Xiaomi finally brings the successor to the last year launched Redmi 4 with Redmi 5 in India.The Redmi 5 will be exclusive to Amazon, Mi.com and will also be available on all Mi Home Outlets across India starting from March 20.The Xiaomi Redmi 5 2GB+16GB is priced at Rs.7999/-, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 3GB+32GB at Rs.8999/- and Xiaomi Redmi 5 4GB+64GB at Rs.10,999/-.
The launch offer includes flat 5% off for SBI Credit card users, Rs.2200 cashback offer with 100GB 4G Data from Reliance Jio and 90% discount on Kindle e-books.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 sports 5.7 inches Full View HD+ (1440*720p) display having an aspect ratio of 18:9.It is powered by SD450 chip clocked at 1.8 GHz coupled with 2GB/3GB/4GB RAM and 16GB/32GB/64GB onboard storage which can be expanded via microSD card slot up to 128GB.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 features a 12MP rear camera with an aperture of f/2.2, 1.25-micron pixel size PDAF, and LED flash.There is 5MP selfie camera with Soft-LED flash.The rear camera can shoot videos up to 1080p.
The connectivity option includes Dual SIM with 4G LTE and VoLTE support, Bluetooth 4.2, Wifi, A-GPS, GLONASS, micro USB port, 3.5 mm audio port and IR Blaster.All this is fueled by 3300 mAh battery and runs on Android 7.1.1 out of the box with MIUI 9.0.