphones with model numbers MDT1 and MDE1 which most likely refer to the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus devices respectively.
According to the rumored specs and features, we expect the Xiaomi Redmi 5 to come with 5.7-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display. These handsets will be powered by 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 450 chipset paired with Adreno 506 GPU. The device will likely offer 2GB RAM with 16GB storage, 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 is said to come with a 12MP rear camera with LED Flash and a 5MP front-facing camera. The device will likely be backed by a 3200mAh battery and it will run on Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) with MIUI 9.
The smartphone will come with Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano/microSD), Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS. Dimensions of the handset include 151.8 × 72.8 × 7.7mm and it weighs in at 157g.
Additionally, Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus are expected to come in Black, Rose Gold, Gold, White, Blue, Red, Pink, Gray and Silver colors.
Price of the device is CNY 1399 (~$220) and will go on sale from 10th December 2017.
Here are the SPECS:
_ Xiaomi Redmi 5 Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8953 lite Octa core processor with internal memory 64 GB and Ram memory of 4 GB. Operating System Android v 7.1.2(Nougat) Operating system along with MIUI 22.214.171.124. Display 5.7 inches High Definition Plus (HD+) LCD capacitive multi touch screen with screen resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and Aspect ratio of 18:9. Graphics Adreno 506 GPU Camera Rear Camera with 12 MP sensor.
Front Camera with 5 MP sensor. Memory 4 GB Storage Memory can be expanded Up to 128 GB in this smartphone. Dual SIM slots with only Nano SIM Compatibility.
Battery Non Removable 3300 mAh Li-ion battery Connectivity Standard WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) and Bluetooth v 4.2 connectivity. Ports Micro USB port, USB 2.0HS
3.5 mm audio jack port. Special Features Sensors like Rear Finger print, proximity, Gyro,Ambient light sensor, compass and Magnetic sensor. Dimensions (W x D x H) Dimensions of the phone 151.80 × 72.80 × 7.70 millimeters. Weight 157.00 grams. Colors Light Blue, Black, Rose Gold/Pink, Gold Colors.