Wednesday, 20 February, 2019

Lenovo S5 will present as a "killer" Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

Lenovo S5 will present as a Lenovo S5 will present as a "killer" Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Sherri Watson | 12 March, 2018, 07:48

The fingerprint sensor is provided in the rear panel.

Some time ago one of top managers of Lenovo, namely the Vice-President Chang Cheng, confirmed that on March 20 in China will be the announcement of the smartphone Lenovo S5. The device is designed with metal unibody and has an eye catchy curves at the edges.

Following the launch Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro last month, Xiaomi is now set to bring another new budget smartphone to India on March 14.

The Chinese smartphone manufacturer has also made headway in the TV industry of India by launching the Mi TV series.

On the other hand, the Redmi 5 Plus sports a 5.99-inch full-HD+ display with a 1080x2160 pixels resolution. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 is expected to be priced at Rs. 6,999 for the 2GB RAM variant and Rs. 8,999 for the 3GB RAM variant. A microSD has been thrown in to expand the internal storage. Its an octa-core processor clocking a speed of 1.8GHz. At the back of the phone there is a 12MP camera with LED flash and f/2.2 aperture and for selfies and video calling there is a 5MP camera on the front.

Being a budget category phone Xiaomi offers this phone with the older version 7.1.2 of the Android Nougat OS and with the inhouse MIUI 9.1 skin riding over it. Launched in November past year, the smartphone boasts of an "8-day battery life" and comes with a dedicated microSD card slot. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, Global Positioning System and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Xiaomi's Global VP and Managing Director of Xiaomi India, Manu Kumar Jain had also stated in a tweet that they will be launching a "slim, sleek and compact" smartphone which will also be a "true super powerhouse". The device will be available in Black, Red and Silver color options. The company will reveal everything about the phone including the pricing and its availability in various markets around the world.