Look out for upcoming budget smartphones : Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 plus

Xiaomi is gloriously leading the Indian smartphone market with a share of 7.4%.


Manu Jain recently got featured on the cover of Forbes India for Xiaomi India’s achievements. Xiaomi has shipped 27.6 million smartphones globally in Q3 2017 according to sources.

On 10 December 2017, at an event in China, Xiaomi launched the budget phones: Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 plus with Bezel-less display design and an 18:9 aspect ratio.

Redmi 5 is powered by a 3300mAh battery while Redmi 5 plus has a 4000mAh battery. Both the phones have a metal unibody, stylish round corners, fingerprint scanner on the back and MIUI 9 software.

They are expected to be launched in India in early 2018.

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Redmi 5

  • Price : 7,800 INR approx for 2GB + 16 GB variant and 8,800 INR for 3GB + 32GB.
  • Android : 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Display Screen of 5.7inch HD+, 720×1440 with an aspect ratio of 18:9
  • Battery : 3,300 mAh
  • Powered by 1.8GHz octa-core Snapdragon 450 SoC based on 14nm FinFET technology and coupled with Adreno 506 GPU.
  • Camera : 12megapixel rear and 5megapixel front with selfie flash.
  • Colors : Black, Blue, Pink and Gold

Image source: androidauthority.com

Redmi 5 plus

  • Price : 9,800 INR approx for 3GB + 32 GB model and 12,700 for the 4GB + 64GB model.
  • Android : 7.1.1 Nougat.
  • Display of 5.99inch full HD+, 1080×2160 pixels with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 403 ppi pixel density.
  • Battery : 4,000mAh
  • Powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC clocked up at 2GHz.
  • Camera : 12megapixel rear and 5megapixel front with selfie flash.
  • Colors : Black, Blue, Pink and Gold.


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