Xiaomi is bringing the 18:9 aspect ratio to the budget section and as expected, that’s again a masterstroke by the Chinese manufacturer! The Redmi 5 and 5 Plus are releasing in China tomorrow and while they have been subjected to major leaks and what not, their price did not surface for long. However, a new leak has hinted on their cost and now we are sure of their major success as well!
AliExpress, a retailer, has listed the phones on its website with their prices. Despite the fact that this seller’s connection with Xiaomi isn’t verified, the retailer has placed Redmi 5 (16GB ROM) at INR 13,000/- ($199.99) and the Redmi 5 Plus (32GB ROM) is listed to cost INR Rs 16,000 ($249.99).
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The listing has mentioned that the phones are still at a pre-sale stage and hence, we should take these specs with a grain of salt. The 18:9 aspect ratio is the hottest trend in town right now since it implies a gorgeous bezel-less design for a smartphone. Till now, only the premium phones were bezel-less and understanding the need of the smartphone market, Xiaomi has planned to release Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus.
Recently, the news of these phones having four colors came up and people’s expectations from Xiaomi increased exponentially. Now that the Chinese manufacturer is the most successful smartphone brand in India, it is natural for it to keep delivering its promise of providing premium features at affordable prices.
Redmi 5 and 5 Plus are successors to Redmi Note 4 and they are looking quite glorious to us. The meticulous design is a thing to wish for and their specs sheet is another huge reason to buy these phones as soon as they launch.
Redmi 5 will have a 5.7″ screen with a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels and will be powered by a Snapdragon 450 processor. The phone will also have three variants with a combination of 2 GB RAM+16 GB ROM, 3 GB RAM+32 GB ROM and 4 GB RAM+64 GB ROM. The device is likely to boast of a 3,200mAh battery as well. It will run Android 7.1 Nougat with MIUI 9 on top. It will also have a 12MP camera on the back and 5MP camera sensor on the front.
Coming to the Redmi 5 Plus, this phone will have a 5.99″ display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. It will be powered by a Snapdragon 625 processor and will have two variants as well. The combination will be 3 GB RAM+32 GB ROM on the first variant and 4 GB+64GB on the second. This phone will also have a camera setup of 12MP rear+5MP front snapper.
This phone will also run will run Android 7.1 Nougat with MIUI 9 on top!
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