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.
Xiaomi Redmi 5
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
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.