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Xiaomi Redmi 5: Amazon to exclusively launch the phone today, priced around Rs 7000

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 March 2018, 13:27 IST
Redmi 5 (Twitter)

After the success of Redmi 5, Xiaomi India last week announced that it will launch its latest budget smartphone Redmi 5 in India on March 14. There is one information out on the phone, The e-commerce giant Amazon has revealed that the Xiaomi Redmi 5 will be exclusively on its platform. Amazon has created a page for the announcement that tells about the exclusive availability of the phone on its platform.


Redmi 5 (Twitter)


Along with this, buyers can purchase the device from Xiaomi's official website Mi.com and Mi home store. There are speculations that the phone might be launched by 3 pm on March 14. Xiaomi Redmi 5 was first launched in China last year, along with the Redmi 5 Plus. The smartphone runs Android 7.0 Nougat operating system and comes with nano dual-SIM support.


Redmi 5 (Twitter)

The Redmi 5 features a large 5.7-inch HD+ with 720x1440 pixel resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. The display comes protected with Corning Gorilla Glass on top. The device is powered by Snapddragon 450 processor which is backed by 2/3/4 GB of RAM. The Smartphone comes in two variants, 32/64 GB Variant. However, the storage can be extended with a MicroSD card.

Redmi 5 (Twitter)

The handset comes with a 12MP rear camera with LED flash and f/2.2 aperture. There is also a 5MP secondary camera equipped with selfie flash. The selfie camera also comes with company’s own proprietary beautify 3.0 capabilities. With dimensions measuring 151.8x72.8x7.7mm, the smartphone comes equipped with a rear mounted fingerprint sensor. The phone gets its power from a 3,300 mAh battery.
The phone is expected that the company might set the price of the device around Rs 7000.

First published: 14 March 2018, 11:29 IST