Xiaomi Redmi 5 launch exclusively on Amazon India; features, availability, pricing

An Indian mat vendor speaks on a phone at a market in Chennai. The country as seen mobile uptake surge but the potential is still huge. Arun Sankar  AFP

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The official presentation will take place no earlier than March 14. To give a brief background around this update, Xiaomi had subsidised the Redmi 5A's starting price to Rs. 4,999 at launch, with the claim of it going back to the regular price after 5 million units are sold.

Last month Xiaomi launched Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro in India.

There is speculation that the S5 Lenovo has the Lenovo model number of K520, and recently he was spotted on Tenaa certification. The company has officially announced that the smartphone will be available exclusively on Amazon. The price of 2GB RAM and 16GB storage variant of Redmi 5 is CNY 799 which is approximately equal to Rs.7800. The phone is available in Dark Grey, Rose Gold, and Gold colour variants.

If we talk more about the previous leaks, the design matches to the Lenovo K520 smartphone which was spotted on a Chinese Regulatory Site, TENNA. The new Xiaomi Redmi 5 comes fitted with the Adreno 506 GPU for rendering graphics.

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According to TENNA's listing, the upcoming Lenovo S5 smartphone to sport a 5.65 Inch full-HD+ display.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 will succeed the Redmi 4, which has done exceptionally well in India.

Being a budget category phone Xiaomi offers this phone with the older version 7.1.2 of the Android Nougat OS and with the inhouse MIUI 9.1 skin riding over it. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor along with 3Gg and 4GB RAM options. A microSD has been thrown in to expand the internal storage. As far as optics go, the Redmi 5 includes a 12-megapixel sensor on the back with 1.25 micron pixels for improved photography and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with Beautify 3.0 and Soft-Toned selfie light for better selfies. The Lenovo S5 smartphone offers nearly all types of connectivity options such as 4G-LTE with VoLTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS/A-GPS and a micro USB port.

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