Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus
The Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi has launched Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus smartphones at an event in Beijing on Thursday. Both the devices have the same design and some common specifications, there is some difference in its screen size and its processor. The main highlight of this Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus was it’s 18:9 aspect ratio Display with immersive wide-screen effect and according to Xiaomi its good for gaming and media. It also has Selfie Light which helps you to click selfie in low light also. These Redmi series smartphones were launched in China markets and there is no any update about its availability in other countries.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus Price
Xiaomi Redmi 5 comes with different storage variants with the different price tag for each. The 2GB RAM with 16GB storage will be priced at CNY 799 (approx Rs. 7,800) while the 3GB RAM with 32GB Storage is priced at CNY 899 (approx Rs. 8,800). Coming to the Redmi 5 Plus, this device comes with a price tag of CNY 999 (approx Rs. 9,700) for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, while the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage is priced at CNY 1,299 (approx Rs. 12,700).
Both the device sale will go on from December 12th, and the registrations will soon be started. These smartphones are going to be available in Gold, Black, Light Blue and Rose Gold colour variants. Xiaomi also announced that these devices come with a free TPU protection case.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus Specifications
Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus have some same specifications with only a few differences. The Redmi 5 comes with a 5.7-inch(720x1440pixels) HD+ Display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, 242ppi of pixel density while the Redmi 5 Plus comes with a 5.99-inch(1080x2160pixels) Full HD+Display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 403ppi of pixel density. Redmi 5 is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 450 processor while the Redmi 5 Plus is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor. Coming to its RAM, Redmi 5 available in 2GB and 3GB while Redmi 5 Plus available in 3GB and 4GB variant.
Both the devices support same cameras. The Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus sports a 12MP rear camera with an f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, Flash and 1.25 Micron Pixel Sensor. On the front, it bears a 5MP selfie camera with a Soft Light Selfie Flash. Both the devices support Fingerprint sensor which is mounted on the rear panel of the device by forgoing the home button at front completely.
Talking about its storage Redmi 5 available in 16GB and 32GB of inbuilt storage which can also be expandable via MicroSD card slot. whereas the Redmi 5 Plus will be available in 32GB and 64GB of inbuilt storages which can also be expandable via MicroSD card. Both the devices support 4G VoLTE and other connectivity features like Wi-Fi 802.11(b/g/n(Redmi 5) and a/b/g/n(Redmi 5 Plus)), Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, Micro-USB and 3.5mm Audio Jack. Redmi 5 packs a 3300mAh of the battery while the Redmi 5 Plus packs a 4000mAh of the battery.