Xiaomi has officially confirmed that the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus will be unveiled in China on December 7. The company on Wednesday announced the launch date of the phones via a poster on Chinese micro-blogging site Weibo. The upcoming Redmi phones have been subjected to several leaks and rumours, which have included images and specs. From what we understand, both the handsets are set to sport minimal bezels with an 18:9 aspect ratio. A new render of the Redmi 5 also seems to confirm the same.
The render of the Redmi 5 has been leaked by a Chinese telecom regulator. And like the previously leaked images reveal, the new one also show off an 18:9 touchscreen for the Redmi 5. The render of the alleged Redmi 5 show off the device in gold color, a single camera setup at the back, and below the rear camera sits the fingerprint print.
The leak suggests that the Redmi 5 will come with a 5.7-inch display with HD+ resolution. This means that the phone may come with a resolution of 1440×720 pixels. Apart from the improved display, Redmi 5 may see a major improvement on both hardware and software front as well.