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Alleged Xiaomi Redmi 5 Models Receive 3C Certification; Redmi 5 Plus with 18:9 Display May Cost 999 Yuan

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 11

Yesterday, we had seen leaked images of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. The images revealed that the budget phablet is likely to arrive with an 18:9 display and dual rear cameras. However, fresh information suggests that Xiaomi may announce the alleged Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus before the Redmi Note 5. The alleged Redmi 5 duo have also received 3C certification in China.

The below render of the alleged Redmi 5 Plus suggests that it will be arriving with an impressive display, but it is unlikely to be as stunning as the screen of Xiaomi Mi MIX 2. Previous reports have revealed that the Redmi 5 Plus may feature a 5.7-inch display that will support a resolution of 720 x 1,440 pixels. The Redmi series of phones from Xiaomi have always featured smartphones with 5-inch display. Hence, it is strange to see the upcoming Redmi 5 Plus with a 5.7-inch display.

Rumors have it that the Snapdragon 450 chipset will be powering the Redmi 5 Plus. it is also speculated that it will be coming with a pair of 13-megapixel dual rear cameras. It is also expected to carry support for Quick Charge 3.0.

The 3C certification of the alleged Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus have revealed that these devices could be codenamed as MET7 and MEE7. The Redmi 5 may cost around 699 to 899 Yuan and the Redmi 5 Plus may carry a costlier price tag of 999 Yuan. These models may arrive in 3 GB and 4 GB RAM options.

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The alleged Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is speculated to get introduced in November. However, the Chinese manufacturer may unveil the Redmi 5 series as early as Oct. 16 or 17.  Xiaomi is known for teasing the features of its upcoming device before its official launch. However, as of this writing, the Chinese firm has not revealed any information on the alleged Redmi 5 phones. Hence, we advise our readers to digest this report with a pinch of salt.

What do you think about the design of the Redmi 5 Plus and its alleged specs? Share us your thoughts by posting your comments below.



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  • Reyad

    Sorry but this pic is for pixel 2 xl !!!

  • HansKralter

    Oh my god, this is without a doubt the Pixel 2 XL. Who doesn’t see that, shouldn’t be allowed to write about phones.

    • dh33r4j

      “Anvin is your guy if you want to choose a perfect smartphone in your budget. He is always abreast with the latest news on smartphones and various tech products.”


  • hamaidx

    are you effin blind.. this is iPhoneX2 which apple would come up in another 20 Years.

    • Josef Izchaki


  • Lucky Ayer

    its just pic create by romer its fake both pic

  • Ole

    This photo shows the Pixel XL, nothing Else…

    • C. Buck

      Pixel 2 XL, sry

      • BayD

        You do know right how the pixel 2 xl looks?
        Double check.
        The bezel is bigger on the pixel 2 xl

        • BayD

          Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5 with full-screen display, dual camera leaked …

  • Bojan Radovanović

    Since when $ is a sign for yuan???
    99$ for a Redmi device would be….crazy