After numerous teasers and hints, Xiaomi has finally launched it’s next budget phone Redmi 5 Plus. Successor to the last years budget smartphone king Redmi Note 4, Redmi 5 Plus comes with whooping 18:9 screen ratio with the resolution of 1080 * 2160 pixels. The usable screen is 77%, which is significantly greater than 72% in last years Redmi Note 4 models. The smartphone is easily available in Nepalese market which can be considered as one of the best budget smarphones.
Xiaomi doesn’t provide a best camera setup for it’s Redmi series. Redmi 5 Plus is also not and exception with normal quality camera. The samrtphone comes with a 12MP rear camera with 26mm f/2.2 lens and 1.25µm big pixel with phase detection autofocus and dual-LED dual-tone flash. Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama is also available in Redmi 5 plus.
You can shoot 4k video (2160P@30fps) and Full HD video (1080P@30fps) and a 720p@120fps option if you want some slow-motion effects
The smartphone comes with 5MP secondary camera for selfie. You can shoot Full HD video with Redmi 5 Plus Front Camera.
Although Redmi 5 Plus doesn’t comes with best camera setup for today’s smartphones, it’s acceptable as it provides some optimization with MIUI 9.
Display & OS
The smartphone feature a 5.99″ screen with 18:9 aspect ratio and FHD+ 2280*1080 pixel resolution with 403 PPI. The company has promises 1000:1 contrast and a maximum brightness of 450 nits.
The smartphone runs on MIUI 9, based on Android 7.1 Nougat with expected Android Oreo Update.
Processor & Memory
The smartphone is powered by Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and Snapdragon 625 chipset clocked at up to 2.0GHz, which is renowned as an battery efficient processor with good processing power. Redmi 5 Plus also houses Adreno 506 graphics processor,
It houses hybrid sim slot that supports dual 4G SIMS and an Micro SD card slot expandable upto 128 GB (Uses SIM 2 Slot). You can only use 2 SIM card or one SIM card and one MicroSD card in Redmi 5 Plus but not both (2 SIM Cards and 1 MicroSD Card).
It comes in two storage options.
- 3 GB RAM / 32 GB ROM
- 4 GB RAM / 64 GB ROM
Battery and Security
The smartphone is powered by an whooping 4000 mAh Battery which can last upto 2 days in normal use and 1 day in heavy use.
Redmi 5 Plus comes with a rear-mounted Fingerprint Sensor which can unlock your device within a fraction of seconds. The device also has usual locking features like Pattern , PIN and Password.
Colors and Price In Nepal
The smart phone comes in three different color options.
- Light Blue
- Rose Gold
MI Nepal has priced the smartphone as below in Nepal for 3GB and 4GB version.
3GB / 32 GB –> NPR 22,499
4GB / 64 GB –> NPR 25,499
You can book your Redmi 5 Plus in Nepal from Mi Nepal official Website.