Xiaomi unveiled Redmi 5 & Redmi 5 plus its next generation budget smartphone in China on Thursday. The highlight feature of both the smartphones is an 18:9 display with narrow bezels. It also has an up to date MIUI9 out of the box. Both phones come with the same design in four color options- Gold, Black, Rose Gold and Light Blue.
Redmi 5 & Redmi 5 plus price
The price of Xiaomi Redmi 5 is CNY 799 (roughly Rs. 7,800) for the 2GB RAM/ 16GB storage variant, while the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant is priced at CNY 899 (roughly Rs. 8,800). The price of Redmi 5 Plus is CNY 999 (roughly Rs. 9,700) for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant, while the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant price is CNY 1,299 (roughly Rs. 12,700).
In terms of specifications Redmi 5 sports a 5.7-inch full-HD screen with a resolution of 720×1440 pixels, while the Redmi 5 Plus sports a 5.99-inch full-HD screen with a resolution of 1080×2160 pixels. The former runs an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC clocked at up to 1.8GHz. While latter runs an octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC clocked at up 2GHz. In addition, Redmi 5 plus houses 4,000mAh battery unlike Redmi 5 which backs 3,300mAH battery. The camera on Redmi 5 is a 12Megapixel unit with LED flash 1.25-micron pixels and a 5Megapixel front facing camera which with Beautify and soft-toned selfie light. The primary camera on Redmi 5 Plus is also a 12Megapixel snapper with f/2.2 aperture and a LED flash underneath it. The secondary camera is a 5Megapixel unit with a soft selfie flash and Beautify 3.0.
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