After the raging success of the Redmi 4, which was launched a few weeks ago, Xiaomi appears to be working on its successor, the Xiaomi Redmi 5. A new video has now surfaced the Internet through Weibo. The yet unannounced smartphone advances in the hardware and software department. The Redmi 5 is expected to feature a metal unibody design, and could be offered in two processor and RAM variants.
The phone could sport a 5-inch IPS LCD display with 1080p resolution, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset, 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. The device might be offered in two additional variants: 3GB RAM+16GB storage and 4GB RAM+64GB storage. There’s a possibility that the phone could features a Snapdragon 625 processor. The device could sport a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing shooter.
The Redmi 5 is rumoured to run Android 7.1.1 Nougat-based MIUI 9. It could feature support for 4G VoLTE as well. The phone is expected to feature a 3,680mAh battery (lower capacity than its predecessor) with Quick Charge 3.0 support. There might also be a fingerprint sensor on its back. It might cost $125 (₹8,053), whereas the 4GB RAM model could retail for $190 (₹12,240).
As of now, the exact launch date of the Xiaomi Redmi 5 is unknown, but we could see more details get revealed sometime next month when the company will be unveiling MIUI 9.
Xiaomi Redmi 5: Specifications
- Display: 5-inch IPS LCD display, Full HD resolution, 441ppi
- Software: Android 7.1.1 Nougat-based MIUI 9
- Processor: Snapdragon 625/630 chipsets
- Memory: 2GB/3GB/4GB
- Storage: 16GB/32GB/64GB
- Cameras: 16-megapixel rear-facing camera, phase-detection autofocus, LED flash, 1080p video recording, 5-megapixel front-facing camera
- Connectivity: Dual-SIM, 4G+VoLTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, GLONASS, microUSB port, and 3.5mm headphone jack
- Battery: 3,680mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0
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