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Xiaomi Redmi 5 / Plus Preview: Affordable Phone with 18:9 Display

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus launched by the Chinese manufacturer at an event in Beijing. The new Redmi 5 series is a low budget with lower specifications smartphones targeting low power users, designed mainly for Indin market, but not only. The Redmi 5 hardware platform is based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC, powered by an Octa-Core 1.8Gz CPU featuring a 5.7-inch 1440×720 pixels Full 18:9 ratio display, a 12-megapixel rear camera, and a built-in non-removable 3300mAh battery.

The higher level model. Redmi 5 Plus sports a 5.99-inch display with resolutions of 2160×1080 pixels, a 12-megapixel rear camera. Powered by a Snapdragon 625 SoC and is equipped with a larger 4000mAh battery. Both models run Xiaomi’s MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1 OS  available in different hardware variants according to memory and storage configurations: 2GB/ 16GB, 3GB/ 32GB, and 4GB/ 64GB. As for the colors of the phones, they come in Black, Blue, Gold, and Pink color. That being said, for more information you are welcome to check GearBest Store (Link Posted below):

Buy the Redmi 5 – 3GB RAM / 32GB ROM

Buy the Redmi 5 Plus – 3GB RAM / 32GB ROM

Buy the Redmi 5 Plus – 4GB RAM / 64GB ROM

Xiaomi Redmi 5 / Plus | Gold Edition

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Phone Review

Redmi 5 Main Highlights:

  1. Model: Redmi 5
  2. Metal Body
  3. Color:  Black, Blue, Gold, Pink
  4. Battery: Built-in 3300mAh
  5. Display: 5.7-inch capacitive screen, HD 1440×720 pixels
  6. CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 450, Octa Core 64bit 1.8GHz,GPU:Adreno 506
  7. MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1 OS
  8. Memory & Storage: 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM, expandable up to 128GB with microSD 
  9. SIM Type: Dual Nano SIM Card dual standby
  10. Cameras: 12.0MP rear camera, 5.0 MP front-facing camera
  11. Support 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS + GLONASS, Touch ID



  • 2G: GSM B2/B3/B5/B8, CDMA2000/1X BC0
  • 3G: WCDMA B1/B2/B5/B8, TD-SCDMA B34/B39
  • 4G: FDD-LTE B1/B3/B5/B7/B8, TD-LTE B34/B38/B39/B40/B41


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