The Redmi 5 sports a 5.7-inch screen of (1440 x 720p) HD+ resolution stretched in 18:9 aspect ratio. There is a fingerprint scanner on the back, along with a 12-megapixel camera primary camera. On the front, there is a 5 MP selfie camera but without a flashlight, which is there in Redmi Note 5. The phone is powered by Snapdragon 450 SoC, an octa-core processor build on 14nm FinFET technology.
The Redmi 5 sports a 3,300mAh battery, which the company claims offers 12 days of standby time. The phone might be available in two storage and RAM variants – 16GB/2GB and 32GB/3GB. As for the pricing, the Redmi 5 costs CNY 799 for the base variant in China, which translates to approximately Rs 7,500 in Indian currency.