The Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus will be unveiled soon on December 7 in China. Both of these phones are most awaited for Xiaomi fans because the phone will feature a Full View display at a budget range. Only recently, the spokes person of Xiaomi gave the world a sneak preview of Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus. The Redmi 5 will feature a 5.7 inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio and HD+ resolution. Similarly, the Redmi 5 Plus will be slightly bigger with 6 inch screen with Full HD+ resolution. What’s interesting about these phones is that Xiaomi have advertised the phone by stating “A Phone for thousand.” Meaning, the price of Redmi 5 is expected around CNY 1000 or $150.
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— Donovan Sung (@donovansung) December 4, 2017
Various online leak sources have given an idea of the phone’s specifications. The Redmi 5 will feature a 5.7 inch screen with a resolution of 1600×900 pixels. Moreover, the phone will sport a Full View display meaning that the aspect ratio will be 18:9. So, we can expect a budget Xiaomi phone with a larger screen and less bezels. Redmi 5 will be powered by Octa-core Snapdragon 450 processor. However, the company have given no official statement regarding its specifications. In addition, various leaks suggest that Xiaomi is planning to launch three variant of the Redmi 5.
The phone is expected to arrive in 2GB, 3GB, and 4GB RAM variants with 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB external storage respectively. Talking about the camera, Redmi 5 will sport a 12MP rear camera and a 5MP front facing camera. Also, the TENNA listing shows that the phone will be fueled by a 3200mAh battery.
On the other hand, the Redmi 5 Plus is slightly bigger than the Redmi 5. It will feature a 6 inch Full View display with resolution of a 2160×1440 pixels. Powering the device is expected by the Snapdragon 625 or higher. Also, the phone will be backed up by a 4000mAh battery. There is no full information regarding the camera setup of the phone.
We will have to wait until December 7 to get the full specifications of the phone. Donovan Sung, the spokesperson of Xiaomi released a couple of photos of Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus via Twitter. In the photos, both phone resemble a similar look. There is also the presence of real fingerprint sensor and no physical button on the front. Design wise, the phone looks really premium with its fewer bezel and large screen.