Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus are two new smartphones introduced by Xiaomi recently in the budget “Redmi” series. With bezel-less display and metal body, these smartphones gives a premium feel in the affordable price segment. As of now, the Redmi 5 & Redmi 5 Plus are announced exclusively for Chinese market. But, if you’re MIUI fan living outside China and wanted to get hands-on of this device, then GearBest can make things simple for you. Currently, Xiaomi Redmi 5 is up for pre-order on GearBest for $233.11 with international shipping options.
Without directly taking you to the deal, let’s have a look at the specifications and features of Xiaomi Redmi 5.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 – Features
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus sport the exact same build, though they’re different when it comes to size, as Redmi 5 Plus is bigger in size due to its larger display. The Redmi 5 flaunts a 5.7-inch HD+ (720 x 1440 pixels) 18:9 display with a 282ppi pixel density and a 72 percent NTSC colour gamut. Under the hood, there is a 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 450 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU. On the other side, the Redmi 5 Plus comes with a 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU.
The Redmi 5 comes in two storage variants – the 2GB RAM with 16GB storage and 3GB RAM with 32GB storage. There is also microSD card slot for further memory expansion up to 128GB. It runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 9 on top and features hybrid dual SIM.
For photography, there is a 12MP rear camera with LED flash, 1.25um pixel size, f/2.2 aperture and PDAF. There is also 5MP front camera with LED flash. Just like other Redmi models, it is also equipped with a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel.
The connectivity includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS. It is 7.7mm thick and weighs 157g. A 3300mAh battery is responsible for providing juice to the device.