Today the Chinese Apple announced its own versions of affordable full-screen smartphones like the Huawei Nova 2S. The first company to come in with this technology was Xiaomi. So it uses this fact to benefit a lot. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus have been announced with a number of great features including a full-screen. What’s more amazing they are priced very low. So these phones are considered to be the best options in the full-screen market coming our way from a top brand. As we have got acquainted with their key features, the launch event didn’t bring anything new. So let’ recall them quickly to turn to the unboxing photos of the Xiaomi Redmi 5 and its sibling.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 sports a 5.7-inch full-screen with an aspect ratio of 18:9 and HD+ resolution. The back uses an arc design. thanks to a good screen size, curved back, and rounded corners, the Redmi 5 is ideal for single-hand operations. The corners come are strengthened more in comparison to other phones. So when these phones are accidentally dropped down, in most cases, they won’t break.
The rest of features of the Xiaomi Redmi 5 include a Snapdragon 450 new SoC, which is considered to be the modified version of the Snapdragon 625. It scores over 55K at AnTuTu that allows us to put it into the category of mid-range smartphones. There is also a 3300mAh battery, a 12MP rear camera with 1.25 μm pixel size and a 5MP front camera with Smart Beauty 3.0. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus comes with identical features, but the screen is at 5.99 inches (2160 × 1080 pixels), while the battery capacity is 4000mAh. Both phones support 5V / 2A fast charge. It is worth mentioning that these phones come with TPU transparent protective shells.
There are four color options to choose from – gold, rose gold, black, and a special blue. Besides these colors, the Redmi 5 and 5 Plus are available in various memory combinations. The 2+16GB and 3+32 GB Xiaomi Redmi 5 are sold for 799 yuan ($120) and 899 yuan ($135), respectively. The Redmi 5 Plus with a 3+32GB memory option is available for 999 yuan ($150), while the 4+64GB variant is priced at 1299 yuan ($196).