Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus with 5.99-inch FHD expected to be launched in India on 30th March at Rs 9999

Xiaomi Redmi 5 launched in India

Besides introducing the Redmi 5, Xiaomi had also announced Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus at an event in China. The mobile which sports a 5.99-inch FHD+ 18:9 full-screen view display comes in 3 GB and 4 GB RAM variants. It is powered by a Snapdragon 625 processor and relies on a 4000 mAh battery. Although, Xiaomi Redmi 5 was announced last year in December at an event in China, Redmi 5 launched in India on 14th March and expected date for the launch of Redmi 5 Plus is 30th March this year at a expected price of Rs. 9999.

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus specifications


The smartphone sports a 5.99-inch Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display at a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels with 1000:1 contrast ratio, 84 % NTSC color gamut and 450 nits brightness.


It is powered by a 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU and runs on MIUI 9 which is based on Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) out of the box.


The device comes with 3 GB / 4 GB RAM with 32 GB and 64 GB internal storage options. The storage memory can be expanded to 128 GB using the microSD card.


It has 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash.

Connectivity and Sensors

The device is equipped with fingerprint and infrared sensors besides supporting 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS and Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD) connectivity features.

Battery and Dimensions

The mobile packs a 4000mAh (typcial) / 3900mAh (minimum) battery and weighs 180 grams with 158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05mm size measurements.

Price and availability

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is available in Rose Gold, Gold, Light Blue and Black colors at a price of 999 Yuan and 1299 Yuan for the 3 GB and 4 GB RAM variants respectively in China from December 12.

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