Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus goes on sale for 799 Yuan and 999 Yuan in China from 12 Dec 2017

Xiaomi today unveiled it’s Redmi 5 series of phones. There are two models, the Redmi 5 and a Redmi 5 Plus. Both budget phone will go on sale in China from 12 Dec 2017.

The Redmi 5 will start at ¥799 (~ S$163, ~USD 120) and the Redmi 5 Plus will begin at ¥999 ( S$203,  ~ USD $150).


Both devices has a 18:9 displays, the same camera setup. They come in blue, black, gold, and rose gold.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 specs

Display: 5.7-inch, 18:9, HD+ (1440 x 720 pixels) display
Chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
RAM: 2 GB / 3 GB
ROM: 16 GB / 32 GB
Battery: 3,300 mAh with micro USB connector
Rear camera: 12 MP rear camera with 1.25-micron pixels, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, and LED flash
Front camera: 5 MP front camera with soft-light selfie flash
Dimensions: 151.8 x 72.8 x 7.7 mm
Weight: 157 grams
Fingerprint scanner: yes

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus specs
Display: 5.99-inch, 18:9, Full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) display
Chip: Snapdragon 625
RAM: 3 GB / 4 GB
ROM: 32 GB / 64 GB
Battery: 4,000 mAh with micro USB connector
Rear camera: 12 MP rear camera with 1.25-micron pixels, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and LED flash
Front camera: 5 MP front camera with soft-light selfie flash
Dimensions: 158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05 mm
Weight: 180 grams
Fingerprint scanner: yes