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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Gets a New Variant

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Gets a New Variant

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 has recently lanched a third variant with 4GB RAM in China. Listed on the official Xiaomi store, this new phone will be the third variant in the Redmi 5 range that was earlier launched in 2GB RAM and 3GB RAM options. The Redmi 5 4GB RAM phone’s price is CNY 1,099 (roughly Rs. 11,000), a premium version of CNY 200 (roughly Rs. 2,000). Apart from RAM enhancement, it actually comes with no other specification upgrades. It has inbuilt storage of 32GB. The smartphone is not launched in India yet.

As we mentioned, the 4GB RAM variant of the newly launched Redmi 5 has been quietly listed on Xiaomi’s official website in China. When talking about the colours, the new variant is available in Black, Light Blue, Rose Gold  and Gold colour variants. The smartphone was launched in conjunction with the Redmi 5 Plus at an event in China.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 specifications

The dual-SIM (nano) Redmi 5 has a 5.7-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It runs MIUI 9 based on top of Android Nougat. The phone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC, coupled with 2/ 3/ 4GB RAM and 16/ 32GB of inbuilt storage. In the camera department, the Redmi 5 features a 12-megapixel rear camera with PDAF, flash and an f/2.2 aperture lens. The front camera is a 5-megapixel camera sensor with Beautify 3.0 features for enhanced, good looking portraits. A fingerprint sensor is placed below the camera module on the back.

Connectivity options on the smartphone include Bluetooth 4.2, a 3.5mm headphone jack, A-GPS and micro-USB. Sensors include accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor and gyroscope. The phone is backed by a 3300mAh battery under the hood. The Redmi 5 weighs about 180 grams.