Xiaomi recently listed two devices on TENNA which are slated to launch on 7th December, 2017 in China. Chinese company also made an announcement on micro-blogging website Weibo about a new device with 18:9 (aspect ratio) display. Looking at these developments it is sure that Xiaomi is planning to launch new babies into the market. Most probably these devices will be Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus.
Redmi 5 & Redmi 5 Plus images as seen on TENNA
TENNA Listing confirms that two devices namely MDE1 and MDT1 are listed with 5.7 inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio. While, Weibo post does not reveal much about the specifications except the larger display. Xiaomi removed physical capacitive buttons to fit larger display into a smaller frame very close to Redmi 4, according to photographs available. Another hint is provided by Slashleaks, but they differ in few specifications and according to them price will be around Rs.12,999 and first sale will begin on 10th December, 2017. Slashleakes says that this smartphone will be named as Redmi 5. Combining all the evidences, it can be concluded that newer mobile phones from MI will be named as Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 plus. But, no official announcement is made regarding that.
Going by the TENNA listing, a-fore-said smartphone, Redmi 5 will have 151.8 × 72.8 × 7.7 (mm) dimensions and weighs 157 gram. It will be available in variety of shades Black, rose gold, gold, white, blue, red, pink, gray, silver. MDE1 will be powered by 1.8 GHz octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor running on Android 7.1.2. Device will be available in three variants 16GB + 2GB, 32GB + 3GB and 64GB + 4GB. Redmi 5 will be fueled with 3200 mAH battery according to the listing. Second device (can’t be named right now), on the other hand might have Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor or closer to that. However, only one variant of 3GB is listed on the website. Redmi 5 Plus might have larger battery of 4000 mAH.
We don’t have to wait longer as all the curtains will be fall on 7th December, 2017 and we will have a final word about the launch of Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus. Meanwhile, Redmi 5A is launching today in India through Flipkart. Share your thoughts on these developments, we are all ears.
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