Xiaomi Redmi 5 vs Redmi 4: Should you upgrade?

15 March, 2018, 01:41 | Author: Becky Perry
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The Redmi Note 5 is not as well received this year, though, as the Redmi Note 5 Pro took away all the limelight, but now that we are seeing the Redmi 5 getting official in India, here is how the phone stands against the Redmi Note 5. It is called the Redmi 5 and it will be available in India from 20 March 2018 at Amazon.in and Mi.com at Rs7,999 (2GB RAM+16GB storage), Rs8,999 (3GB+32GB) and Rs10,999 (4GB +64GB).

To recall, the Redmi 5 was first launched in China in December past year alongside the Redmi 5 Plus.

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 will be available starting next week. The new device is the most basic of the bunch, offering the same looks but slightly lower specs. This makes it a handy alternative to the Redmi Note 5 which tips the scales at 180g. That being said, the Redmi 5 largely resembles previous Xiaomi phones and feature an aluminum build. It comes in 2GB, 3GB and 4GB RAM variants. As part of an introductory offer, Xiaomi has partnered with Jio for an instant cashback of Rs 2,200 (on the first recharge) along with 100GB of 4G data (on recharges of Rs 198 and Rs 299 plans).

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In some ways, Xiaomi Redmi 5 is a step forward from the Redmi 4, which was the top-selling compact smartphone in 2017. On the front, the Redmi 5 offers a 5MP camera with an LED flash light.

On the specifications front, this phone boasts of 5.7 inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ Full screen display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. On the camera front, Redmi 5 smartphone sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash for selfies and video chats. Buyers will get a free ultra-slim cover with the smartphone. Redmi 5 runs on Android Oreo out of the box with MIUI 9 on top.

Available in 4 Colour Variants: Black, Gold, Lake Blue and Rose Gold. With dimensions measuring 151.8x72.8x7.7mm, the smartphone comes equipped with a rear mounted fingerprint sensor. Along with that, the company has also bundled in a 3300 mAh non-removable battery inside the smartphone so as to keep the device running for a longer time.

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