Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is the latest device launched by the Chinese smartphone giant in December 2017. It was announced alongside the Redmi 5 and is its smaller variant. Initially, these devices are introduced exclusively for Chinese market. Both the models are currently one of the hot selling devices in China. And why not, Xiaomi offers some high-end features at reasonable pricing with these Redmi 5 devices.
India is one of the favorite market for Xiaomi and the MIUI fans might be wondering when these models makes official entry into the country. Last year, Xiaomi announced the Redmi Note 4 which was most successful device for the company. Now, it’s time to introduce its successor the Redmi Note 5. But it seems there will be no Redmi Note 5 indeed Redmi 5 Plus could be announced. Yes, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 could be launched as Redmi 5 Plus for the Indian market. There is no specific time frame for the launch of Redmi 5 Plus for Indian market, but one can expect somewhere in February this year.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Specs
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus flaunts a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) 18:9 display with a 403ppi pixel density and an 84 percent NTSC colour gamut. It is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 SoC clocked at up 2GHz and has 3GB/4GB RAM options. The Redmi 5 Plus runs on MIUI 9 on top of Android 7.1.2 Nougat. As the device launched just a month ago, we could expect Xiaomi rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo for this handset.
The device comes with two storage variants – 32GB and 64GB with an microSD card slot for memory expansion up to 128GB. On the camera department, there is a 12MP shooter on the rear side with a 1.25-micron pixel sensor, an f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, and flash, while it also sport a 5MP front camera with a soft-light selfie flash module. The company is also touting the inclusion of its Beautify 3.0 app, for improved portraits. On the back, there is a fingerprint scanner for better security purposes.
Similar to Redmi 4, the Redmi 5 Plus also packs with a massive 4000mAh battery providing backup for an entire day on heavy usage. It mesures 158.5 x 75.5 x 8.1mm and weighs 180 grams.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Release Date Price in India
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is expected a February release with pricing starting from INR 9,999. If you’re interested in purchasing the Redmi 5 Plus device, then you can book one from GearBest where it is priced at $179.99. Refer the below link for more details.