Xiaomi Redmi 5 And Redmi 5 Plus Sale Starts From December 12, Price Starts At 699 Yuan

by Jeet 6

Xiaomi is going to launch the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus smartphones at a press event on December 7. Thanks to the previous leaks, we already know the specifications and features of the devices.

While the features and specs were confirmed, the pricing and availability information was not confirmed. Now, latest information regarding the devices has revealed the details related to the phone’s pricing and availability.

According to the latest report, the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus will be available for purchase from December 12. It is also being said that the company has prepared a lot of stock, ensuring that more and more people are able to purchase the devices.

Xiaomi Redmi 5

Earlier, the company had revealed the phone’s three major features — Full-Screen Display, Soft Selfie and 4,000mAh Battery. Previous leaks and TENAA certification have also given us a look at phone’s specifications.

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 will feature a 5.7-inch HD+ display with screen resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor, which is the first chipset in the Snapdragon 400 series that is using a 14mm process technology. It was launched in June this year.

The standard variant will come with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. There will be another variant of the phone 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. It will pack a 3,300mAh battery.

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.

It will be available in two variants — 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage. 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. The Redmi 5 Plus will pack a 4,000mAh battery.

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Xiaomi has already revealed that both the smartphone will be running the company’s latest MIUI 9, which is based on Android 7.1 Nougat operating system.

As of the pricing, the Redmi 5 with 2GB RAM will be priced at 699 (approx. $106) Yuan while the 3GB RAM model will cost 999 Yuan (approx. $151). The Redmi 5 Plus is priced at 999 Yuan (approx. $151) for the 3GB RAM model and 1,299 Yuan (approx. $196) Yuan for the 4GB RAM variant.