Xiaomi Redmi 5 to be Amazon India exclusive: Launch date, specifications and price

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Redmi 5 exclusively on Amazon India
Redmi 5 exclusively on Amazon India

New Delhi : After launching Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro last month, Xiaomi is all set to launch Redmi 5 in India exclusively on Amazon on March 14.

Amazon India has provided a dedicated promotional page on their website to launch the product and take bookings. The teaser for Redmi 5 has also been released.

The latest Xiaomi smartphone - Redmi 5 - will be launched at 3 PM IST on March 14.

Redmi 5, the smartphone which was launched in China in December, sports a 5.7-inch HD+ (720x1440) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio.

In China, Xiaomi had launched Redmi 5 2GB RAM at a price tag of CNY 799 (approximately Rs 8,100), the 3GB RAM variant is priced at CNY 899 (approximately Rs 9,100) while the 4GB RAM variant is priced at CNY 1,299 (approximately Rs 13,200).

Redmi 5 specifications:

Along with 5.7-inch screen, a Snapdragon 450 processor, a 12MP rear camera, a 5MP front camera, and a 3300mAh battery makes it a competitive smartphone in the market.

It runs on Android 7.1 Nougat with MIUI 9 atop. (RELATED NEWS: Xiaomi to launch another budget Redmi smartphone in India on March 14)

The Redmi 5 Plus sports a 5.99-inch full-HD+ display with a 1080x2160 pixels resolution. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor along with 3Gg and 4GB RAM options. It will also come equipped with a 12MP rear camera along with a 5MP front-facing camera. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and a 3.5mm headphone jack. A 4000mAh battery completes the package.