Xiaomi has started sending out media invites for the launch of a new smartphone in India and it is expected that the company will launch the Xiaomi Redmi 5 and the Redmi 5 Plus smartphone. This will be the first product of Xiaomi in India this year. The confirmation about the exact phone to be launch by the company is not yet there but hopefully, it will be the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus smartphone. One more thing is still not yet known whether Xiaomi will launch both phones or a single phone. To recall Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus and Redmi 5 was launched in China last year.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 & Redmi 5 Plus India Launch
There is a big 5 logo on the Xiaomi Invite for the event of the launch of a new smartphone in India. This will be the first product of Xiaomi in 2018. With a big 5 on the logo, it is expected that it will be Redmi 5 plus or the Redmi 5 smartphone. Redmi 5 is a budget smartphone and its starting price is CNY 799 which is approximately equal to Rs.8100. The phone was launched in China in 3 variants and it is expected that the company will launch all variants too in India. Redmi 5 Plus can also make its way to India in the launch event.
Price of Xiaomi Redmi 5 & Redmi 5 Plus in India
As of now only, the media invites for the launch event has released by Xiaomi. And it is not yet confirmed which phone is going to make its way in India. Either Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus or both. In China, Xiaomi Redmi 5 has 3 variants, the first one is with 2GB RAM and it is priced at CNY 799 which is approximately equal to Rs.8100, the second one comes with 3GB RAM and it is priced at CNY 899 which is approximately equal to Rs,9100 and the third variant is 4GB RAM and it is priced at CNY 1099 which is approximately equal to Rs.11,200. On the other side, Redmi 5 Plus smartphone only comes in two variants. with 3GB RAM and 4GB RAM. The 3GB RAM variant is priced at CNY 999 which is approximately equal to Rs.10,200 and the 4GB RAM variant is priced at CNY 1,299 which is approximately equal to Rs.13,200.
Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 5 & Redmi 5 Plus
Coming to the specifications, Redmi 5 Plus and Redmi 5 are dual sim phone. Both phones have the same camera configuration, 12MP camera at back and a 5MP camera on the front for selfies. Both phones run on Android Nougat operating system and with company-owned MIUI 9. Xiaomi Redmi 5 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor and Redmi 5 Plus is powered by a Snapdragon 625 processor.
Redmi 5 smartphone has a display of 5.7-inch with a resolution of 720×1440 pixels while the Redmi 5 Plus smartphone has a display of 5.99-inches and the resolution is 1080×2160 pixels. Both smartphones have 18:9 aspect ratio display. Xiaomi Redmi 5 has 2GB/3GB/4GB RAm while the Redmi 5 Plus has 3GB/4GB RAM. The internal storage is 16GB/32GB on Redmi 5 and 32GB/64GB on Redmi 5 Plus. Redmi 5 Plus has 4000mAh battery and Redmi 5 has 3300mAh battery.