The company took to Twitter to share this news with the audience along with sending media invites for the event. The smartphone is said to be a budget-friendly device for the customers.
The Twitter picture of the launch date features a big ‘5’ with the date under the number and a hashtag ‘GiveMe5’.
The phone was launched in China in December in four colour variants, Black, Gold, Light Blue, and Rose Gold.
The Redmi 5 will be dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone which runs on MIUI 9 with Android Nougat. Sporting a 5.7-inch HD+ display and an 18:9 aspect ratio, the Redmi 5 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC.
The smartphone comes in three storage variants, one with 2 GB RAM with 16 GB internal memory, 3 GB RAM with 32 GB internal memory, and 4 GB RAM with 32 GB internal storage. The phone carries a 3300mAH battery power under its hood.
On the camera front, the Redmi 5 possesses a 12-mp rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and PDAF, and a 5-mp front camera with soft-light selfie flash. The smartphone carries a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Connectivity options like 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3.5mm headphone jack, Micro-USB and ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, gyroscope, and accelerometer are included in the smartphone.