When the first Redmi was launched, the landscape of the mobile phone industry has been forever changed – bars have been raised. The mobile phone quality per cost improved with the launch of Redmi. Xiaomi has since been a major player in the mobile industry.
Last month, Xiaomi released Redmi 5 Plus as Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note Pro. However, Redmi 5 was left out of the release. Redmi fans have been waiting for the new Redmi 5 since its first launch in China back in December.
Redmi 5 Launched
Well, the wait is finally over. Xiaomi, the Chinese mobile giant, has officially released Redmi 5 in India. The new mobile phones are available to buy exclusively on Amazon India from March 20 at 12 pm IST. They will be made available to offline mobile retailers much earlier.
The Chinese mobile company has announced that all mobiles they sell in India would be made in India. Meanwhile, Redmi Note 5 (a.k.a. Redmi 5 Plus) is exclusively sold only on Flipkart.
Here is all the information you need, compiled into simple points.
Redmi 5 Specifications
Display: 5.7 inch HD+ (720×1440 px), 282 PPI pixel display, 18:9 aspect ratio, 450-nit peak brightness
Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SOC boosted up to 1.8GHz coupled with Adreno 506 GPU
Camera: 12 Megapixels rear camera with 1.25-micron pixels, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, HDR, and LED flash
Front Cam: 5 Megapixels, Face recognition, LED Selfie light and Smart Beauty App 3.0
Storage/RAM – 2GB/16GB, 3GB/32GB, and 4GB/64GB
Network Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/GPS-A
Other: Fingerprint scanner on the rear panel, eye-protection mode
Weight: 157 grams
Redmi Prices in India
Three variants are available based on differing RAMs and internal memory storage. Redmi 5 2GB/16GB is priced at INR 7999 and 3GB/32GB at INR 8999. Meanwhile, the one with 4GB RAM & 64GB internal memory is priced at INR 10,999.