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Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus Now Official: The First 18:9 Phones Under Its Budget Series

Xiaomi few days after teasing the Redmi 5 and the Redmi 5 Plus, has finally launched the two smartphones in China.

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 and the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus come in Black, Blue, Pink and Gold and will go on sale in China on December 12.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus accompanies a greater 5.99-inches Full HD+ screen (2160 x 1080-pixel resolution) with a pixel thickness of 403 ppi and 18: 9 screen proportion. The Redmi 5 comes packed with a 3300mAh battery, while the Redmi 5 Plus uses a 4000mAh battery. The handset is powered by the Snapdragon 625 chipset, and boasts a 4,000mAh battery that can easily last two days of intensive usage.

Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus cell phones were propelled by the Chinese producer at an occasion in Beijing on Thursday.

As was apparent from the pictures, the Redmi 5 and 5 Plus bring a very 2017-style 18:9 design to the Redmi line, with rounded corners and thin bezels on the top and bottom of the screen.

Redmi 5 has a smaller 5.7-inch display in the trending 18:9 fashion.

The mobile is controlled by 1.8GHz Snapdragon 450 processor with Adreno 506 GPU. You get two options as well, with a base 3GB RAM + 32GB storage model and a high-spec 4GB RAM + 64GB storage option.

The larger Redmi 5 Plus may sport narrower bezels than the Redmi 5, at least that's what the teasers and promo videos suggest. Buyers will get the option to choose their Redmi 5 with either 2GB RAM and16GB storage or 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. This phone also has a Fingerprint sensor and an Infrared sensor. Both have an LED flash (yes, even on front). Both are coupled with an LED flash, but the setup on the back has the fingerprint scanner to keep it company. It has a 12-megapixel rear sensor and a 5-megapixel shooter on the front. The Redmi 5 Plus cost is CNY 999 (generally Rs. 9,700) for the 3GB RAM/32GB capacity variation, while the 4GB RAM/64GB capacity variation cost is CNY 1,299 (generally Rs. 12,700).

In terms of operating system, these devices run on MiUi 9, based on Android Nougat and expected to receive Oreo update in the near future. Connectivity-wise, the smartphones have a dual-SIM card slot, 4G LTE cellular radios, GPS, dual-band Wi-Fi b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.2, an IR port, and a microUSB 2.0 port.

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