Xiaomi has announced that it will hold a press conference on December 7 to release the full-screen Xiaomi Redmi 5 and 5 Plus. The development and production of these smartphones have been handled with great discretion but with just three days to go, its time to spill the beans.
From the recent appearance of the Redmi 5 & 5 Plus, these smartphones come in at least four colors which are black, gold, blue and pink. This color combo is just perfect because blue is a bit masculine, pink is feminine while black/gold is universal thus all classes of people have a color variant of this smartphone. The rear of this smartphone uses a three-stages metal design which makes it look exquisite.
These smartphones both come with an 18:9 full-screen with a single rear camera and dual front cameras. Both smartphones come with a 5MP front camera with a soft light, 12MP rear camera, rear fingerprint sensor and MIUI9 pre-installed. But what is the difference between these devices?
Xiami Redmi 5
Xiaomi Redmi 5 is powered by a Snapdragon 450 processor clocking 1.8GHz coupled with 2/3GB of RAM and 16/32GB of internal storage. It is equipped with a 5.7-inch display with a pixel resolution of 1440×720. The lights of the Redmi 5 are kept on by a 3000 mAh battery supporting a 5V/2A fast charge. From speculations, the lower variant of the Redmi 5 costs 699 Yuan ($105) and if this is true, it will make this smartphone the cheapest full-screen device from a top brand. The higher variant, however, will cost 999 Yuan ($151).
Xiami Redmi 5 Plus
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is powered by a Snapdragon 625 CPU 3/32GB or 4/64GB combinations. It is equipped with a 5.99-inch display and its lights are kept on by a larger 4000 mAh battery. The higher Redmi 5 Plus is reported to come with a 1299 yuan ($196).
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