Both the Redmi 5 and its big brother, the 5 Plus, have a taller-than-average aspect ratio - a first for Xiaomi's budget lineup - which lends them premium, modern aesthetics not dissimilar to OnePlus 5T and LG V30. The feature highlights of the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus incorporate the utilization of an 18:9 show viewpoint proportion, giving an immersive wide-screen impact that as per Xiaomi is better to game and media utilization, aside from a delicate conditioned selfie light for enhanced low-light photography. There is a single camera and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor under the camera.
These are definitely affordable phones by global standards, then, with the 5 Plus sounding like particularly good value. As is the trend these days, the Redmi 5 and 5 Plus get larger 18:9 displays up front, with slim bezels. The smartphones will be made available in pink, blue, gold, and black color options, starting next week. This one could be paired with either 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage or 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. Xiaomi is yet to announce the Indian launch date of both the phones. Xiaomi's love with the Snapdragon 625 SoC continues with the Redmi 5 Plus as it uses the same SoC. It packs a 3300mAh battery that should provide you a day's usage.
Apart from this mouth-watering feature, the sport metal bodies with rounded corners, fingerprint sensors on the back company's MIUI 9 software are among other flagship features.
Ahead of the launch event, pretty everything from design to specifications of the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus were revealed. Let's start with what specs these two smartphones share, both devices ship with Android 7.1.2 Nougat, with Xiaomi's MIUI 9 OS on top of it, while both come with a dual SIM setup as well. They come with screens of respectively 5.7 and 5.99 inches with an 18:9 display.
Powering Xiaomi Redmi 5 is Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC and 2GB/3GB of RAM. The Redmi 5 is armed with a 3,300mAh battery, which the company claims is good enough to last up to 12 days of standby time. The Redmi 5 Plus might get a beefy 4000mAh battery unit.