Get an 18:9 display smartphone for under £100

Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus online listing reveals price

Xiaomi has finally introduced its two most anticipated budget phones Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus at an event in Bejing, China. On the other hand, the higher variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage is priced at 1,299 Yuan (~$196). Both the models will be available in Black, Gold, Light Blue and Rose Gold colours. The devices come with 18:9 aspect ratio display.

Now, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 features a 5.7-inch HD+ (1440 x 720) display with a 2.5D curved glass on top of it. Specifically, Xiaomi has installed a 3300mAh battery into Redmi 5 while the Redmi 5 Plus features a larger 4000mAh battery. The storage can be further expanded up to 128GB with microSD. The 12 MP main camera is now paired with a dual tone dual LED flash and the 1.25-micron pixel size should help you to capture good-looking shots. The new Redmi 5 from Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi offers the screen for less than £100.

Xiaomi recently unveiled Xiaomi Redmi 5A in India. The Redmi 5 Plus is available in 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB models. On the inside, it's powered by the Qualcomm 450 octa-core system-on-a-chip (SoC), which features two clusters of 4x Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.8GHz frequency coupled with Adreno 506 GPU. Both of them are modestly priced, the Redmi 5 starts from CNY 799 (~ Rs. 7,800) whereas the Redmi 5 Plus retails from CNY 899 (roughly Rs. 8,800). Using a metal back plate and a plastic frame in the case of the Redmi 5 and a metal back with plastic caps for the Redmi 5 Plus. Both the cameras are accompanied with a flash to aid in better low-light photography.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan arrives in Pakistan on maiden tour
PM Abbasi welcomed him and said that every Pakistani is proud of his election as Mayor of London and prays for his success. During his stay there, Khan had visited Delhi, Mumbai and Amritsar and met with politicians and celebrities.

Redmi 5 Plus with 32GB ROM comes at 999 yuan (Rs 9,700 approximately), while the 64GB storage choice costs 1299 yuan (Rs 12,600 approximately). The Redmi 5 runs on MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1 Nougat. Both phones have rear-facing fingerprint readers as well. Coming to RAM and storage configuration, the phone will be offered in two variants - 2GB + 16GB and 3GB + 32GB.

In terms of camera, the 12 MP camera and a 5 MP camera on the front remains the same. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS + GLONASS. The fingerprint sensor sits at the back of the device which has become a Redmi signature irrespective of thin or thick bezels.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top John Travolta Cries 'Fake News' Over Reports of 'Gotti' Biopic Being Pulled
Dec 08, 2017 - 01:11
We didn't anticipate this speculation that is so grossly wrong" - that his film would "sleep with the fishes". They said no, twice, and I literally begged them to reconsider and they finally and generously let it go.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Amazon Video (Finally!) Comes to Apple TV
Dec 08, 2017 - 01:11
The standoff led Amazon to stop selling the Apple TV on its retail site in 2015, as Recode noted . Search " Amazon Prime Video" in the Apple TV App Store to find it.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Vols finalize deal with Jeremy Pruitt to become next head coach
Dec 08, 2017 - 01:10
Tennessee has hired Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt as its new head coach, the school confirmed on Thursday. Pruitt's success this season is particularly impressive given how hard Alabama's defense has been hit by injuries.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top She is the SEXIEST - Priyanka Chopra nails number 1 spot!
Dec 08, 2017 - 01:07
Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra is the only Indian to have a fan in America. "I can not actually take credit for this at all". Television actress Drashti Dhami took the 6th position and the Tiger Zinda Hai actress Katrina Kaif was on 7th.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Does Trump Wear Dentures? President Mocked For Slurred Jerusalem Speech
Dec 08, 2017 - 01:01
Instead, the question was this: does Donald Trump have dentures? I'm just saying, can you imagine how he'd feel? It was not yet known if the president wears dentures or any other orthodontic device.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Russian Federation probe cost $7 million over 5 months, DOJ says
Dec 08, 2017 - 00:57
Mueller also reports in addition to his office, the Justice Department has spent $3.5 million to support the investigation. Mueller's office says in the report that about $1.7 million was for salary and benefits.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Putin: Russians not prevented from competing at Winter Olympics under neutral flag
Dec 08, 2017 - 00:57
Alexei Kravtsov, president of the Russian Skating Union, said: "The decision is offensive, insulting and completely unjustified". We will not influence in any way each athlete who will have to decide whether they participate or not in the Olympics.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Florida Man… pockets Uber cash to keep quiet about data breach
Dec 08, 2017 - 00:56
He said the incident should have been disclosed to regulators at the time it was discovered past year , Reuters reported. The bug bounty service at Uber is hosted by HackerOne a company that offers its own platform to several tech companies.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Wembley awarded four more Euro 2020 games to take total to seven
Dec 08, 2017 - 00:56
But the exclusion of Brussels means the 90,000-seater venue will also get group games and a match in the first knockout round. However, Uefa opted for Wembley, which has already been chosen as the venue for the semi-finals and final.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Higher Ground Set To Be Worst Hit By Snow
Dec 08, 2017 - 00:56
A number of status yellow wind warnings were also issued this week, with gusts exceeding 100kph having been forecast. Motorists are urged to drive with care in today and tomorrow as a snow and ice warning is put in place for Donegal .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top 3 dead, 15 hurt in New Mexico high school shooting
Dec 08, 2017 - 00:56
The school of about 900 students was cordoned off as authorities cleared the campus and teens were taken to another location. Thursday's shooting appears to be the most serious in a New Mexico school in years.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Kenya says 'swearing-in' of Odinga would be seen as treason
Dec 08, 2017 - 00:55
Mr Kenyatta easily won the rerun after Mr Odinga pulled out, citing lack of electoral reforms to level the field. The first election in August also showed Kenyatta as the victor .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Aiyar faces retort from PM, rebuke from Rahul for 'neech aadmi' remark
Dec 08, 2017 - 00:55
He had also pointed out that when "Modi-ji was in the opposition, he used to speak with disrespect about the PM". Mr Aiyar, who has been with the party for almost three decades, is a longtime loyalist of the Gandhi family.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Airline and Colorado's Boom Technology partner on supersonic passenger jet
Dec 07, 2017 - 02:48
The iconic plane flew regularly between Europe and NY for 27 years but was withdrawn from service because of high costs. Boom has previously disclosed that at least one of the unidentified customers is based in Europe.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Amazon launches Prime membership in Singapore to attract customers
Dec 07, 2017 - 02:32
This follows news that the American e-commerce giant has ended its FREE AmazonGlobal Saver Shipping service yesterday, 5 December. LiveUp offers users benefits such as rebates and discounts for RedMart, Netflix, Uber, UberEats and Taobao Collection.