Redmi MI 5 smartphone launch in India on March 14. The company has begun teasing the upcoming handset. The next smartphone to be launch by Xiaomi in India will be a ‘Compact Powerhouse’, which appears to be referring to both size and battery capacity. While the company has not revealed the name of the unannounced smartphone in India, speculations are rife that it will be the Xiaomi Redmi 5.
Redmi 5 was launched in China last month. It comes with a metal unibody design and is equipped with a soft-toned selfie light. The device features a thin-bezel design and sports a 5.7-inch HD+ screen with a 1440x720p resolution and is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset.
The smartphone is equipped with a 12MP rear camera sporting a 1.25-micron pixel sensor and on the front is a 5MP sensor coupled with Beautify 3.0 feature for “enhanced” portrait shots. In terms of connectivity, the device supports Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, Wi-Fi, and a micro-USB port for charging. The device is backed by a 3300mAh battery, comes with a fingerprint scanner at tehback. It runs on MIUI 9n which is based on Android 7.1 Nougat.