Xiaomi Redmi 5 launch exclusively on Amazon India; features, availability, pricing


The Redmi Note 5 for China is set to launch on March 16th, coming with 6GB of RAM onboard. It will be noticeably different from the original, though purely for the better, because it will be equipped with more modern fixtures.

From the teaser messages on social media and the phone being described as a "Compact Powerhouse" by Xiaomi, one is expecting that the phone to be released on March 14 will be the Redmi 5 and it may sport a powerful battery. Now, the Xiaomi has officially posted several images shot on Redmi Note 5 on their Weibo page, which look stunning at a glance.

According to officials of Xiaomi, the Redmi Note Chinese 5 will differ from the Indian only CPU and RAM, so it will be a great smartphone in a metal case with a large screen Full HD+ with a diagonal of 6 inches and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The phone sports a 5-inch (720x1280 pixels) display. The smartphone might also come in a 4GB RAM variant just like we saw on the Xiaomi Redmi 4. The price of 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant is CNY 899 which is equal to Rs.8800 and the price of 4GB RAM variant with 32GB storage variant is CNY 1099 which is equal to Rs.11,000.

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Furthermore, the device would be running on an Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor with 2GB/3GB/4GB RAM variants. The internal storage of the phone is expandable via microSD card. The device highlights a symmetrical design with the rear camera and fingerprint sensor perfectly aligned on the back as well as with the microUSB port on the bottom. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, Global Positioning System and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

The smartphone is expected to feature a 12MP camera for rear and 5MP camera for selfies with Beautify 3.0 to enhance selfies. The handset houses a 3300mAh battery, which promises up to 12 days of standby time.