Xiaomi launched Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus in China a few days ago. The devices went on several flash sales and received huge response from Mi Fans.
The Redmi 5 was supposed to be available in four color variants- Gold, Rose Gold, Blue, and Black. However, in the previous flash sale, the black variant was not available.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 is now available in Black starting December 25, 2017. There is no change is pricing.
The Redmi 5 sport a 5.7” 1440 x 720 display with an 18:9 aspect ratio.
The device is powered by an octa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz Snapdragon 450 SoC along with Adreno 506 GPU.
The Redmi 5 comes in two storage versions- 2GB+16GB, 3GB+32GB respectively. All storage version may run on Android Nougat based MIUI 9 ROM. The device will be backed by a 3300mAh battery.
In terms of camera, the Redmi 5 carries 12-megapixel rear camera with a 1.25-micron pixel sensor and flash,
At the front, it houses 5MP camera with soft selfie module. It features AI beautiful 3.0.
In terms of pricing, the Redmi 5 2+32GB version is priced price at CNY 799 (~$120) while the 3GB+32GB model may price at CNY 899 (~$135).