However, everyone's favourite Xiaomi has brought the new display trend to the masses with its budget Redmi series smartphones, starting with the Redmi 5 models. Both the models will be available in Black, Gold, Light Blue and Rose Gold colours. It sports a bezel-less display with an aspect ratio of 18:9.
The Redmi 5 Plus features a larger 5.99-inch display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and an 18:9 aspect ratio. The Redmi 5 comes packed with a 3300mAh battery, while the Redmi 5 Plus uses a 4000mAh battery. Storage can be expanded with a microSD card. A 3,300mAh battery backs the Redmi 5, and a 4,000mAh battery supports the Redmi 5 Plus. The Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus offer a 12-megapixel raise camera with a 1.25-micron pixel sensor, a f/2.2 opening, PDAF, and blaze, while they additionally don a 5-megapixel front camera with a delicate light selfie streak module. Otherwise, you're looking at a bigger Redmi 5. Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus India launch date and accessibility has to be specified yet. Redmi 5 Plus will be available from December 12th. Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus are the successors of Redmi 4A and Redmi Note 4. There is Snapdragon 450 processor powering the performance of the device.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 is available in two variants - 16GB storage variant with 2GB RAM is priced at RMB 799 (Rs 7,800 approximately), while the 32GB storage variant with 3GB RAM is priced at RMB 899 ( Rs 8,800 approximately). This phone also has a Fingerprint sensor and an Infrared sensor. Both of the smartphones will feature Aluminium body with a fingerprint sensor at the back.
Just like the Redmi 5, the Redmi 5 Plus has a 12MP primary camera and a 5MP secondary camera with beautify 3.0 software. However, Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus, on the flip side, will come with Snapdragon 625 SoC on board. The 3GB RAM + 32GB storage of the "Plus" variant comes at CNY 999, while the 4GB RAM + 64GB is priced at CNY 1299. The larger Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is around £112 for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage version or about £135 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage model. Both cameras got LED flash support.