Xiaomi has been known for its feature loaded smartphones at affordable price that have made xiaomi number one mobile selling brand in Indian market. after the launch of redmi note 5 and 5 pro xiaomi has launched redmi 5 at a price tag of 7,999 for consumers who want a good performence low budget smartphone.
Design and Display
xiaomi redmi 5 comeswith metal body and 18:9 full view display that gives the phone a premium look. Rare of the phone contains a 12 MP cmaera with led flash the camera is a bit bulging. The fingerprint sensor is placed below the camera which is very quick and accurate. The volume rockers and the power button is located at the right side of the phone. And the sim card tray is on the left hand side of the phone u will find the 3.5 mm headphone jack on the top of the device. The dual speaker grills are placed at the bottom along with the microUSB slot in the middle.
xiaomi redmi 5 comes with a 5.7 inch capacitive touchscreen display,with a screenresolution of 720*1440. The device dispaly is very responsive and vivid even in direct sunlight. The display is bright enough in sunlight which is less stressfull for a user’s eyes. at this price point the display is quite impressive and bright for video playback and gaming.
xiaomi redmi 5 comes with a 12 MP primary camera that can record videos at 1080p format at 30fps the image quality is quite good incompare to other phones in this price range. The camera app comes with HDR mode to take pictures in challenging light conditions.
The 5 MP selfie camera can take decent selfies in accurate light conditions. the phone dosent shows any lag while using the camera app.
Processor and Storage
xiaomi redmi 5 comes with 2 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset paired with Adreno 560 GPU. The device can handle multitasking easily and can run several apps simultaneously. The 2 GB RAM is ample for everyday multitasking. The 16 GB storage can be expand upto 128 GB via micro SD card. The device comes with Android 7.1.2 Nougat with companies own MIUI 9 interface to provide lag free performance. But company could have launched its device with the latest Android version 8.0 as its competitors are already selling their budget smartphones with latest opreating system.
Battery and Conectivity
Xiaomi Redmi 5 comes with a 3,300mAH battery unit and the device lasts a day with basic usage. The connectivity options include Wi-Fi, 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, v4.0, microUSB v2.0, with A-GPS, GLONASS.
Price and conclusion
Xiaomi Redmi 5 is priced at Rs 7,999 and offers a good set of features. The affordable price range and Xiaomi’s feature rich MIUI 9 makes this device a good deal for customers looking for a capable budget smartphone.