Contrary to this, the TENAA listing shows Redmi 5 to be available in 3 GB+32 GB and 4 GB+64 GB. The Redmi 5 Plus is expected to be bigger than this. Talking about the specifications, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A comes with a 5-inch HD display with 720x1280 pixel resolution and runs Android 7.1 Nougat operating system topped with MIUI 9, UI layer of the company. The Redmi 5 series is getting a fresh design. The 2GB RAM and 16GB storage of the phone is priced at Rs 4,999 and the other model with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage costs Rs 6,999.
The Redmi 5 has been priced starting at CNY 799 (approx Rs 7,800) for the 2GB + 16GB variant and CNY 899 (approx Rs 8,800) for the 3GB + 32GB option and will be available in Black, Blue, Gold and Pink colours. The Redmi 5 is fitted with a 3300mAh battery, which promises up to 12 days of standby time.
As per the details that were leaked, Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus will be adopting the new full-screen design featuring 18:9 displays.
As per the pictures, both the phones come with a fingerprint sensor at the back. The Director of product management Donovan Sung recently shared a set of tweeted photos of the device, hinting that the smartphone will sport 18:9 bezel-less display. Besides, Xiaomi has been teasing the devices via render images and video much ahead of the launch.
It also features a 4GB RAM, a 64GB external memory expandable up to 128GB via microSD card, a 12MP main camera with 1.25μm pixels, and PDAF fast focus with a speed of just 0.3 seconds, an 8MP front-camera with F2.0 aperture, 77° wide angle lens and all-new selfie modes, and a 3,000mAh battery. Additionally, both devices are powered by different processors since the lower-end Redmi 5 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 as opposed to Redmi 5 Plus' Snapdragon 625. The battery has taken a hit in the Xiaomi Redmi 5 at 3200mAh while the Redmi 5 Plus carries a 4000mAh powerhouse.