This year, many manufacturers launched their inexpensive smartphones, equipped with a large screenless screen. Today there was an announcement, perhaps the main ones – Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus. Both of these mobile devices are inexpensive phones that can afford each buyer. They have very impressive technical equipment for their money, which makes them the best budget smartphones of 2017 with a screen of 18:9.
As expected, the Chinese corporation Xiaomi installed in Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus completely different technical equipment, but their appearance was identical. Both mobile devices are designed for customers who prefer not to overpay for top-end smartphones, but rather buy budget solutions that can meet the needs of the majority to the fullest. There is no doubt that the novelties from Xiaomi will become a real hit.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 smartphone is equipped with a 5.7-inch frame-free screen with a resolution of 1440 by 720 pixels (HD +), an 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor with a clock speed of 1.8 GHz, an Adreno 506 graphics accelerator, a 2/3 GB operational and 16 / 32 GB of permanent flash memory, 12 megapixel main and 5 megapixel front cameras, as well as rechargeable batteries with a capacity of 3300 mAh. The dimensions of the case are 151.8 x 72.8 x 7.7 mm, and the phone weighs 157 grams.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus boasts a 5.99-inch display with an 18: 9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 2160 by 1080 pixels (FHD +), an 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with a clock speed of 2.0 GHz, an Adreno 506 graphics accelerator, a 3 / 4 GB of operative and 32/64 GB of permanent flash memory, 12 megapixel main and 5 megapixel front camera, as well as a 4000 mAh battery. The dimensions of the metal case are 158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05 mm, and the weight is 180 grams.
Otherwise, smartphones Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus can boast a slot for installing microSD memory cards up to 128 GB inclusive, Wi-Fi 802.11n modules, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, A-GPS, Beidu and GLONASS, microUSB connectors and 3.5 mm for connecting headphones, an LTE modem for working in the networks of the fourth generation 4G, a fingerprint scanner on the back cover, as well as a completely operating system MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1.2, which is installed on them directly “out of the box.”
Unfortunately, the NFC module in the new budget smartphones Xiaomi, which was hoped very many, no. This means that Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus can not be used to pay for purchases through the Android Pay payment system or any other. However, it is quite possible to justify them by the price, since it is really extremely budgetary mobile devices that have advanced technical equipment (within the price category).
The official launch of Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus sales in China will take place on December 26th. The choice of buyers will be available in four colors – black, gold, pink and blue. The model Redmi 5 in the version with 2/16 GB will cost 799 yuan, and from 3/32 GB – 899 yuan. In the case of Redmi 5 Plus, prices are slightly higher. For the configuration with 3/32 GB the manufacturer asks for 999 yuan, while the top version with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of ROM will cost 1,299 yuan. The delivery kit includes a branded protective silicone protective case. When new items appear in Europe and USA is not yet known.