A possible upcoming smartphone from Xiaomi is the Redmi 5 Plus. The smartphone has been showing up on leaks now and then. A retail box of the Redmi 5 Plus was discovered last month hinting at an imminent launch. Hands on photos of the alleged Redmi 5 Plus have now been shared on Weibo. The photos show the smartphone’s front and back design, and have been shot with a Xiaomi Mi 6. Also Read - Amazon Prime Day sale deals revealed: Discount on OnePlus Nord CE, Mi 11X, Samsung Galaxy M42Also Read - Xiaomi might have a new Snapdragon 888 phone up its sleeve, to be Mi 11T
Starting with the front panel, the Redmi 5 Plus has a fairly large display with very thin bezels on all sides. The top chin bezel the speaker grille and front camera. There doesn’t seem to be the capacitive buttons, which we see on Redmi smartphones. The smartphone will probably have on screen buttons instead. The rear design is quite interesting as it shows a dual-camera setup aligned vertically. The Redmi design is apparent with the antenna lines, and circular fingerprint sensor at the center.
The Weibo post claims that these photos are of the Redmi 5 Plus, but nothing can be confirmed as of now. As far as specifications are concerned, the Redmi 5 Plus is expected to feature a 5.9-inch full HD+ display with a possible 18:9 aspect ratio. It could be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 SoC or Snapdragon 450 SoC. The smartphone is rumored to launch in two variants of 3GB and 4GB of RAM. The base variant will likely be the Redmi 5, while the higher variant will launch as Redmi 5 Plus. As for the dual-camera setup, the specifics could be a combination of a 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel cameras. ALSO READ: Xiaomi ships 10 million smartphones for second consecutive month
Along with the Redmi 5 Plus, Xiaomi is also speculated to launch the Redmi Note 5. The smartphone is rumored to come with a 5.5-inch full HD display, and a MediaTek Helio P25 SoC octa-core processor. It will possibly launch in two variants of 3GB RAM plus 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage. ALSO READ: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Redmi 5, 5A and 5 Plus details leaked; likely to launch soon
The Redmi Note 5 is also expected to sport a dual-camera module, which could include 16-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors. For selfies, it could house a 12-megapixel camera up front. Armed with a 4,000mAh battery, the Redmi Note 5 will possibly run on Android 7.1 Nougat-based MIUI 9. Xiaomi is also rumored to opt for a USB Type-C port on the Redmi Note 5.