Xiaomi to unveil Redmi 5 / Redmi 5 Plus on December 7 in China with 18:9 displays

  • Published On: December 01, 2017
Xiaomi to unveil Redmi 5 / Redmi 5 Plus on December 7 in China with 18:9 displays

So finally, the company (Xiaomi) has unveiled through its Weibo account that the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus devices are all set to make their debut in China on December 7.

The company by now has not shared any specific information about these devices but Xiaomi Redmi 5 fans already know a lot about the device. Device details, specs, design and more in fact everything is already available on so many websites hence all the people who are really planning to buy Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus can easily take a closer look at all the features and specs that these devices have.

Speaking about specifications, the Redmi 5 will sport a 5.7-inch display with HD+resolution 1440 x 720 pixels. The device will be powered by Snapdragon 450 chipset and will be available in three storage configurations/options:

  • 2GB RAM – 16GB Storage
  • 3GB RAM – 32GB Storage
  • 4GB RAM – 64GB Storage  

Xiaomi Redmi 5 will be equipped with a 12MP primary camera, 5MP selfie snapper, a 3,200mAh powerful battery, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, Android OS – Nougat 7.1.2 along with an expandable storage up to 128GB.

If we talk about Redmi 5 specifically, the device is expected to be released in China on December 10 and will surely make its way to Pakistan and other Asian markets shortly after.

As far as Redmi 5 Plus is concerned, unfortunately there still are not ample confirmed news available related to the device specs and features, rumors suggests that the device could feature Snapdragon 625 chipset and a 4,000mAh powerful battery. The device is also expected to come with an 18:9 display and almost similar to Redmi 5 in terms of design. Will update you soon on this as we still are waiting for the official reveal to learn more about the device.

In our opinion, Xiaomi will surely become the biggest cellphone manufacturer company in the world, if these two upcoming aforementioned devices will be as successful in terms of popularity as Xiaomi Redmi 4 or Redmi Note 4.

Here are the Unofficial Preliminary Specifications (for China):

Xiaomi Redmi 5 (Unconfirmed Specifications):

  • Dimensions: 151.8 x 72.8 x 7.7 mm (5.98 x 2.87 x 0.30 in)
  • Weight: 157 g (5.54 oz)
  • SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 5.7 inches, 83.8 cm2 (~75.9% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~282 ppi density)
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version) & (MIUI 9)

  • OS: Android 7.1.2 (Nougat)
  • CPU: Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53

  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • Camera: Primary – 12 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
  • Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama, 1080p@30fps
  • Secondary: 5 MP, f/2.0, 1080p
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery (Not confirmed)
  • Colors: Black, Gold

So that was all about the upcoming Xiaomi Redmi 5 & Redmi 5 Plus devices. Don’t forget to share your thoughts in the comments below if you are planning to buy any of these devices or you are more than welcome to discuss any feature of these devices that you think is unique as well as interesting. You can also fire up an email to info@cells.pk for suggestions, queries and feedback or in case if you want us to cover any specific topic of your choice. Stay connected for more interesting news, reviews and updates!  

DisclaimerWe tried our best to provide our users/audience with correct and accurate information. However, some features or price may vary according to your country. If you think that any information for the current device (or any other device) is missing or incorrect, please contact us. The information given in this Article is much like rumors as nothing is certain until it’s officially announced or released. Moreover, the features discussed above are probably not live yet, or may only be live for a small amount of users. It’s possible that the guesses made here are incorrect. Still if predictions are correct, there are chances that plans could change or maybe cancelled entirely.

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