Yesterday, we shared the information about the Xiaomi Redmi 5, and now its time to shed some light on the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus, which is a “Plus” variant of the same. According to a Chinese microblogging website, here are the complete tech specifications for the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus.
In terms of design and aesthetics, the device closely follows the Xiaomi Redmi 5. Even this smartphone offers a full metal unibody design, which is inspired by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. So, we have no problem with the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus’s design what so ever.
Talking about the actual tech specifications, the smartphone gets interesting. As a matter of fact, we can say, this is a Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with a new aspect ratio screen. If we compared this device with the Redmi 5, the device offers a 5.99-inch display compared to the 5.7-inch on the Xiaomi Redmi 5. Even the resolution is upgraded from an HD+ panel to FHD+ panel with 2160x1080p resolution. This display will follow the 18:9 aspect ratio with very narrow bezels.
Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by the Same Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Octa-core SoC, which powers the Redmi 5. This energy efficient processor is paired with either 3 GB or 4 GB LPDDR3 RAM and 32 GB or 64 GB onboard flash storage with a dedicated micro SD card slot (up to 128 GB).
In terms of connectivity, the smartphone is expected to feature dual nano-SIM card slots with support for 4G LTE and VoLte capability on both the slots. Other standard connectivity features like Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi, and WiFi Hotspot are also present.
Coming to the camera capability, the smartphone houses a single 12 MP camera on the back which offers PDAF and 1080p video recording capability. For the selfie enthusiasts, the smartphone is likely to use a 5 MP selfie shooter with 1080p video recording capability.
Like 99 percent of the Xiaomi smartphone (except for the Xiaomi Mi A1), the smartphone runs on a custom version of Android Nougat AKA MiUi 9, which offers a bunch of new features like dual apps, multi-window, and other customisation options. Compared to the Redmi 5, this model is expected to feature a bigger 4000 mAh capacity compared to the 3200 mAh.
Coming to the pricing, the entry-level model is expected to be priced at $200, which roughly translates to ₹12,000. At this price tag, this device does offer a lot of features, which could attract the Xiomi fan base. This device is the right upgrade for the Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A users.
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