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Xiaomi Redmi 5 And Redmi 5 Plus With Full-Screen Display To Launch On December 7

by Jeet 7

Currently, Mi Mix 2 is the only smartphone with a full-screen display from Xiaomi. That will change on December 7 as the company is all set to launch the much anticipated Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus smartphone on that date.

The company is holding a press event on December 7 where it will launch the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus. Along with that, the company has also revealed three major features of the device — Full-Screen Display, Soft Selfie and 4,000mAh Battery.

Redmi 5 and 5 Plus Launch Teaser

While the company has not revealed the phone’s specifications, previous leaks give us hint about what to expect. The Redmi 5 smartphone is expected to come with a 5.7-inch HD+ display with screen resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. Under the hood, it will be powered by the Snapdragon 450 processor.

Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon 450 is a new chipset from the company which was launched in June this year. It is the first chipset in the Snapdragon 400 series that is using a 14mm process technology. It is positioned as an upgrade to the Snapdragon 435 processor.

The smartphone is expected to pack 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. There will be another variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB onboard storage. The device will come with a 12-megapixel camera sensor at the back and a 5-megapixel front-facing snapper.

Redmi 5

On the other hand, the Redmi 5 Plus is expected to feature a 5.99-inch screen that will carry support for FHD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and an 18:9 aspect ratio. It will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, the same one that is powering the Redmi Note 4 smartphone.

This one is expected to come with a dual camera setup at the back, featuring a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. It will run on Android 7.1 Nougat operating system based company’s own MIUI.

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As of the pricing, the Redmi 5 is reportedly going to be priced at 699 Yuan (approximately $106) while the Redmi 5 Plus could be priced at 999 Yuan (approximately $151).

 

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  • Gousgounis

    SD625 supports WUXGA (1900×1200) display
    2160 x 1080 = 2332800 pixels
    1900 x 1200 = 2280000 pixels
    2160 > 1900 & 2332800 > 2280000
    I’m considering buying a redmi 5plus but I hope for a better CPU and dual camera

    • Farid Castañeda

      Yes, this is correct 625, 626 or 630 not support FHD+ 18:9, but 636 support FHD+ in 18:9 with Adreno 509. Viva!! 636 with KYRO 260

      • Gousgounis

        Don’t get too excited.
        I’m sure xiaomi will manage to disappoint us by using the same SoC and camera on both models.

        • willysson

          I wonder about the pricing. The Mi Max 2 has the SD625 with 6.44″ 1080p screen for around $230. The Redmi 5 Plus will have a similar “build” for around $150? I don’t believe it.

  • John

    Where is Redmi Note 5?

  • Sir TittyTwist

    The Snapdragon 450 is basically a 625..

    It sure is odd using the same chipset in two phones, especially when one has double the resolution.

  • I’m really interested in their. Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus

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