Xiaomi announced the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus devices

From a while, a lot of leaks and rumors were coming about the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus, but today Xiaomi has finally removed the curtains and presented its two new budget devices, they are non-other than the Xiaomi Redmi 5 and the Redmi 5 Plus. These devices are today announced at an event in China, and for now, they will be made available in China. So without wasting any further time let�s jump to their price and specifications.

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Xiaomi Redmi 5

Redmi 5
Image of the Redmi 5 device.
Image courtesy: fonearena .com

It is a Dual-SIM smartphone and is among the few Xiaomi devices that houses an 18:9 ratio display, it has a 5.7(inch) HD+ Display with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450(64 bit) Octa-Core processor clocked at 1.8Ghz coupled with optional 2GB/3GB of RAM. It comes in two ROM variants 16GB/32GB. In the Camera section it has a 12MP rear Camera with LED Flash, PDAF and in the front a 5MP snapper is present. The phone houses a 3300mAh battery which gives adequate battery backup. It also sports a Fingerprint Scanner in the rear.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus

Redmi 5 Plus
Image of the Redmi 5 Plus device.
Image courtesy: fonearena .com

It is a bigger and better variant of the Redmi 5 and sports a 5.99(inch) Full HD+ 18:9 ratio Display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The phone comes powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625(64 bit) Octa-Core processor clocked at 2.2Ghz coupled with optional 3GB/4GB of RAM.

The device will be made available in two ROM versions 32GB/64GB. In the Camera department it has a 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF and in the front a 5MP snapper is present. The phone houses a 4000mAh battery which is more significant than that of the Redmi 5’s 3300mAh battery. Fingerprint Scanner is present in the rear of the smartphone.

Both devices run on the MIUI 9 based on Android 7.0 Nougat, the devices will be made available in Black, Blue, Gold, and Rose Gold colors. When it comes to pricing, Redmi 5 is priced at CNY 799 for the (2GB RAM/16GB ROM) version and CNY 899 for the (3GB RAM/32GB ROM) version. Redmi 5 Plus is priced at CNY 999 for the (3GB RAM/32GB ROM) variant and CNY 1299 for the (4GB RAM/64GB ROM) version. The devices will be available in China from 12th�of December.

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