Xiaomi India gave a teaser for an upcoming Android smartphone at a recent launch event. What do you think it can be? Was it Redmi 5 or Mi A2 or Redmi Y2?
Before going ahead, let’s see what was the teaser again:
That’s it? Yes, and we are going to make a perfect guess with the body and texture of the smartphone.
From the side view, it seems very close to Redmi 5 which is already launched in other country and resembles exactly to it.
- 1 Xiaomi Redmi 5 Teaser & Leaked News
- 2 Xiaomi Redmi 5 Features & Specifications
- 3 Xiaomi Redmi 5 Price & Launch Date
Many news articles popped up since the teaser and they too are predicting it to be Redmi 5 launch in India.
Teaser also showed the exact launch date for Redmi 5 is 14th March. After the launch, Redmi 5 will be arranged for a flash sale in few days.
Redmi # series are low budget-centric smartphones and hence Redmi 5 price in India would be under Rs. 10,000
Just like Redmi Note series, it can also come with another variant as Redmi 5 Pro or Redmi 5 Plus in India.
From the expectations and rumors, Redmi 5 will come up with single camera setup whereas Redmi 5 Plus will have dual camera setup.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Features & Specifications
Now comes the part of Redmi 5 specifications for Indian users, although there isn’t much difference there could be sometimes in terms of processor or SIM ports.
Redmi 5 is expected to come with Android v7.1.2 (nougat) clubbed with latest MIUI 9.1 and integration of hybrid dual SIM slot for Indian customers.
It has a 5.7 Inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels having an IPS LCD Display having ~75.9% screen-to-body ratio.
With respect to a low budget smartphone, Redmi 5 will come up with Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Chipset patched with Adreno 506 GPU.
Coming to the memory point of view, it may come up with 32 GB variant clubber with 3 GB of RAM or 64 GB variant clubbed with 3 or 4 GB of RAM.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Primary camera will be 12 MP as usual with 5 MP of selfie camera. Redmi 5 Plus may come with dual camera setup where the second camera could handle low light or maybe zoom lens.
As usual, you will get additional features such as fingerprint sensor on the back, an infrared sensor on the top, and much more.
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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Specs:
- Build: Plastic frame, metal back
- Connectivity: Dual SIM (hybrid microSD slot)
- OS: Android 7.1.2 Nougat, MIUI 9.1
- Screen: 5.7″ 18:9 IPS LCD, 720p (282ppi)
- Gorilla Glass
- Camera: 12MP, f/2.2, 5MP selfie, 1080p video (both)
- Chipset: Snapdragon 450, Adreno 506
- Memory: 2GB/3GB of RAM + 16GB/32GB of storage
- Battery: 3,300mAh (non-removable)
- Misc: Fingerprint reader; Infrared port
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Features:
- Powerful Battery: New Xiaomi Redmi 5 comes with a massive 3,300 mAh battery, which can easily last a whole day with heavy usage. Although it may or may not come with fast charging support.
- Good cameras: Redmi 5 is also expected to come with a camera setup of 12MP and 5MP and a dual camera setup for Redmi 5 Plus variant.
- Good processor: In comparison to its predecessor, Redmi 4 which has Snapdragon 435, Xiaomi Redmi 5 is expected to come with Snapdragon 450 Processor.
- Hybrid SIM slot: Xiaomi Redmi 5 will come with Hybrid SIM slot, which is made possible especially for Indian customers who generally prefer two SIM in one smartphone.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Price & Launch Date
Xiaomi Redmi 5 has already launched in other parts of the world and available for purchase but in Indian users generally have to wait for Xiaomi products to get launched.
According to Gsmarena, Redmi 5 will be a low budget smartphone and hence can touch a maximum of 10000 Indian Rupees or to be precise, €115 for Redmi 5 and €130 for Redmi 5 Plus.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Price in India
Taking International price into consideration and taking the Made in India factor, Xiaomi Redmi 5 price in India would be Rs. 8,999 whereas you can book Redmi 5 Plus at INR 9,999.
Although, these are just a rough estimate and Xiaomi is known to surprise it’s customers and hence this price may be even cheaper and can range from 7,999 to 8,999 for both smartphone variants.
Redmi 5 Launch and Next Flash Sale Date
According to the teaser given by Xiaomi in an event, the launch date for Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Xiaomi Redmi 5 plus is going to be 14th of March.
#Update: Amazon India gave a teaser about the launch of new upcoming MI smartphone. Hence, you will be able to book Redmi 5 on Amazon and Mi India website.
Soon after the launch, the date for next flash sale will be displayed on Mi India official website. Similar to Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, it can also be available on Flipkart or maybe Amazon.
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Smart Multitasking with a Superfast Performance
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A Sleek Design with a Wider View
Sporting a reinforced corner design, the display of your smartphone is protected if you drop it. The precise polished cover glass edge reduces the risk of damaging the display. This 5.7-inch display Redmi 5 is ergonomically designed to give its users a better hand feel. Shop for the Redmi 5 at Amazon.in and experience the pinnacle of technological advancement.
An Amazing Camera with a Commendable Battery Life
With a high-resolution 12-megapixel camera at the back, the Redmi 5 can capture amazing pictures in all light conditions. Featuring lifelike detail and color reproduction, you can share images and videos shot using this phone with friends and family and create unforgettable memories. The Redmi 5 also comes with a LED Selfie-light that automatically enhances facial features when you take a selfie. Powered by a high-capacity 3,300 mAh battery, the Redmi 5 has a standby time of up to 31 days. Use this smartphone all day long to play games, chat, browse through apps and watch movies without worrying about charging your phone. Enjoy great features and impeccable functionality with the sleek and stylish Redmi 5 by purchasing this smartphone online at Amazon India.
Here is the Youtube News on Xiaomi’s new smartphone launch on 14th March where the host mentions that there is a higher chance of it being Xiaomi Redmi 5 smartphone.