Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus are two great budget smartphones launched by the company in recent days. Both these devices come with awesome specs and premium design but still at a price that’s highly aggressive in typical Xiaomi fashion.
Now the company is planning to launch them in India, which is 2nd major mobile market in the world. Therefore, before that launch, it makes sense to take a look on the features, price, specs and release date of these devices in our country. So without taking much time let’s get into it:
Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus: Features
One of the key features of both these devices will be their displays, which will come with narrow bezels and 18:9 aspect ratio. At their respective prices these are one of the best narrow bezel smartphones in the world. Other features include a premium metal design, soft-light selfie flash and rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus Price
The price of both Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus is as follows in China:
- The 2GB RAM version of Redmi 5 costs CNY 799
- 3GB RAM version costs CNY 899
- And 4GB version costs CNY 1,099.
Redmi 5 Plus, on the other hand, is priced as per the details given below:
- 3GB RAM version costs CNY 999
- 4GB RAM version costs CNY 1,299.
So when both these devices are launched in India, the price of Redmi 5 will be less than 10K INR for 2GB and 3GB variants, while 4GB variant may cost a little more than 10K INR. Redmi 5 Plus, on the other hand, is likely to cost between 10K INR – 15K INR depending on the RAM capacity.
Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus
Both Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus come with a powerful set of features. You can take a look on their specs in the table given below:
|Specs||Redmi 5||Redmi 5 Plus|
|Processor||Snapdragon 450||Snapdragon 625|
|RAM||2GB, 3GB and 4GB||3GB and 4GB|
|Display||5.7-inch with 1,440 x 720 px resolution||5.99-inch with 2,160 x 1,080 px resolution|
|Battery||3,300 mAh||4,000 mAh|
|Internal storage||16GB, 32GB and 64GB||32GB and 64GB|
Besides that, both devices come with MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus Release Date
The devices were released in China last year in December. Now Xiaomi is planning to launch them in India on February 14, post which they will be released and made available for purchase in the country. Later they may be released in remaining major mobile markets as well.