Today the Chinese company Xiaomi unveiled two new smartphone devices, more precisely the Redmi 5 and the Redmi 5 Plus. Both these phones arrive with 18:9 screens and as you can see from the pictures below, we’re getting the same design – unibody cases with slim bezels on front.



Xiaomi Redmi 5

First on the list is called Xiaomi Redmi 5 and packs a 5.7 inch HD+ display with a 1440 x 720 pixels resolution, an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor and the Adreno 506 GPU. There’s 2 GB RAM + 16 GB of storage or 3 GB RAM + 32 GB of storage and a microSD card slot.

A 12-megapixel camera with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and LED flash is found on the back and for selfies we’re getting a 5 mpx sensor. Among other specs we have dual-SIM support, 4G LTE, Wi-FI 802.11 b/g/n and a 3300 mAh battery. This phone measures 7.7 mm in thickness and weighs 157 grams.


  • 2 GB RAM + 16 GB stocare – $120
  • 3 GB RAM + 32 GB stocare – $135

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus

If you’re looking for a bigger phone, then Redmi 5 Plus might be the one. A 5.99 inch display with FHD+ resolution is found here and also an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor. We’re getting the same cameras as the one found on the regular variant, but a 4000 mAh battery is offered here.

You can get either de 3 GB RAM + 32 GB variant or the one with 4 GB RAM + 64 GB of internal storage. Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus measures 8,05 mm in thickness, weighs 180 grams and brings 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and a rear fingerprint scanner.


  • 3 GB RAM + 32 GB storage – $150
  • 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage – $195
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