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Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus Smartphone Specifications, Features and Price

Xiaomi recently launched two excellent smartphones with good quality features named Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus. They have little differences in their specifications; the screen size and battery are the differences, other features are obviously similar to each other.

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 comes with 5.7 inch full HD display while the Redmi 5 Plus comes with 5.99 full HD display with same 18:9 aspect ratio.

They both come with 12MP rear or back camera with LED flash and 5MP frontal camera with LED flash, having touch focus, smile/face detection, HDR, Panorama, Geo-tagging and many features.

The Redmi 5 uses Non-removable 3300mAh Li-Po battery capacity, while the Redmi 5 plus uses Non-removable Li-Po 4000mAh battery capacity. They both have a fast charging feature of 5V/2A.

They both run on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. The Redmi 5 uses Qualcomm Snapdragon 456 chipset, Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and Adreno 506 GPU, while the Redmi 5 Plus uses Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Chipset, Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and Adreno 506 CPU.

Specifications and Price of Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus


Xiaomi Redmi 5 Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
It supports 2G, 3G and 4G networks It supports 2G, 3G and 4G networks
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
50/150mbps 50/150mbps
Hybrid Dual Nano SIM Hybrid Dual Nano SIM
151.8 x 72.8 x 7.7 mm and 157g weight 158.5 x 75.5 x 8.1 mm and 180g weight
Android 7.1.2 Nougat, MUI 9 Android 7.1.2 Nougat, MUI 9
Black, Gold, Light Blue and Rose Gold colors Black, Gold, Light Blue and Rose Gold colors
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 5.7 inches and 720 x 1440 pixels resolutions with multi touch support. Corning Gorilla Glass protection IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 5.99 inches and 1080 x 2160 pixels resolutions with multi touch support. Corning Gorilla Glass protection
It has 12MP back camera with 5MP front facing camera with Dual LED flash It has 12MP back camera with 5MP front facing camera with Dual LED flash
Built of front glass and aluminium body Built of front glass and aluminium body
Qualcomm Snapdragon 456 chipset, Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and Adreno 506 GPU Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Chipset, Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and Adreno 506 CPU
It has 2GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt memory storage and 3GB RAM with 32GB inbuilt memory storage, 128GB expandable using a MicroSD It has 3GB RAM, 32GB inbuilt memory storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB inbuilt memory storage, 128GB expandable using a MicroSD
G-sensor, Accelerometer, Light sensor, E-compass and proximity G-sensor, Accelerometer, Fingerprints, Light sensor, E-compass and proximity
Supports Non-removable Li-Po 3300mAh battery capacity with fast charging feature Supports Non-removable Li-Po 4000mAh battery capacity with fast charging feature
4.2 Bluetooth, GPS, Radio, Loudspeaker, 3.5mm audio jack, USB 2.0 OTG, Wifi/hotspot 4.2 Bluetooth, GPS, Radio, Loudspeaker, 3.5mm audio jack, USB 2.0 OTG, Wifi/hotspot
Xiaomi Redmi 5 costs N44,000 in Nigeria for the 2GB/16GB variant, while the 3GB/32GB variant costs N49,000 Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus of 3GB/32GB variants costs N55,000 in Nigeria, while the 4GB/64GB inbuilt memory storage costs N71,000 in Nigeria

The 2GB/16GB variant of Xiaomi Redmi 5 smartphone costs N44,000 in Nigeria, which is CNY 799 (Rs 7,800) in China, while the 3GB/32GB variant costs N49,000 in Nigeria which is CNY 899 about Rs 8,800 in Indian rupee.

For the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus, the 3GB/32GBcomesiant costs N55,000 in Nigeria which is about CNY 999 (Rs 9,800), the 4GB/64GB variant costs CNY 1,299 around (Rs 12,700) which is N71,000 in Nigeria.

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