Recent reports have revealed that Xiaomi would be unveiling two full screen budget phones ahead of Singles’ Day (Nov. 11). Since the arrival of these phones seem to be drawing near, fresh information coming from China suggests that Xiaomi would soon start teasing the alleged Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus smartphones that are speculated to arrive with 18:9 aspect ratio supporting screens.
Redmi 5 Specs
The Redmi 5 seems to be a low-range smartphone as it features a 5.7-inch display that will carry support for 720 x 1280 pixels and Snapdragon 450 chipset. The SoC is likely to be coupled with 3 GB of RAM. The rear side of the phone may feature a 12-megapixel snapper.
It is expected to carry a price tag of 799 Yuan (~$120). Recent reports have revealed that the Redmi 5 would be coming in another variant featuring 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage. It is speculated to arrive with a pricing of 899 Yuan (~$135). A previous report had claimed that it would be coming with a 6-megapixel front camera and an 8-megapixel rear camera.
Redmi 5 Plus Specs
The leaked specs of the Redmi 5 Plus suggests that it could be a mid-range phone. It is rumored to arrive with a 5.99-inch screen that will carry support for FHD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The popular Snapdragon 625 that powers many other Xiaomi phones such as Mi Max 2, Redmi Note 4, Mi A1 and Redmi 4 Prime is speculated to fuel the Redmi 5 Plus phone. It is rumored to include 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual rear cameras.
The Redmi 5 Plus is pegged to come preinstalled with Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS. The 32 GB storage variant of the phone featuring 3 GB of RAM is likley to be priced 999 Yuan (~$150). Its 64 GB storage model with 4 GB of RAM is rumored to arrive with a pricing of 1,299 Yuan (~$195)
As mentioned above, Nov. 11 is an immensely popular online shopping day in China and is often referred to as 11/11. Several Chinese smartphone manufacturers including Xiaomi are providing attractive discounts on various phones for the upcoming 11/11 sale. With only few days remaining for 11/11 shopping day, Xiaomi is also expected to begin the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus in the next two days.
The leaked specifications of Redmi 5 and 5 Plus smartphones may sound confusing. However, the exact details on these phones are expected to appear soon as they are rumored to get announced by this week.