Xiaomi has set the date as December 7th for the unveiling of its latest Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus in China. Weeks before the official launch, a number of leaked images were found circulating the social media which suggested that these new devices could sport minimum amount of bezels. Now, Xiaomi’s global spokesperson has revealed the final look of the phones via the social media. As speculated, both the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus flaunt a full-screen display along with the 18:9 aspect ratio.
— Donovan Sung (@donovansung) December 4, 2017
Donovan Sung, Xiaomi Global spokesperson took to Twitter to reveal the images of the new Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus. The images posted on Twitter show the phones from all possible angles to enable the potential buyers a chance to look through. Both the phones shall feature an almost bezel-less design with has been trending this year plus they will look almost identical except for the display size. The Redmi 5 Plus shall be the larger one while both of them will carry a metal body with fingerprint sensor option just below the camera in the rear end of the phone along with the flash. These smartphones will be available in three different colors which are pink, black and light blue.
Just after the release of the associated promo videos for both the phones, the picture was posted on Twitter. The smartphones might sport a slim profile with an aim to cater to the users with a budget looking for a brilliant bezel-less experience that is mostly available in the high priced phones.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Specs
The tweet by the Xiaomi spokesperson didn’t include any details regarding the specifications provided in both the phones. However, some previous reports have provided insights into the various specifications being carried by both the upcoming smart devices. The smaller of the two, being Redmi 5 could come with a 5.7-inch HD+ (720×1440) display along with an aspect ratio of 18:9. The phone might also operate via Snapdragon 450SoC which is a higher version of the one used in Redmi 4. The storage option for the phone is most probably set in a 64GB internal memory along with three RAM options of 2GB, 3GB, and 4GB. It has also been speculated that the Redmi 5 might run on the latest Android 7.1 Nougat. The rear camera would support a 12mp sensor and the front camera shall have a 5mp sensor. The phone shall have a battery power of 3200mAh.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Specs
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus shall have a narrow bezel as compared to its smaller version as suggested in the promo videos. Being a Plus sized model, the screen would be a whopping 5.9 inch with Full HD display (1080×2160) with same aspect ratio as Redmi 5. It might be powered via the Snapdragon 625 or 630 SoC. This phone comes with 2 storage variants and two RAM option as well. The phone shall sport 32GB and 64GB storage with 3GB/4GB RAM. Both rear, as well as front camera, is the same as the Redmi 5. However, this particular variant might carry a 4000mAh battery.