The Xiaomi Redmi 5 has been the subject of a handful of leaks and rumors until now, with the latest one revealing the handset will come with MIUI 9 out of the box. Now, another new rumor, related to availability information for the handset, has surfaced. The rumors said that the phone will be unveiled on December 7th.

Xiaomi Redmi 5

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Features

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 smartphone features a 5.7 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display that carries the support for 720 x 1440 pixels screen resolution at 282 of ppi pixel density. It will run on Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS, which means the smartphone supports multi-window, direct reply from notifications, and new emojis.

It will be powered by the Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 octa core processor, which is having a clock frequency of 1.8GHz. For graphics, there is an Adreno 506 graphics processor. On the storage front, the smartphone will be equipped with 2GB, 3GB or 4GB of RAM along with 16GB, 32GB or 64GB of internal storage. The phone will also support MicroSD card up to 128GB.

As far as the camera is concerned, the smartphone to sport a 12 megapixel rear camera with a f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus and LED flash. While on the front of the device, there will be a 5 megapixel front facing camera with a f/2.0 aperture for capturing selfies and making video calls.

To power the device, there is a Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery buried inside with the support for fast battery charging technology. The smartphone is available in two color options, including Black and Gold.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Specs

  • 7 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display
  • 720 x 1440 pixels screen resolution
  • 282 of ppi pixel density
  • Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS
  • Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 octa core processor
  • Adreno 506 graphics processor
  • 2GB, 3GB or 4GB of RAM
  • 16GB, 32GB or 64GB of internal storage
  • Expandable storage: up to 128GB via a MicroSD card
  • 12 megapixel rear camera
  • 5 megapixel front facing camera
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery
  • Color options: Black and Gold

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Price

The rumors has also revealed the pricing details of the smartphone, as suggested the phone will be sold at CNY1,000 or about $150/€130.