The tycoon of china smartphones Xiaomi clearing a platform to launch its first product in India for 2018. The company set to unveil Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus on February 14 ( Valentine’s Day) in India. The company has already sent out a media invite for the launch its products and the event will take place in New Delhi.
The company has already launched its products in China in December last year, alongside the Redmi 5 Plus. Now the company is bringing Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus to India. The phone available in Black, Gold, Light Blue, and Rose Gold colour variants with the 2GB RAM variant.
The starting price of the Redmi 5 is at 799 Yuan in China Rs 8,100 and the starting price of the Redmi 5 Plus 3GB RAM variant (CNY 999) is Rs 10,200 and its 4GB RAM/ 64GB ROM model’s costs CNY 1,299 (Rs 12,700 approx) in China. The price of the phone in India is still unknown.
Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus specifications
The Redmi 5 has 5.7-inch display with HD+ resolution (1440 x 720 pixels), 18:9 aspect ratio display. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset and it runs on Android 7.0 Nougat based MIUI 9.It is packed with a 3,300 mAh battery. It comes with a 12MP rear camera and it has a 5MP front shooter.
The Redmi 5 available in three variants like 2GB RAM and 16GB storage, 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM and 32GB storage. It comes with 2+1 card slot and it supports simultaneous use of two 4G nano-SIM cards and a microSD card up to 128GB.
The Redmi 5 plus has 5.99-inch Full HD+ screen (2160 x 1080 pixel resolution). The phone comes with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 or Snapdragon 630/636 chipset. It is packed with a 4,000mAh battery.a 4,000mAh battery. It has a 12MP main camera with a 5MP front-facing camera with a selfie flash. It comes with two storage variants like 3GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage.