Xiaomi reveals the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus

Xiaomi reveals the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus

Xiaomi Redmi 5A review: One of the best value-for-money smartphones

Xiaomi is all set to unveil the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus in China on December 7, and the company's global spokesperson Donovan Sung‏ has served up an early preview of both devices on Twitter. With these new devices, Xiaomi will be introducing the 18:9 display technology in the budget segment. Ahead of their official unveiling, the first press renders of the two upcoming smartphones have been leaked on the web.

Three days before the official presentation of the Xiaomi company showed the design of the smartphone Redmi Redmi 5 and 5 Plus. The tweets also reveal that there will be two models, a standard one called the Redmi 5 and a bigger smartphone called the Redmi 5 Plus with a bigger display (and a bigger battery, possibly). It is expected that the device feature AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels with the Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The metal unibody design does remain the same and the design is in line with the other smartphones of the similar budget.

Xiaomi's Redmi 5 Plus, on the other hand, is expected to sport a larger 5.5-inch display with FHD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) screen resolution.

There have been rumours that the devices will be powered by a powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor but that is unlikely and Xiaomi might opt for a cheaper processor. The rear camera will sport a 12MP lens and a 5MP front-facing shooter for selfies. The phone will run on MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. Both the handsets will have custom software aimed at Chinese market. Also on offer will be 64GB of internal storage. The Redmi series appears to house a single rear camera, but for only $100, you can't expect dual cameras here. The devices are expected to be powered by a 3,300 and a 4,000mAh battery respectively. Take these details with a pinch of salt and wait for the official details. The new variant will be available for purchase via Amazon India, OnePlusStore.in and OnePlus offline experience zones in Bengaluru and Noida.

Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates! It is not yet clear whether the brand will replace the current 9.7-inch model - which is the cheapest iPad released so far - with this upcoming one. Rs. 9,700) onwards. These smartphones are slated to be unveiled on December 7 and according to rumors, they will go on sale starting December 10 or 12. Smart phones are made in several colors: in addition to black, sung mentioned blue and pink.

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