As expected, Xiaomi has launched a new smartphone under RedMi series in India called Xiaomi RedMi 5. The device comes with Full View screen and is powered by Snapdragon 450 SoC. It comes in 2GB, 3GB and 4GB RAM variants. It is launched with a starting price of Rs. 7,999 for 2GB RAM model. It will go on sale from 20 March.

Xiaomi RedMi 5Xiaomi Redmi 5 features a 5.7 inch HD+ ( 1440 × 720 pixels) 18:9 2.5D curved glass Display. It is powered by a 1.8GHz Quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Processor with 2GB/3GB/4GB RAM. For graphics, it comes with a Adreno 506 GPU.

Redmi 5 comes with a 12 Megapixel Autofocus rear camera with LED Flash and PDAF. For selfies, it comes with a 5 Megapixel front camera with LED flash. It comes in 16GB/32GB on-board storage options which can be further expanded up to 128GB using MicroSD Card.

Its connectivity options include 4G, VoLTE, 3G, HSPA+, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi, GPS/AGPS, NFC, GLONASS, Bluetooth, Infrared sensor and Micro-USB. It packs a 3,300mAh battery.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 runs on Android 7.1 Nougat based on MIUI 9. It is dual sim device with dual standby support, it has dedicated dual sim slot.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Key Specifications:

  • 5.7 inch HD+ IPS Screen
  • 1.8GHz Quad core processor
  • 2GB/3GB/4GB RAM
  • Adreno 506 GPU
  • 12 Megapixel rear camera with LED flash
  • 5 Megapixel front camera
  • 3,300 mAh battery
  • 16GB/32GB internal storage options, can be expanded upto 32GB
  • Android 7 Nougat

Xiaomi RedMi 5 price in India is RS. 7,999 for the basic 2GB RAM model, Rs. 8,999 for 3GB/64GB model and Rs. 10,999 for top end 4GB RAM variant. It comes in Black, Light Blue, Gold and Rose Gold colors. It will go on sale in India from 20 March via Mi Store and Amazon.