The Xiaomi launched its two new budget smartphones that are Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is available in Black, Gold, Light Blue, and Rose Gold colour variants. The smartphone price is CNY 999 (roughly Rs. 9,700) for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant, while the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant price is CNY 1,299 (roughly Rs. 12,700).
Some key specs of Xiaomi Redmi 5 are:
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus comes with the 5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display. It has a display resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels with a pixel density of 403 ppi. The touchscreen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The dimension measures at 158.5 x 75.5 x 8.1 mm (6.24 x 2.97 x 0.32 in) with a weight of 180 g (6.35 oz). The smartphone runs on the MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) operating system. It inbuilts Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 chipset and Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processor. It sports a Adreno 506 GPU. In storage section, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus packs a 64 GB/ 32 GB of internal storage that can be expandable up to 128 GB via Micro SD card. It has a 4 GB / 3GB of RAM.
In-camera section, the smartphone packs a 12 MP primary camera and 5 MP of front camera for shooter selfies and video chats. The primary camera is capable of 1080p@30fps video recording. It includes Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash. The phone has a powerhouse of Li-Po 4000 mAh capacity with the Non-removable battery. It has a feature of Fast battery charging 5V/2A which is quite superb. Sensors on the phone have included:
- Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted),
- Accelerometer sensor,
- Gyro sensor,
- Proximity sensor, and
- Compass sensor.
Some connectivity options include:
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot,
- Bluetooth- 4.2, A2DP, LE,
- GPS- A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS,
- Infrared port,
- FM radio, and
- USB- microUSB 2.0.