Xiaomi Redmi 5 Smartphone 4GB RAM Variant Launched: Price, Specifications

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Smartphone now has a third variant with 4GB RAM in China. Listed on the official Xiaomi store, this will be the third variant in the Redmi 5 range that was previously launched in 2GB RAM and 3GB RAM options.

The Redmi 5 4GB RAM variant’s price is  CNY 1,099 (roughly Rs. 11,000), a premium of CNY 200 (roughly Rs. 2,000).

It apparently comes with no other specification upgrades except the increased RAM; it has inbuilt storage of 32GB. The smartphone is yet to launch in India.

As we mentioned, the 4GB RAM variant of the recently launched Redmi 5 has been quietly listed on Xiaomi’s official website in China.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Smartphone

The new variant is available in Black, Rose Gold, Light Blue, and Gold colour variants. The smartphone was launched alongside the Redmi 5 Plusat an event in China.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 specifications

The dual-SIM (nano) Redmi 5 sports a 5.7-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The phone runs MIUI 9 based on top of Android Nougat. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC, coupled with 2/ 3/ 4GB RAM and 16/ 32GB of inbuilt storage.

In the camera department, the Redmi 5 features a 12-megapixel rear camera with flash, PDAF, and an f/2.2 aperture lens.

On the front is a 5-megapixel camera sensor with Beautify 3.0 features for enhanced portraits. A fingerprint sensor is placed below the camera module on the back.

Connectivity options on the smartphone include Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and micro-USB. Sensors include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, and gyroscope.

The phone is backed by a 3300mAh battery under the hood. The Redmi 5 weighs about 180 grams.

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