Redmi 5 And Redmi 5 Plus With Bezel-Less Displays To Be Launched On 7th December
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus are scheduled to be launched on the 7th of December at an event in China. While the launch is just a couple of days away, there are plenty of leaks that have revealed key specifications of the smartphone.
In a promotional video released by the Chinese smartphone maker, the Redmi 5 and 5 Plus are shown with thin bezels and tall 18:9 displays with the launch date revealed as the 7th of December.
In a recent leak via TENNA, it was revealed that the Redmi 5 and the Redmi 5 Plus will have a 5.7-inch and 5.99-inch display, respectively. While the Redmi5 will have a 1440 x 720 px resolution, the Redmi 5 Plus will have a higher 2160 x 1080 px resolution.
Under the hood, the Redmi 5 will have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset while the bigger sibling, the Redmi 5 Plus will have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset. While both the phones will; have 32GB and 64GB onboard storage variants, the Redmi 5 will also have a 16GB storage variant.
The Redmi 5 will be poweredby a 3200 mAh battery and the Redmi 5 Plus will be powered by a massive 4000 mAh battery. The fingerprint will sit at the back of the phone which has become common in Redmi phones.
Both the smartphones are expected to feature a 5MP front-facing camera that will be equipped with an LED flash and a rear-mounted 12MP camera.
The Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus are speculated to be respectively priced at 699 Yuan ( US $105 approx.) and 999 Yuan (US $151 approx.) for the base variants.
With the Redmi series being one of the most successful smartphone lineups in India, it won’t be a surprise if Xiaomi launches at least the Redmi 5 in India immediately after its China launch, or after the Redmi Note 5 launch in India.