But, you never know, Xiaomi might launch more than just one TV as they are claiming to launch a new series. The tweet has also given a launch date of March 14 for the new smartphone. Xiaomi kept most of its smartphone series including the recently released Redmi Note 5 series exclusive to Flipkart.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 will succeed the Redmi 4, which has done exceptionally well in India. At the time of writing, we have yet to receive media invites to attend the Redmi 5 launch in India. Out of these two, the Redmi Note 5 is the Indian variant of Redmi 5 Plus which was launched in China past year.
According to officials of Xiaomi, the Redmi Note Chinese 5 will differ from the Indian only CPU and RAM, so it will be a great smartphone in a metal case with a large screen Full HD+ with a diagonal of 6 inches and an aspect ratio of 18:9.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 is said to be an entry-level smartphone and will succeed the Redmi 4. The Redmi Note 5 for China is set to launch on March 16th, coming with 6GB of RAM onboard. The 2GB RAM of the Redmi 5 is priced at CNY 799 (approximately Rs 8,100), the 3GB RAM variant is priced at CNY 899 (approximately Rs 9,100) while the 4GB RAM variant is priced at CNY 1,299 (approximately Rs 13,200). The device is available in three variants in China. The resolution of the display is 720×1440 pixels. The new Xiaomi Redmi 5 comes fitted with the Adreno 506 GPU for rendering graphics.
The Redmi 5A is a dual SIM smartphone that comes with MIUI 9 on top of Android Nougat out-of-the-box. A microSD has been thrown in to expand the internal storage. 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. The device highlights a symmetrical design with the rear camera and fingerprint sensor perfectly aligned on the back as well as with the microUSB port on the bottom.