Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is the bigger variant of Redmi 5A which was launched together. Starting at the price of $150 approximately, the Redmi 5 Plus comes with Full screen display, bigger battery and more impressive features in this price range.It is a Dual SIM phone with Hybrid slots supporting nano sim cards and is running on Android 7.1.2 Nougat based with Xiaomi’s own latest MIUI 9 Custom UI. Along with Infrared sensor the phone also has a Fingerprint sensor for better security of the phone and information stored on the same.
On the front facing, Redmi 5 Plus features a 5.99 inch Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with 450 nits Brightness, 84% NTSC Color Gamut, 1000: 1 Contrast Ratio offering 2160 × 1080 pixels resolution. Xiaomi has powered up the phone with 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm Mobile Platform teamed up with Adreno 506 GPU making the phone pretty good for performance.
Talking about Storage and RAM, there are two variants of Redmi 5 Plus. It includes a 3GB RAM with 32GB onboard storage and a 4GB RAM with 64GB onboard storage memory. Both variants support expandable memory up to 128GB using microSD card. Under the hood, the phone has 12 Megapixel primary camera with dual-tone LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture and PDAF. For Selfie lovers, there is a 5 Megapixel front-facing camera with its LED flash letting you capture brighter pictures in night or low light environment too.
As per connectivity, along with 4G VoLTE the Redmi 5 Plus also supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS + GLONASS. Xiaomi has powered the phone with 4000mAh battery that can accompany you for over a day in single charge.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Specifications:
- Android 7.1.2 Nougat ith MIUI 9
- Hybrid Dual SIM Support
- Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
- 5.99 inch Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with 450 nits Brightness, 84% NTSC Color Gamut, 1000: 1 Contrast Ratio
- 2160 × 1080 pixels resolution
- 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU
- 3GB of RAM with 32GB internal storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage, Expandable up to 128GB using microSD card
- 12 Megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture and PDAF
- 5 Megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS + GLONASS
- 4000mAh battery
To make the best out of your Redmi 5 Plus, you should download the official Xiaomi PC Suite and latest USB Driver for your phone. Both these can be downloaded from this page in single click and that too for free. PC suite is a Windows based official client for your Xiaomi phone which is very essential because not only it lets you transfer data between phone and PC but also lets you Install Beta ROMs without any expertise, lets you control the entire phone from desktop screen, lets you sync information from phone to PC and Clouds, lets you Backup and Restore the entire phone with all installed apps, files, cache, etc anytime without loosing even a single file. That’s not all. There are lots more such important features you get.
PC suite also keeps the phone updated with latest firmware and security patches and also lets you test out beta ROMs before the world gets it. USB driver on other hand is must too because unless your computer gets proper drivers installed, it will just not detect the phone at all. Drivers are also required for carrying out development tasks like Rooting, Installing Custom ROMs, etc. So, get both these tools right now on your desktop and make the most out of your Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus