redmi 5 review

Xiaomi recently launched Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus with full display design. The Redmi 5 is normal base edition and the Redmi 5 Plus is higher end edition with updated specs.

We’ve already covered Redmi 5 Plus in several unboxing and review videos. Let’s see the unboxing and benchmark video of the base variant of Redmi 5.

The Redmi 5 is considered a successor of Redmi 4 with considerable improvements. The device sports a 5.7” 1440×720 display with an 18:9 aspect ratio.

It houses octa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz Snapdragon 450 SoC along with Adreno 506 GPU as a powerhouse on board.

Here is the unboxing and benchmark video of Redmi 5:

2GB+16GB and 3GB+32GB are the two storage variants of Redmi 5. All storage version may run on Android Nougat based MIUI 9 ROM and backed by a 3300mAh battery.

Redmi 5 carries a 12-megapixel rear camera with a 1.25-micron pixel sensor and flash. The front houses a 5MP camera with soft selfie module. It features beautiful AI 3.0.

In terms of pricing, the Redmi 5 2+32GB version is priced price at CNY 799 (~$120) while the 3GB+32GB model may price at CNY 899 (~$135).


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