Xiaomi Redmi 5 with 5.7-inch and Redmi 5 Plus with 5.99 inch display announced

Xiaomi has announced their latest smartphones with 18:9 aspect ratio displays, the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus at an event in China. the smaller Redmi 5 sports a 5.7-inch HD+ 18:9 full-screen display while the Redmi 5 Plus comes with a 5.99-inch FHD+ 18:9 full-screen display. The Redmi 5 is powered by a Snapdragon 450 processor with 2GB/16GB storage and 3GB / 32GB storage options. The Redmi 5 Plus is powered by Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm chipset coupled with 3GB / 32GB and 4GB / 64GB storage variants. Both devices come with expandable storage.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus

Both devices run on Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS out of the box with MIUI 9 on top. Both Redmi 5 and REdmi 5 Plus come with 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and a 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash.

Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 5:

Display: 5.7-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with 450 nits Brightness, 72% NTSC Color Gamut, 1000: 1 Contrast Ratio

Processor: 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 450 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU

RAM and Storage: 2GB RAM with 16GB storage, 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD

Camera: 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and a 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash

OS: Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) with MIUI 9

Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD), Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor

Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS

Battery: 3300mAh

The Redmi 5 is powered by a 3300mAh battery while the Redmi 5 Plus is powered by a 4000mAh battery. On the back, both devices carry the design from Redmi Note series while the front of the device is very 2017 with Full view display having 18:9 aspect ratio.

Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus:

Display: 5.99-inch (2160 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with 450 nits Brightness

Processor: 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm with Adreno 506 GPU

RAM and Storage: 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD

Camera: 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and a 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash

OS: Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) with MIUI 9

Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD), Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor

Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS

Battery: 4000mAh

The Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus are available in Black, Gold, Light Blue and Rose Gold colors and will be on sale in China from December 12th. The pricing of the devices as announced in China are –

  • Redmi 5 (2GB RAM+16GB storage) – 799 yuan approximately Rs. 7,800
  • Redmi 5 (3GB RAM+32GB storage) – 899 yuan approximately Rs. 8,800
  • Redmi 5 Plus (3GB RAM+32GB storage)  – 999 yuan approximately Rs. 9,800
  • Redmi 5 Plus (4GB RAM+64GB storage) – 1299 yuan approximately Rs. 12,700

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