Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi is likely to launch its next flagship – Redmi 5X – on September 5, reports bgr.in. As per the report, the company has already started sending out media invites for the launch of its ‘Flagship Dual Camera Phone’. The report confirms that the upcoming phone will be launched exclusively on Flipkart. However, Xiaomi hasn’t revealed which smartphone is arriving, but rumors point out to the recently launched Mi 5X.
Earlier, in a media invite, Xiaomi had officially announced the big launch event in India scheduled on September 5. If this happens, the Mi 5X will be the maiden dual camera phone by Xiaomi in India.
Earlier in August, Xiaomi’s India Vice President and Managing Director Manu Jain had said that Xiaomi will announce its first dual camera phone in India next month.
However, Jain too did not reveal which specific smartphone model will be launched in India next month. Jain took to his Twitter handle to announce the phone – only to create a buzz by not exactly divulging the name of the particular model. He said, “Can’t wait for you guys to check out Xiaomi’s first dual-camera phone in India! Coming next month! Can you guess which one?”
Well, the Xiaomi lovers must keep their fingers crossed and wait until 5th September. Meanwhile, here are some key specifications of the phone:
Specifications of Mi 5X:
Camera: Dual camera setup on the rear – 12-megapixel + 12-megapixel – where one lens is wide-angle and the other is telephoto.
Display: 5.5 inches full HD resolution display.
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor.
Battery: 3080mAh battery.
Memory: 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card)
Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C port, and 3.5mm headphone jack.
Dimensions and Weight: Handset measures 155.4 x 75.8 x 7.3 mm and weigh 165 grams.
Price: The company priced had Mi 5X at CNY 1,499 (roughly Rs. 14,200)
Colour: In the global market, the phone has been launched in Black, Gold and Pink colours.