The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus was released in late 2017. This mobile phone is one of the best phones under 20k. Out of the box, the Xiaomi runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat. You get dualism support, both are Nano sim. The Redmi 5 Plus weighs 179 grams and has a thickness of 8.1mm. Its body is made of aluminum. Today, we’ll look at the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Specifications and price in Kenya.
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The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus, has a display size of 5.99 inches. With that, you’ll get a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels.
In spite of the large display, you get a compact phone. This is mainly due to the 18:9 aspect ratio.
Therefore, this smartphone is suitable if you like more screen real estate for apps and watching movies. The IPS LCD display is capacitive and supports multi touch.
Redmi 5 Plus Performance & Storage
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is one of the best performing handsets in this category. You get an octa core processor, clocked at 2.0GHz.
The graphics is handled by an Adreno 506 GPU. Therefore, you can run games and graphic intensive apps on the device.
For multi-tasking, the phone has 3GB RAM. However, there is a 4GB variant. Performance wise, you can opt for the 3GB variant without any worries. The device can run multiple apps at the same time without any problems.
With the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus, you have a storage capacity of 32GB. Most people wont fill this up. However, if you take several pictures, videos and install large apps, you can opt for the 64GB one.
The good thing is that the device supports microSD card expansion. You can use a memory card of up to 128GB.
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The camera in the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus are pretty impressive. At the back, you get 12 megapixels. This primary camera comes with features such as panorama, autofocus and face detection.
In addition, you get an LED flash. This can really be helpful when taking pictures in low light conditions.
For the selfie camera, there is the 5-megapixel lens. You get the usual features here, such as filters and different modes.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus comes with a battery capacity of 4000mAh. The rated talk time is 15 hours and the standby time is 408 hours.
This can easily last a full day if used, even heavily. The main reason for this is the capacity and efficient processor and operating system.
Connectivity options in the device include 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and USB.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Price in Kenya
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus price is around KSh 19,999 in Kenya. For that amount, you get some impressive features. Is the phone worth it? Totally. You should not hesitate to buy the smartphone. Some features I like in the Redmi 5 Plus include the display quality, design and battery capacity. The camera quality is also something to look forward to.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Specifications
|Operating System||Android 7.1.1 Nougat|
|Sim||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano + Nano/microSD)|
|Global Release Date||December, 2017|
|Kenyan Release Date||2018|
|Dimensions||75.5 mm x 158.5 mm x 8.1 mm|
|Screen size||5.99 inches|
|Screen resolution||1080 x 2160 Pixels|
|Technology (Display Type)||IPS LCD|
|CPU||Octa-Core 2.0GHz ARM Cortex-A53|
|GPU||Qualcomm Adreno 506|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953|
|External Storage||up to 128GB|
|Card Slot||microSD Card|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|Primary camera||12 MP|
|Front Camera||5 MP|
|Camera Features||Geo Tagging|
|Audio Player||WAV, AAC+, OGG, APE, FLAC, MIDI, WMA, M4A, MP3, AMR, AAC, eAAC+|
|Video Player||3GP, MP4, FLV, WMV, AVI, MKV, H.264, H.263|
|Audio Jack||3.5mm Audio Jack|
|Type||Non-Removable 4,000mAh Lithium-Polymer|
|Stand by||Up to 408 Hours|
|Talk time||Up to 15 Hours|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, WiFi Display, Dual Band (2.4G + 5G)|
|GPS Facility||A-GPS, Beidou, GLONASS|
|Sensors||Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Compass Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor, Hall Sensor, Gyroscope|