Everything About Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus! Price, Specifications & Launch Date

Hello, earticleblog is back with a news of a new smartphone by Xiaomi Redmi. Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus is going to launch. Let us know the price, Specifications and launch date of the smartphones.

Recently, Xiaomi Redmi 5 is launched with its different variants and still, everyone is talking about the device. The launch event for Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus is around, and Xiaomi is promoting the device online. Earlier, the specifications of the two handsets were leaked and official teasers have revealed the design. As per the reports, the first sale will be on 10th December.

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As per the price tag on AliExpress, the price of Redmi 5 will be $199.99 (roughly Rs. 12,900)  for 2GB RAM and internal storage of 16GB. Earlier, the price of Redmi 5 was around Rs. 13,600. Likewise, the price of Redmi 5 plus is said to be around Rs. 16,120 for 3 GB RAM, and internal storage of 32 GB.

Detailed Specifications of Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus

LAUNCHAnnounced 2017, December
StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2017, December
BODYDimensions158.5 x 75.5 x 8.1 mm (6.24 x 2.97 x 0.32 in)
Weight180 g (6.35 oz)
DISPLAYTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
- MIUI 9
PLATFORMOS Android 7.1.2 (Nougat)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
CPUOcta-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 506
MEMORYCard slotmicroSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
CAMERAPrimary12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm), phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE
FEATURESSensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
BATTERYNon-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Redmi 5 is of 3300mAh
ColorsBlack, Gold, Light Blue, Rose Gold

Both the smartphones will come in color  Black, Blue, Gold, and Pink color options. The official pictures were shared by Xiaomi global spokesperson Donovan Sung. He showed the device in Black, Blue and Pink color but the teaser video also showed the Gold color.

For quite some time now, we know that the Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi is preparing a new device with an 18:9 panel for the mid-range.

Even before the end of the year, Xiaomi is presenting some new features of the smartphone. It is said that Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 plus will be presented this week.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus Launch

However, the Smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is preparing the launch of the cheaper models, Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus. These Smartphones will come on 7th DECEMBER. i.e, the device is launched today.

In the new model of Xiaomi, they will bring 18:9 screen.

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 price

The rough price of Redmi 5 is Rs. 7,800 for 2 GB RAM and an internal storage with 16GB. And the other variant 3GB RAM with 32 GB Internal storage is priced around Rs. 8,800.

The price of Redmi 5 Plus is around Rs. 9,700 for 3GB RAM with 32 GB Internal storage. And with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB Storage the price is at Rs. 12,700.

When Will the Device Go On Sale:

Both the devices will go on a sale from 12th December. As per Xiaomi, the device will come with a free TPU protection case.

The colors of the smartphones are Black, Gold, Light Blue, and Rose Gold color variants.

Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus specifications

Mostly, the specifications of Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus are same. There are only few differences in both the devices.

The display of Redmi 5 is of 5.7-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) 18:9 display with a 282ppi pixel density. While, the Redm 5 Plus has a display of 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) 18:9 display with a 403ppi pixel density.

Smartphone Redmi 5 is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 450 SoC clocked at up to 1.8GHz. The Redmi 5 Plus is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC clocked at up 2GHz. The Redmi 5 has two Variants of 2GB and 3 GB RAM. And Redmi 5 Plus gives 3GB and 4GB options.


Both have the same cameras. Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus has a 12MP rear camera with 1.25-micron Pixel sensor. The front camera of 5MP with a soft light selfie flash. Both the device has a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel.


Redmi 5 has 16GB and 32GB of internal storage which can be expanded through memory card. Redmi 5 Plus has 32GB or 64GB of inbuilt storage, also can be expanded via Memory card.


The connectivity options are normal like 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 (b/g/n on Redmi 5 and a/b/g/n on Redmi 5 Plus), Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB. Both the device has the accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor.

The battery of Redmi 5 is of 3300mAh and Redmi 5 plus bears a 4000mAh battery. Redmi 5 measures 151.8×72.8×7.7mm and weigh 157 grams, while the latter measures 158.5×75.45×8.05mm and weigh 180 grams.

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