Xiaomi launched Redmi 5 in China in December last year in two variants – 2GB RAM with 16GB of internal storage variant is priced at 799 Yuan, which is approximately Rs 7,795 and for 3GB RAM with 32GB of internal storage version one has to pay 899 Yuan (approximately Rs 8,770). Now the company has launched a new variant in China with 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage priced at 1,099 Yuan which is approximately Rs 10,993.
The Redmi 5 4GB version is already up for grabs from the company’s Chinese online store. The new variant comes in Black, Light Blue and Gold colour variants.
Apart from the change in memory configuration, all the specs remain same as of the previous variants. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 features a 5.7-inch display that supports HD+ resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels along with support for 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 450 processor, along with Adreno 506 GPU, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The smartphone also has an option to expand the memory up to 128GB via microSD card. The smartphone runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat operating system with MIUI 9 on top of it and is backed up by a 3200mAh battery.
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On the camera front, Redmi 5 smartphone sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash,1.25μm pixel size, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash for selfies and video chats. The smartphone has a fingerprint scanner which will be placed on its back panel. Besides, the smartphone offers Dual SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and a micro USB port. The handset measures 151.8 × 72.8 × 7.7 mm and weighs 157 grams.