Xioami has already announced to launch the all-new Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus smartphones in China on December 7th. The Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus have already been extensively leaked in recent months but Xiaomi has yet to officially announce either device. According to the most recent live photo(above), the two phones will feature 18:9 display panels of different sizes.
Now, as far as specs are concerned, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 is expected to be a bit smaller than the Redmi 5 Plus, as it’s expected to sport a 5.7-inch HD+ (1440 x 720) display. This phone will be fueled by the Snapdragon 450 SoC, if rumors are to be believed, and it will arrive in both 2GB and 3GB RAM variants, both of which are rumored to sport 32GB of native storage. A 12-megapixel main snapper will be included, as will a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. A 3,300mAh non-removable battery will probably be included in this package as well.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus will arrive with a 5.99-inch fullHD+ (2160 x 1080) display, along with 3GB / 4GB of RAM and 64GB of native storage. The phone will be fueled by the Snapdragon 625 64-bit octa-core processor, and it will also sport a 12-megapixel camera on the back. It will sport a 4,000mAh non-removable battery. A 5-megapixel shooter will be included on the phone’s front side, while both the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus will ship with Android Nougat, and MIUI 9 on top of it.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus will retail for $199.99 and $249.99, respectively, according to a newly uncovered set of AliExpress listings where the devices are already on a pre-sale. Both Android offerings will be available in four color options – black, blue, pink, and gold.