Alongside the Redmi 5A, Xiaomi has surprised us with the reveal of the Redmi 5 Plus’ pricing and release date in the Philippines.

On paper, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is a definite monster in its price range. It’s equipped with a 5.99-inch Full HD+ screen with 18:9 aspect ratio, which is a rare feat in this category. Another impressive thing about this phone is the Snapdragon 625 chipset that is miles more powerful than the 400-series. In addition, there’s plenty of RAM and storage at 4GB and 64GB, respectively.

All these powerful hardware aren’t worth anything if it’s going to run out of juice in the middle of the day. So, Xiaomi squeezed in a huge 4,000mAh battery capacity to keep the device running throughout the day. What’s even better is that it doesn’t sacrifice the bulk of the handset as it’s only 8mm thick.

See also: Xiaomi products price list Philippines


Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Specs

  • Android 7.1.2 Nougat, MIUI 9
  • Dual SIM, Dual Standby (Hybrid)
  • 5.99-inch Full HD+ IPS 2.5D Curved Glass Display, 2160 x 1440 pixel resolution, ~403 ppi
  • 2.0GHz 64-bit Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor
  • Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage, expandable via microSD card slot up to 128GB
  • 12-megapixel rear camera, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, LED flash
  • 5-megapixel front camera, f/2.0 aperture, LED flash
  • 3G, HSPA+, 4G LTE, VoLTE,
  • Bluetooth v4.2
  • OTG suppport
  • WiFi, WiFi hotspot
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • IR Blaster
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Dimensions: 158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05mm
  • Weight: 180g
  • 4,000mAh battery

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus will be available for purchase on Authorized Mi stores beginning March 17, 2018 for a price of Php9,990.

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