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Is Xiaomi launching Redmi 5 in India today?

Is Xiaomi launching Redmi 5 in India today? Is Xiaomi launching Redmi 5 in India today?
Melba Vasquez | 14 March, 2018, 09:59

And like past year, the manufacturer delivered yet again, offering two devices that pack some serious punch for the price. There are also speculations about the same LIVE being streamed on YouTube and Xiaomi's official Facebook page as well.

Chinese smartphone giants Xiaomi are all set to unveil their low-budget smartphone - Xiaomi Redmi 5 on Wednesday at 3 PM.

The smartphone major has been teasing the upcoming smartphone on its social media platforms since few days. In China, Redmi 5 has been priced starting at CNY 799 which roughly translates around Rs 7,800 for the base variant which packs 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. Launched in November past year, the smartphone boasts of an "8-day battery life" and comes with a dedicated microSD card slot.

For those who want to catch the event live, the company will be is Xiaomi will be live casting the launch event for Mi fans.

Xiaomi is launching a new smartphone in India today, which is likely the Redmi 5.

Is Xiaomi launching Redmi 5 in India today?

Both Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro will be available in gold, black, lake blue and rose gold body shades. The 3GB RAM model is priced at Rs. 6,999 in India. On the camera front, Redmi 5 includes a 12-megapixel sensor on the back with 1.25-micron pixels for improved photography and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with Beautify 3.0 and Soft-Toned selfie light for better selfies.

The Redmi 5 is equipped with 5.7-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio, 720x1440p resolution and 282ppi pixel density.

It sports a dual camera at the rear which is the combination of 12-MP and 5-MP sensors with f/2.2 and f/2.0 apertures, respectively. It runs on Android Nougat-based Xiaomi's own MIUI 9 layer, offering major customizations to users.

The device is backed by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core SoC paired with 2GB/3GB/4GB RAM options, however the Indian market will most probably get the 2GB RAM + 16GB storage and 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variants. The device is expected to hit the India shores with nearly the same specifications.

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