Sunday, 24 June, 2018

Redmi 5 Launch Event in India Today at 3 pm

Xiaomi's Global MIUI 9 OS Expands To More Smartphones MIUI 9 OS Stable Rom Update Rolling Out for Redmi 4, Mi Mix 2 and Other Models
Doris Mccormick | 14 March, 2018, 11:10

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 could officially be unveiled in India today at 3 PM after the company all but confirmed the launch via a tweet on 13 March. The upcoming smartphone will complete Xiaomi's affordable lineup for 2018 and will be an Amazon exclusive product.

Xiaomi recently announced a wider release of its MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM on additional smartphone models, and following this new software distribution phase the package which was originally rolled out last November on a handful of devices should now be available for almost two dozens Xiaomi smartphone models.

Xiaomi had launched the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus in December in China.

Redmi 5 will be Xiaomi's successor to last year's Redmi 4, which was launched at a starting price of Rs 6,999 going up all the way to Rs 10,999.

The Chinese smartphone maker has issued a statement saying, "In order to restrict reselling, we have chose to remove COD payment option for the upcoming sales of Redmi Note 5 Pro on mi.com and Flipkart (Only for initial few sales)". The Note series is also better in terms of specifications and thus are priced slightly higher than the Redmi series phones. The Smartphone comes in two variants, 32/64 GB Variant. Alternatively, you can also watch the live stream on Xiaomi's official Mi.com website, where it is now running a countdown for the launch event.

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Xiaomi will have a live stream for the launch of its #CompactPowerhouse on its website Mi.com.

The Redmi Note 5 is equipped with a 5.99-inch full HD+ display.

Under the hood, the Redmi 5 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor along with 2GB/3GB/4GB of RAM. However, the storage can be extended with a MicroSD card. If Xiaomi follows a similar strategy, then Redmi 5 could will also have a similar price range as a year ago.

On the photography front, the Redmi 5 features a 12MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and an LED flash. The device, as mentioned above, was launched in two variants - 2GB RAM + 16GB storage and 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. On the front is a 5-megapixel selfie camera with a "soft-light" flash module.

The Redmi 5 provides dual-SIM support with support for 4G VoLTE, and runs the Android Nougat-based MIUI 9 custom ROM. Fueling the smartphone is a 4,000mAh battery.

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