Bezel-less Xiaomi Redmi 5/5 Plus official, prices as affordable as ever

08 December, 2017, 01:11 | Author: Terri Saunders
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Xiaomi has just announced two new smartphones Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus at an event in China. It comes in 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage models. Both the models will be available in Black, Gold, Light Blue and Rose Gold colours. Featuring a tall 18:9 display aspect ratio, the screen takes up a larger viewing area while it maintains a compact footprint compared to a typical 16:9 display.

Moving on to the Redmi 5 Plus, the smartphone comes packing a larger 5.99-inch display bearing full HD+ resolution and the same 18:9 aspect ratio.

Tipping the scales at 157 grams, and also boasting a wasp 7.7 mm waist, the "regular" Xiaomi Redmi 5 still packs a more than respectable 3300mAh battery. Again, there is a microSD card slot that supports expandable storage. The Redmi 5 and the Redmi 5 Plus have a 12-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

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Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus cell phones were propelled by the Chinese producer at an occasion in Beijing on Thursday.

Meanwhile, Xiaomi has started selling Redmi 5A online for an introductory price of Rs 4999 (approx $77) in India. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus look exactly as the leaked images suggested they will look like. Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus, both are the successor of Redmi 4 which was launched this May. There is Snapdragon 450 processor powering the performance of the device.

The Plus is available in two models: A base model with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage for ¥ 999 ($150), and a 4GB of RAM with 64GB of storage priced at ¥ 1,299 ($196). Using a metal back plate and a plastic frame in the case of the Redmi 5 and a metal back with plastic caps for the Redmi 5 Plus. It has a 12-megapixel rear sensor and a 5-megapixel shooter on the front. The cell phones offer standard availability alternatives, for example, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 (b/g/n on Redmi 5 and a/b/g/n on Redmi 5 Plus), Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/A-GPS, 3.5mm earphone jack, and Micro-USB. It offers both a Fingerprint sensor and an Infrared sensor. The interesting change is the fact that, the selfie camera now as its own flash unit, or soft-light, which should change the way that you capture selfie in the low lightening condition.


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