Xiaomi might be gearing up for the launch of the next generation Redmi series smartphone called Redmi 5 which will be the successor to the Redmi 4 smartphone launched last year today, a weibo user has shared some official leaked images from the device that shows the device images and also lists the specifications of the unannounced device in details.
The leaked images confirm the new Snapdragon 625 and Snapdragon 630 variants for the Redmi 5 smartphone and it comes with 3GB/4GB RAM options. The battery capacity is, however, decreased to 3680mAh from 4100mAh which will be the major drawback of the phone if it’s true. The leakster not only shared the images but also leaks out the price of the device.
According to the leaked images, which look like a part of some official representation document, the Redmi 5 will feature a 5-inch full-HD IPS display with 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution and will be powered by the 2.0 GHz Snapdragon 625 processor and 2.2 GHz Snapdragon 630 octa-core processors with Adreno 508 GPUs and different variants having different amount of RAM and storage.
It will have 3GB / 4GB of LPDDR3 RAM options with 16GB / 32GB and 64GB inbuilt (eMMC 5.1) storage options with all supporting MicroSD card expandable storage options with up to 128 GB of storage. it will run on the MIUI 9.0 based on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS out of the box and will support dual SIMs.
It will feature a 16-megapixel rear LED flash camera and also has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It gets backed up by a 3680mAh battery which is reduced from the 4100mAh one present in the Redmi 4. The battery of the phone this time comes with the support of Quick Charge 3 for faster charging of the device. The device will come with 4G LTE, 3G, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS and other useful connectivity options as well. It also comes with a fingerprint scanner available on the rear panel below the rear camera module.
The leaked image also leaks out the pricing details of the device variants. The Snapdragon 625 processor variant of the Redmi 5 with 3GB RAM + 16GB inbuilt storage variant will be priced at 859 yuan (around $125) and the same processor variant with 3GB RAM + 32GB inbuilt storage variant will be priced at 1039 yuan (around $152).
The Redmi 5 smartphone having Snapdragon 630 processor will be priced at 1099 yuan (around $162) for the 3GB of RAM + 32GB of inbuilt storage variant and lastly, the high-end 4GB RAM + 64G inbuilt storage variant with SD 630 will be priced at 1299 yuan (around $191) as per this leak. We have to wait and see if the above details about the device are true or not. Stay tuned.