Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus smartphone was launched in December 2017. The phone comes with a 5.99 inch IPS LCD Capacitative touchscreen, with 16.7 million colors and a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2160 pixels at a PPI of 403 pixels per inch. The screen is also protected by a Scratch Resistant display, the device comes with Corning Gorilla glass protection, a metal body surrounds the screen, with plastic end caps on the back to allow the antenna to operate.
The smartphone has a rear-facing fingerprint scanner and a dual-LED flash. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is powered by 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC clocked at 2.0GHz, coupled with Adreno 605 GPU and it comes with 3GB of RAM, What this means is the processor has Octa cores in the CPU and 3 GB of RAM ensures the phone runs smoothly with multiple applications open simultaneously. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card.
The main camera on the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is a 12 MP shooter with Auto Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Mode, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Digital Zoom, Video Recording. The smartphone also has a Front Facing Camera capable of shooting 5 MP selfies. The primary camera on Redmi 5 Plus which we know is a 12Megapixel snapper with f/2.2 aperture and a LED flash underneath it. The secondary camera is a 5Megapixel unit with a soft selfie flash and Beautify 3.0.
The device will also ship with the latest MIUI9 based on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box and is powered by a 4000mAh non removable battery. It measures 158.50 x 75.45 x 8.05 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 179.50 grams. This phone is available in 32 GB storage variants. Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is available in Black, Rose Gold, Gold, White, Blue, Red, Pink, Gray, Silver colours.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Other highlights include a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, Bluetooth 4.2, a hybrid dual SIM/microSD slot, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a micro USB port. Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.
The device is available in two models: A base model with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage for $150, and a 4GB of RAM with 64GB of storage priced at $196. This makes them the cheapest 18:9 resolution.
|Display||5.7″ 1440×720 IPS LCD / 6.0″ 2160×1080 IPS LCD|
|CPU||1.8GHz Snapdragon 450 octa-core / 2.0GHz Snapdragon 625 octa-core|
|RAM and storage||2GB + 16GB, 3GB + 32GB / 3GB + 32GB, 4GB + 64GB|
|Rear camera||12MP (1.25μm pixels) with f/2/2 aperture, single LED flash|
|Front camera||5MP, flash|
|Power||3,300mAh / 4,000mAh|
|Network||FDD-LTE / TDD-LTE | WCDMA | GSM | VoLTE, dual-SIM and dual standby|
|Dimensions||151.8 x 72.8 x 7.7mm, 157g / 158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05mm, 180g|
|Other||Rear fingerprint sensor, microUSB, headphone jack|
|Software||Android 7.1.2 Nougat w/ MIUI 9|
|Colors||black, gold, light blue, rose gold|
|Price||($121-136 USD) / ($151-196 USD)|