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.

More news: IndiGo, GoAir cancel over 120 flights in 48 hours, airfares skyrocket
More news: BJP moves EC against Cong's Rajya Sabha nominee in Gujarat
More news: Eagles To Sign DT Haloti Ngata

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.

Related Articles

  • Former UAB tackle Chris Hubbard changing teams in AFC North

    Former UAB tackle Chris Hubbard changing teams in AFC North

    After playing every offensive snap of his first 10 seasons, Thomas was limited to seven games in 2017 because of a torn triceps. He saw most of his action at right offensive tackle, where he stepped in with starter Marcus Gilbert out with an injury.
    Case Keenum expected to sign with Broncos

    Case Keenum expected to sign with Broncos

    Keenum guided the Vikings to recent success in the playoffs - an experience Cousins still lacks after six years in the NFL . The Denver Broncos have not wasted much time to land their new starting quarterback in free agency.
    Google Assistant Now Available on the iPad

    Google Assistant Now Available on the iPad

    Today, it's offered on iOS in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil) and Spanish, Google notes. You can get started with Google Assistant for iPad by downloading the app from the iTunes App Store [download].
  • ADB, ISA Commit to Promote Solar Energy in Asia and Pacific Region

    ADB, ISA Commit to Promote Solar Energy in Asia and Pacific Region

    But what the renewable energy future holds for the South Asian giant will be critical for the world, climate change experts say. Power would be transmitted to Jigna sub-station of Mirzapur range of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd, officials said.
    Opposition Parties Come Together To Promote 'Friendship' At Sonia Gandhi's Dinner

    Opposition Parties Come Together To Promote 'Friendship' At Sonia Gandhi's Dinner

    It is interesting to be noted that the abovementioned ministers had been pulled out from the Modi Govt. before. The BJD and the TRS rule Odisha and Telangana respectively.
    European Union  stands up in the battle against USA  'bullies'

    European Union stands up in the battle against USA 'bullies'

    Trump said that he would negotiate with countries hoping to be exempted from the new tariff measure, before it comes into effect. The last time a president slapped tariffs on steel offers an illuminating lesson - and cautionary tale - for Trump's new policy.
  • Why She Didn't Appear on Raw as Advertised

    Why She Didn't Appear on Raw as Advertised

    But, now that it's 2018, and because Rousey's signed with the WWE , the consensus seems to be that her fighting career is over. At UFC 193 in November 2015, Rousey was upset by Holly Holm , losing via second-round TKO and surrendering her title.
    Men's basketball scores No. 11-seed spot in NCAA Tournament

    Men's basketball scores No. 11-seed spot in NCAA Tournament

    Bonaventure twice in the history of the two programs, with UCLA winning both meetings (once at home, once at a neutral site). Bonaventure is 0-2 all-time against UCLA , last facing the Bruins during UCLA's run to a 10th national championship in 1975.
    DeAndre Hunter: Will miss NCAA Tournament

    DeAndre Hunter: Will miss NCAA Tournament

    Hunter was named the ACC's sixth man of the year after the regular season, and was also named to the All-ACC freshman team. The No. 1 overall seed Cavs will face 16 seed Maryland-Baltimore County in their opening round on Friday night.
  • Palace still open to probe despite UN High Commissioner's remarks vs Duterte

    Palace still open to probe despite UN High Commissioner's remarks vs Duterte

    If enforced, the government would have the power to closely monitor all of those listed and to limit their resources. Ms Tauli-Corpuz denounced the Government, calling the complaint "baseless, malicious and irresponsible".
    UP: BJP to back Independent candidate, contest for 10th seat thrown open

    UP: BJP to back Independent candidate, contest for 10th seat thrown open

    Sitting Rajya Sabha MP Bhupendra Yadav, Meena and veteran party leader Madan Lal Saini also filed nominations as BJP candidates. Fearing defections and allegedly facing threats, the Congress had then packed off its MLAs to a luxury resort near Bengaluru .
    Queer Eye's Rockiest Love Story Finally Has a Happy Ending

    Queer Eye's Rockiest Love Story Finally Has a Happy Ending

    He also shared his ideal wedding party with fans, penning, "Everyone is welcome to come to our wedding". I'd love for Bobby [to] be best man and the other 4 to be my grooms men.