Xiaomi has become quite a big thing in the United States, India and other countries, they released some great devices like Mi6 recently, Mi Note series as their Flagships, and also they have pretty much everything for the budget sector, like Redmi Series and Redmi Note Series. So, Xiaomi is back again with a budget oriented device the Redmi 5, and we have its specs details (most of it) and the pricing. So, let’s start with the specs first.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Specs
- 5-inch Full HD curved glass display
- Snapdragon 625 / Snapdragon 630 processor
- Adreno 508 / Adreno 506 GPU
- 3GB/4GB RAM
- 16GB/32GB/64GB, Expandable via SD Card
- 16 MP camera, Dual-Tone LED flash, PDAF
- 5MP Front Camera
- 3,680 mAh Battery
- Android 7.0 Nougat, MIUI9
So these are the specs of the upcoming Redmi 5. Also, it will support a Fingerprint scanner at the back. Check out the pricing and availability details below.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Pricing and Release Date
Redmi 5 is expected to arrive in Q3 2017 or early Q4, that means in between August and October. Check out the prices of Redmi 5 below:
Snapdragon 625 version
- 3 GB + 16 GB -> 859 yuan (Rs. 8160)/127 USD
- 3 GB + 32 GB -> 1039 yuan (Rs. 9875)/ 154 USD
Snapdragon 630 version
- 3 GB + 32 GB -> 1099 yuan (Rs. 10,445)/164 USD
- 4GB + 32 GB -> 1199 yuan (Rs. 11,395)/179 USD
- 4 GB + 64 GB -> 1299 yuan (Rs. 12,345)194 USD
About Xiaomi Redmi Lineup
RedMi is a budget smartphone line manufactured by Xiaomi, that was first announced in July 2013. Redmi phones use the Xiaomi MIUI operating system, a variant of Android. Models can be divided into regular RedMi phones with screens up to 5″ and RedMi Note series with displays exceeding 5″. The only phone besides these two series is Redmi Pro, first introduced in 2016 with a Dual Camera system, USB-C and an OLED display. Redmi phones have been marketed in several Asian and European countries.The most significant difference from other Xiaomi smartphones is that it uses less-expensive components and thus is more cost-effective. In August 2014 The Wall Street Journal reported that in the second quarter of the 2014 fiscal year Xiaomi smart-phone shipment rankings in China with a market share of 14%. Redmi sales were attributed as a contributing factor in this gain in shipment rankings.