Redmi 5 First Impressions, Xiaomi Redmi 5 first look…

Xiaomi recently launched its latest budget smartphone. Redmi 5 launched did. This phone also belongs to the price segment of Rs 12,000 in which already Samsung, Nokia, Lenovo and Xiaomi There are many handsets of such brands. The new smartphone has been launched after Redmi Note 5 which was launched in India about a month ago. Important features of the new Redmi 5 include a 5.7-inch 18:9 display, 3300 mAh battery and front camera with LED flash. The price of 2 GB RAM and 16 GB storage variant of Xiaomi Redmi 5 is Rs 7,999. At the same time, 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage variant will be available for Rs 8,999. The variant with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage is priced at Rs 10,999. This phone will be sold through flash sale. The first sale is on March 20 at 12 noon. During this time, the handset will be available in Amazon India, Mi.com and Mo Home offline stores. The phone will soon be made available in the offline market also.

Can this phone be based on this type of hardware and software? Lenovo K8 Plus ,review, Samsung Galaxy J7 And Nokia 5 Will be able to challenge. We have spent some time with Redmi 5. Let us tell you how we liked this smartphone at first glance?

The increasing popularity of 18:9 displays can be gauged from the fact that redmi 5a All the recently launched smartphones by Xiaomi except Xiaomi come with this type of screen. Redmi 5 has a 5.7 inch screen and its body is 5.5 inch iPhone 8 Plus Is smaller than.

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xiaomi redmi 5

xiaomi redmi 5 its powerful variants xiaomi redmi note 5 Is heavily inspired by. The metal body is also the same, but it is smaller in comparison due to the smaller screen. The weight of Redmi 5 is 157 grams. There is 2.5D curved glass on the top. The phone is 151.8 mm long, 72.8 mm wide and 7.7 mm thick. Xiaomi has also provided a TPU cover in the retail box due to which it will slip less in the hands.

There are no physical buttons on the front panel. Home, Overview and Back buttons are on screen. There is a 5 megapixel front camera above the display. It also has its own LED selfie light. Camera performance is similar to other handsets in the budget segment, but the LED flash helps in low light. There is also a Smart Beauty 3.0 feature to improve selfies. But we will discuss its performance in detail during the review itself.

On the rear, Xiaomi Redmi 5 has a 12-megapixel camera which is equipped with F/2.2 aperture, phase detection autofocus, HDR and LED flash. The Redmi series handsets are not known for having great rear cameras. The condition of Redmi 5 is also the same. In the limited time we spent with the phone, we found that the Redmi 5 took some decent photos in adequate lighting. But the performance is weak in low light. In such a situation, we will once again ask you to wait for the review.

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Redmi 5

The phone has a fingerprint sensor on the back which is placed below the camera. The design of the phone is such that there is no problem in reaching this sensor. It also worked well during initial testing.

The volume and power buttons are on the left edge of the Redmi 5. There is a hybrid SIM slot on the right side. You will be able to use two Nano SIM cards or one Nano SIM card along with a microSD card at the same time. There is a micro-USB port and loudspeaker at the bottom of the phone. 3.5 mm headphone jack, infrared emitter and microphone have got place on the top.

The 18:9 display has an HD+ (720×1440 pixels) resolution. Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor has been used in the phone. The good thing is that it is one of the cheapest smartphones available in the market that comes with this processor. We will assess its performance during the review. We spent time with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage. The phone never slowed down while using it for some time. But also remember that we used a brand new phone.

Xiaomi’s latest smartphone runs on MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat out of the box. Like other Xiaomi phones based on MIUI, the Redmi 5 has many customization options. At present, no information has been given about the update of Android Oreo.

Talking about software, MIUI has a security app which is used for cleaning memory and storage, scanning malware, and monitoring battery consumption. You will be able to customize the app lock as per your wish. Apart from this, features like blocklist feature, separate space for privacy and dual apps are also available.

Screen Recorder app, Mi Remote, Mi Drop, Facebook and Shopping apps are also provided in Redmi 5. Apart from these, Microsoft apps like Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Skype Lite will also be available.

The 3300 mAh battery brings life to the device. MIUI has sleep mode. It is claimed to greatly improve battery life by closing background apps.

Gadgets 360 will be coming soon with a detailed review of Xiaomi Redmi 5. In this we will discuss in detail about the performance of the phone’s camera and processor.

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