The smartphone was listed with a 3200mAh battery - significantly smaller than the Redmi 4's 4100mAh offering.
More details should be revealed by end of today and these are the biggest screens to be fitted on the budget Redmi series. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus feature 5.7-inch HD+ displays with no hardware capacitive buttons at the bottom. Ahead to the retailer's official announcement, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 with 16GB storage is priced at $199.99 approximately Rs 13,000 and the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus with 32GB storage is priced at $249.99 approximately Rs 16,000.
A Snapdragon 435 processor will handle the tasks on the Redmi 5 whereas the Redmi 5 Plus will get a 635 Soc which will be coupled to 2/3/4 GB of RAM depending on the variant.
Some of the specs were double-confirmed by a live photo which also revealed the Snapdragon chipset that will power the Redmi 5 phones.
Of course, their screen sizes are not equal to each other as the Redmi 5 carries 5.7-inch display while Redmi 5 Plus features a larger 5.99-inch display. Both the devices highlight a symmetrical design with the rear camera and fingerprint sensor perfectly aligned on the back as well as with the microUSB port on the bottom.
As said before and now in the listing also, the smartphones would sport an 18:9 aspect ratio. Additionally, the company also promoted the launch of the Xiaomi Redmi 5, with a few video teasers. As per TENAA, Redmi 5 is expected to come with 1.8 GHz octa-core SoC. The device will run Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 9 on top and will be backed up by 4000 mAh battery. The handset houses a larger 4000mAh battery compared to the Redmi 5 and promises up to 17 days of standby time. On the front is a 5-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.
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