Xiaomi has just announced two new smartphones from the Redmi brand in China, Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus. These two smart phones have been filtering for quite some time, and we knew very well what to expect. It turns out that the rumors and leaks were more or less accurate, these two phones are made of metal, and in fact are basically identical in design, although the Redmi 5 Plus is a significantly larger smartphone. Having said that, let's see what these two phones offer, can we?
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus have much thinner frames than their predecessors, both devices come with a backward-facing fingerprint scanner and a single main camera. Both devices also have a rounded screen, which is also the first in the company's series of smartphones. All the physical keys are placed on the right side of Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus, while the SIM card tray is on the left. Having said that, the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus are economical phones, and they differ in terms of specifications, even though they have the same design. Let's start with the specifications that these two smartphones share, both devices include Android 7.1.2 Nougat, with MIUI 9 OS from Xiaomi on top, while both come with a dual SIM configuration as well. You will find the same 12 megapixel trigger (pixel size of 1.25 mm) on the back of both phones, and the same can be said for a 5 megapixel front snapper. Bluetooth 4.2 is also included in both phones, and so is an IR blaster that will detect on the top of both phones.
Now, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 features a 5.7-inch HD + (1440 x 720) sample with a curved 2.5D glbad on top. The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 450 64-bit octa-core SoC, and it has 2GB / 3GB of RAM and 16GB / 32GB of expandable storage. Also comes with this smartphone a non-removable battery 3,300mAh, while the phone measures 151.8 x 72.8 x 7.7 mm and weighs 157 grams. The Redmi 5 Plus, on the other hand, has a FullHD + screen of 5.99 inches (2160 x 1080) with a curved 2.5D glbad on top, while the phone also comes with 3GB / 4GB of RAM and 32GB / 64GB of expandable storage space . This smartphone includes a non-removable 4,000 mAh battery, while the phone measures 158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05 mm and weighs 179.5 grams. The two variants of Redmi 5 are priced at 799 yuan ($ 121) and 899 yuan ($ 136), respectively, while the two Redmi 5 Plus models cost 999 yuan ($ 151) and 1,299 yuan ($ 196) in China , respectively. Both phones come in Black, Blue Light, Gold and Rose Gold variants, and will be available for purchase in China as of December 12.
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