• Full-screen phones with 18:9 display
  • Changes in screen innards other than aspect ratio
  • Specifications have been spotted on TENNA listings

It seems like yesterday when Xiaomi shocked the world with its bezel-less smartphone, Mi Mix 2, and now, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is reported all set to launch an affordable full-screen smartphone. The reports of two such smartphones from Xiaomi are already doing the rounds as both the devices were spotted on TENNA with codenames MEE7 and MET7. Both the Redmi series smartphones have changes only in their memory and are expected to come in same screen size.

Redmi 5
Image Credit: Gizmot

As we reported earlier, there will be three variants of Redmi 5 smartphones. One of which has been launched as Redmi 5A in China while the other two Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus are said to be among the upcoming full-screen smartphones along with the much awaited Redmi Note 5.

Redmi 5
Image Credit: TENNA

Recent reports from Gizmochina confirms that all the three smartphones will feature an 18:9 display but the screen size and innards will be different. From the TENNA listings it is further confirmed that one of the upcoming Xiaomi smartphones will feature a 5.5-inch HD+ display which is most likely to be Redmi 5. The Redmi 5 is said to offer 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage space. The Redmi 5 Plus is said to have a different screen as well as storage capacity. The Redmi 5 Plus is expected to offer 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The Redmi 5 Plus variant is said to feature an Helio P25 SoC and will cost Rs 10,000.

Talking about the Redmi Note 5, the speculations have it that the smartphone will be powered by Qualcomm’s 636 SoC coupled with 4GB RAM. The internal storage offered by the device is 32GB that can be expanded with the help of a microSD card. It is expected to come with a price tag of CNY 1,599 (roughly Rs 16,000). The information is speculated regarding the specifications of these devices as no confirmation has been made by the company. Wait until Xiaomi confirms the information and we get an affordable full-screen phone for ourselves.


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