Teaser Implies Xiaomi Redmi 5 to Launch in India on February 14

The Xiaomi Redmi 5, which was officially launched in China in December alongside its higher variant (the Redmi 5 Plus), is all set to make its debut in India soon. According to the newest report, Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus will launch in India on February 14.

The report has been revealed through a Twitter post by Xiaomi India’s Twitter handle. The company has sent out media invites for the launch which is scheduled to happen next week. While we are still ahead of the company to offer the name of the smartphone, it is believed to be Redmi 5 as the invite carries the number “5”, reports Gizbot. The Redmi 5 with 4GB RAM was recently made official in China, as reported here.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Key Specs and Features

To recall, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 comes with a 5.7-inch HD+ display and supports a screen resolution of 720×1440 pixels. The device sports an aspect ratio of 18:9. On the software front, the Redmi 5 runs Android Nougat operating system based on MIUI 9 on its top. The smartphone underneath packs in an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC with 2/ 3/ 4GB of RAM. The 16GB or the 32GB native storage can further be expanded.

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 to Launch in India on 14th of February

In the imaging front, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 measures a 12-megapixel rear camera with a flash. Also, it comes with an aperture of f/2.2, PDAF, and so on. There’s a 5-megapixel camera sensor up front which is accompanied with the Beautify 3.0 feature that is capable of delivering improved portraits. The rear panel consists of a fingerprint reader below the camera system.

Connectivity features include Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, the micro-USB port, and so on. Sensors onboard include an ambient light sensor, accelerometer, proximity sensor, as well as the gyroscope. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 is powered by a 3300mAh battery. Measuring 151.8 x 72.8 x 7.7 mm (approx. 5.98 x 2.87 x 0.30 in), the phone weighs around 157 g (approx. 5.54 oz).

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Price

While Xiaomi‘s Redmi 5 pricing is yet to be known, we already know that the device in China was priced at 799 yuan and 899 yuan (approx. Rs. 9,000) for two variants. As far as the speculations are concerned, the smartphone will come with a price tag of under Rs. 10,000 in the Indian market.

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