Redmi 5 Launch Event in India Today at 3 pm

Redmi 5 Launch Event in India Today at 3 pm

Earlier, Manu Kumar Jain, Vice President of Xiaomi and Managing Director of Xiaomi India had tweeted that the company sold 1 million units of the Redmi 5A entry-level smartphone in less than a month.

We have already come across a teaser page posted on Amazon India tipping that the Redmi 5 will be exclusive to the online retailer.

Xiaomi recently announced a wider release of its MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM on additional smartphone models, and following this new software distribution phase the package which was originally rolled out last November on a handful of devices should now be available for almost two dozens Xiaomi smartphone models. Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus were launched in China a year ago and Redmi 5 Plus has been introduced in India as the Redmi Note 5. Also on the list are the Redmi Y1 and Y1 Lite budget models, the former of which was released in India back in November around the same time as the initial MIUI 9 launch took place. The company recently introduced the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro in the Indian market, and the Redmi 5 is expected to be next.

Although Xiaomi hasn't officially revealed which device is being launched Wednesday, the upcoming smartphone is in all likelihood the Redmi 5. Those who are interested can sign up for the live stream of Redmi 5 on the Xiaomi website by logging into their Mi.com accounts or using their Facebook account.

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The handset features a 5.99-inch FHD+ (2160x1080) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass for protection.

The Redmi 5a Prime boasts of a 16MP front camera, with 2.0 aperture in front, as well as a flash light, while the primary camera for both phones on the rear, packs a 13-megapixel camera. Again the onboard storage is expandable via microSD card. If Xiaomi follows a similar strategy, then Redmi 5 could will also have a similar price range as past year. So, one can expect the 2GB + 16GB variant to be priced around Rs. 7000 and the 3GB + 32GB variant to be priced at around Rs. 8500. The front camera also has Xiaomi's proprietary Beautify 3.0 capabilities.

In China, the dual SIM (nano) Redmi 5 runs MIUI 9 on top of Android Nougat out-of-the-box.

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