Once again, Xiaomi Redmi 5 will be going on sale today. Starting 12:00PM IST, the smartphone will be available for purchase on Amazon India and mi.com. The Redmi 5 will also be available at Xiaomi’s offline Mi Home stores.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 comes is three variants, which are differentiated based on the available size of RAM. The 2GB RAM model is priced at Rs 7,999, the 3GB RAM model costs Rs 8,999, while the 4GB RAM model is priced at Rs 10,999. Color options include gold, lake blue, black and rose gold. Considering it is a flash sale and Redmi 5’s have been immensely popular and selling out in seconds, it is advised that you save your card details, stay logged in to your Flipkart account before the sale commences.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 specifications and features
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 features a 5.7-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio, and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset. There are two storage options to choose from – 16GB and 32GB. There’s support for storage expansion via microSD card. In terms of optics, the Redmi 5 features a 12-megapixel camera with PDAF and 1080p video recording support at the rear. Up front is a 5-megapixel sensor.
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Fuelling the smartphone is a 3,300mAh battery. Connectivity options include a rear fingerprint sensor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, 4G LTE with VoLTE support. The smartphone runs Android 7.0 Nougat with MIUI 9 layered atop.