Xiaomi just launched it’s new Xiaomi Redmi 5 smartphone in India. It was introduced back in December last year and packs a 5.7-inch HD+ 18:9 full-screen display and is powered by Snapdragon 450 with up to 3GB RAM. The phone will be available through Mi.com and Amazon India.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Specifications:
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 sports a 5.7-inch HD+ resolution display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It comes with a premium metal unibody design with thin bezels on the front, just like the Redmi Note 5. The smartphone is powered by the Snapdragon 450 processor, which is clocked at 1.8 GHz and based on ARM Cortex A53 architecture with Adreno 506 GPU. As for the RAM, the handset is comes in three variants – 2GB RAM + 16GB storage, 3GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage.
In terms of camera department, the new smartphone comes with a 12-megapixel rear camera sensor, which offers a 1.25μm pixel size and a dual-tone LED flash. There is a 5-megapixel selfie camera with a dedicated soft LED flash. The Redmi 5 runs on MIUI 9 on top of Android 7.1 Nougat.
In terms of connectivity options, the Redmi Note 5 has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board include fingerprint sensor (on the back), an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. It packs a 4000mAh battery that supports 5V/2A fast charging and measures 158.5×75.45×8.05mm.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Pricing:
The Redmi 5 starts at Rs 7,999, which makes it one of the cheapest smartphones to support the modern design language. As stated previously, the Redmi 5 comes in three storage options with the 2GB RAM variant being priced at Rs 7,999 and the 3GB RAM variant priced at Rs 8,999. The 4GB RAM variant with 32GB storage is priced at Rs 10,999.
All these three models will be initially available exclusively from Amazon India as well as Mi.com and Mi Home stores. It will be available in Black, Gold, Rose Gold, and Lake Blue color options.
Cash Back & Launch Offers:
The first sale is scheduled for March 20. In terms of launch offers, the Redmi 5 will come with an instant Rs. 2,200 cashback from Reliance Jio with 100GB of additional data and a five percent discount on Amazon India and Mi.com will be given for purchases using SBI credit cards. Further, customers will get 90 percent discount on their first Kindle eBooks purchase (up to Rs. 400).