The Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro haven’t completely settled in the Indian market yet, and Xiaomi wants to add another one to the mix. In the launch video of MI TV 4A in India, Xiaomi teased an upcoming smartphone along with its unveiling date.
The teaser showed only the side profile of the phone, which was enough to make out a camera bump and two lines at the top and the bottom parts of the rear panel. The outline is similar to Redmi Note 5 that was introduced in China as Redmi 5 Plus. So it is likely that Xiaomi may bring its Redmi 5, the successor of Redmi 4 to India.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Features
As for the specification, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 features 5.7-inch full HD+ display with 18:9 screen aspect ratio. Under the hood, the powered by 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 processor well-integrated with Adreno 506 GPU.
The Redmi 5 might come in two RAM and ROM variants in India as well. The base variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage and the top-variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The phone will run on a dated Android Nougat-based MIUI 9 out of the box unless Xiaomi decides to upgrade it to Android Oreo.
For photography, the Redmi 5 flaunts a combination of 12-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel selfie camera. The device will draw juice from its 3300mAh battery.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Price (Expected)
The Redmi 5 India price is expected to be around Rs. 8,999 for its base variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM and Rs. 10,999 for 4GB RAM and 64GB storage option.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Specifications
|Model||Xiaomi Redmi 5|
|Display||5.7-inch (18:9), 1080×2160 pixel Full HD+ display|
|Internal Storage||16GB/32GB, expandable to 128GB|
|Others||4G, VoLTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Fingerprint sensor, IR blaster, and GPS|
|Price||to be announced|