Besides introducing the Redmi 5, Xiaomi has also announced Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus at an event in China. The mobile which sports a 5.99-inch FHD+ 18:9 full-screen view display comes in 3 GB and 4 GB RAM variants. It is powered by a Snapdragon 625 processor and relies on a 4000 mAh battery.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus specifications
The smartphone sports a 5.99-inch Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display at a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels with 1000:1 contrast ratio, 84 % NTSC color gamut and 450 nits brightness.
It is powered by a 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU and runs on MIUI 9 which is based on Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) out of the box.
The device comes with 3 GB / 4 GB RAM with 32 GB and 64 GB internal storage options. The storage memory can be expanded to 128 GB using the microSD card.
It has 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash.
Connectivity and Sensors
The device is equipped with fingerprint and infrared sensors besides supporting 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS and Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD) connectivity features.
Battery and Dimensions
The mobile packs a 4000mAh (typcial) / 3900mAh (minimum) battery and weighs 180 grams with 158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05mm size measurements.
Price and availability
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus will be available in Rose Gold, Gold, Light Blue and Black colors at a price of 999 and 1299 Yuan for the 3 GB and 4 GB RAM variants respectively in China from December 12.
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