Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus will cost more than it was thought

Yesterday, December 5, Xiaomi company published photos and video of the new products Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus, which should be submitted on December 7. And today in the store AliExpress appeared preliminary prices for future devices and they are much higher than previously reported.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus will cost more than it was thought

Yesterday, Xiaomi published photos and video of the new products Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus, which should be submitted on December 7. And today in the store AliExpress appeared preliminary prices for future devices and they are much higher than previously reported.

The price is not the same

According to rumors, the price tag for Xiaomi Redmi 5 was supposed to be 105 US dollars . The cost of the elder brother Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus was estimated at 150 US dollars . But the data with AliExpress report quite different figures of $ 200 and $ 250 respectively. Even with an increased price, new smartphones are worth their money and will become popular in the global market, but users are more fond of past rumors about the cost of devices. In addition, information with AliExpress can not be called official and everything can change for the better for the consumer side.

What is already known

Xiaomi Redmi 5 will receive 5.7-inch HD + display (1440 × 720 pixels) and eight-core Snapdragon 450 processor with a frequency of 1.8 GHz. Expect versions with 2/3/4 gigabytes of operating and 16/32/64 gigabytes of internal memory. The main camera is 12-megapixel, and the front-end module is 5 megapixel. It only upsets the battery capacity to 3300 mAh.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is equipped with a 5.99-inch display with a resolution of 2160 × 1080 pixels (18: 9) and a more powerful Snapdragon 625 chipset. The minimum configuration is 3/32 gigabytes, there will also be an option with 4 gigabytes of RAM and a 64-gigabyte drive . Both models received a metal back panel with plastic inserts from the top and bottom.

Sources: AliExpress , AliExpress

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