Lenovo S5 smartphone will compete with Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

Pablo Tucker
March 12, 2018

Xiaomi is all set to launch the Redmi 5 in India on March 14. This is because Xiaomi has always been known to provide better, affordable products and this could mark the beginning of Xiaomi's launch-spree in the TV market as well. At the time of its launch, the company stated that the Redmi 5A base variant will be available at Rs. 1,000 discount until the company sells 5 million units.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 is said to be an entry-level smartphone and will succeed the Redmi 4.


Xiaomi recently launched the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro which starts at Rs 9,999 and is pegged at a higher segment. While the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage was priced at ₹6,999, the 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage variant was available at a special price of ₹4,999 for the first the first 5 million units.

Xiaomi has been working on an AI-powered camera for their midrange smartphones and now with the Redmi Note 5; it seems to have consummated the tech with more excellent quality that we were expecting.


Talking about the specifications of the Redmi 5, the phone bears an HD+ display of 5.7-inches. The official presentation will take place no earlier than March 14. Now, the Xiaomi has officially posted several images shot on Redmi Note 5 on their Weibo page, which look stunning at a glance. The smartphone features a 5.7-inch display with a resolution of 1440 by 720 pixels and a protective glass function.

Furthermore, the device would be running on an Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box.


Xiaomi is sending out teasers describing the phone as a "Compact Powerhouse", suggesting that it may sport a powerful battery. The smartphone also has an option to expand the memory up to 128GB via microSD card. Below the camera, at the back, there is a fingerprint sensor. the battery of the phone is 3300mAh. At the back of the phone there is a 12MP camera with LED flash and f/2.2 aperture and for selfies and video calling there is a 5MP camera on the front.

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