The Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus smartphones have been in leaks for quite a number of times. The company has been delaying the Redmi 5 series launch for quite some time now. But now Xiaomi has started teasing the launch date of both the smartphones on its official Redmi Weibo account. As per the teaser, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus will launch in China on December 7.
Along with that, Xiaomi has also revealed that both the smartphones will feature Full-Screen Display with 18:9 aspect ratio, soft LED selfie and 4,000mAh battery. Sadly, via teasers, Xioami has not revealed the specifications of the devices, but we already know the expected specifications from earlier leaks.
As per earlier leaks, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus smartphone is said to feature a 5.9-inch full HD+ display with a possible 18:9 aspect ratio, and a Snapdragon 625 SoC or Snapdragon 630 SoC. It will possibly launch in two variants of 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage. The smartphone is expected to sport a dual rear camera setup, which could be a combination of a 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel cameras. The smartphone will run Android 7.1.2 Nougat based MIUI 9 and it will be backed up by 4000 mAh battery. The 32 GB version of the Redmi 5 Plus is expected to be priced at 99 Yuan (~$150) while 64 GB variant is rumoured to arrive with a pricing of 1,299 Yuan (~$195).
As far as specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 5 are concerned, it will feature a 5.7-inch display that supports HD+ resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels along with support for 18:9 aspect ratio. It is reported to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor coupled with 3GB RAM. For the camera, the smartphone is said to feature a rear camera of 12-megapixel. However, a previous report has suggested that the device will feature a rear camera of 8-megapixel and front camera of 6-megapixel. The 3GB RAM with 16GB internal memory variant of the Redmi 5 will be priced at 799 Yuan and its 3GB RAM with 32GB internal memory will cost 899 Yuan ($136).