The new Xiaomi terminals of its Redmi low cost range, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 and its superior version, in all respects, Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus, have just been officially presented in China. As usual, well-finished equipment with a very similar design, moved by a Qualcomm SoC and that this time bring screens with an 18:9 aspect ratio, a trend in a large number of terminals that as we seen lately.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 includes the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC an Octa Core with ARM Cortex-A53 processors capable of reaching up to 1.8 Ghz and integrating an Adreno 506 GPU. It also has 2/3 GB of RAM, 16/32 GB of storage memory, 3300 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0, WiFi aC, Bluetooth 4.2, fingerprint sensor, IR transmitter, GPS and integrates a Qualcomm Snapdragon X9 modem capable of reaching download speeds of 300Mbps and 150Mbps upload The screen is a 5.7″ IPS with resolution HD+ 720×1440 pixels while at the connectivity level we have USB Type-C port, audio jack, Dual SIM and microSD card reader.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus includes a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, as used in the Xiaomi Mi 5X, an Octa Core with a Adreno 506 GPU with 3/4 GB of RAM, 32/64 GB of storage memory, 4000 mAh battery, sensor Fingerprint, WiFi aC, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, IR emitter and Qualcomm Snapdragon X9 modem. The screen this time is a 5.99″ IPS with resolution FHD+ with 1080×2160 pixels and at the connectivity level it repeats the options of the Xiaomi Redmi 5
In terms of software both teams arrive for the moment in English language and with MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1.2. At the photographic level they share camera specifications of 5MP front with flash and rear of 12MP also with LED flash.
- Those models can be booked on Aliexpress.com or Gearbest.com for $180 for the Xiaomi Redmi 5 and $220 for the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus with shipping cost included.