Xiaomi’s Director of Product Management and Marketing, Donovan Sung has shared official renders of the upcoming Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus on his Twitter account. These images have been revealed as an official sneak preview of the upcoming Redmi 5 duo that are slated to debut on Dec. 7.
The Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus can be seen sporting full screen design in the new renders. Their bezels are not as thin as the flagship phones like Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG V30. However, their bezels are slimmer than the predecessor Redmi phones. The Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus are fitted with rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. These phones seem to be packed with full metallic chassis. The official renders also reveal that the Redmi 5 duo would be coming in multiple color choices such as black, blue, gold and rose gold.
The Redmi 5 is expected to be priced at 699 Yuan (~$106). It is rumored to feature a 5.7-inch HD+ display and Snapdragon 450 chipset. It is pegged to arrive in variants like 2 GB RAM + 16 GB storage, 3 GB RAM + 32 GB storage and 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage. It is likely to house a 3,200mAh battery.
The Redmi 5 Plus is speculated to debut with a pricing of 999 Yuan (~$150). It is likely to house a 5.99-inch FHD+ screen and Snapdragon 625 chipset. It may come in variants like 3 GB RAM + 32 GB storage and 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage. It is rumored to include a 4,000mAh battery.
Both the smartphones are speculated to house a 12-megapixel rear camera and a selfie camera of 5-megapixel. The Redmi 5 duo are rumored to run on MIUI 9 flavored Android Nougat OS.