Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus Specs & Price

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Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus shares a lot of features with the Xiaomi Mi 5S, but is bigger. The phone has a 5.7-inch Display and a 3800 mAh Battery. Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus offers a dual-camera setup on the back for better quality photos and a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset that will ensure hassle free gaming.

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The Design

Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus comes in a brushed Aluminium body with a beautiful edge to edge display. Like in the Mi5S, there is no glass cover for the back, but the front covered with 2.5D glass.

Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus

The fingerprint sensor is located on the back. Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus is available in Gold, Rose Gold, Silver, and Gray.

The Display and Camera

Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus sports a 5.7-inch IPS Display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. The display offers maximum brightness of 550 nits, which should result in a decent viewing experience indoors and outdoors.

Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus ditches the 12MP camera on the Mi 5S for a dual-camera setup with two 13 megapixels sensors similar to the setup in the Huawei P9. One sensor captures images in colour, while the other captures images in black and white.

The Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus uses the Clear Sight dual camera technology built into its chipset to combine the two images to deliver great-looking photos. The camera features dual-LED flash, phase detection autofocus, 4k video recording, and auto-HDR. The phone also has a 4 megapixels front facing camera.

Hardware and Software

Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus is powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, but with a higher version. The chipset offers two dual-core processors clocked at up to 2.34GHz and 2.19GHz respectively.

Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus is available in two variants. The first one offers 64GB built-in storage with 4GB RAM and the sensond variant offers 128GB storage with a generous 6GB of RAM. It does not support memory card.

Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus runs on MiUI 8 on top of Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow). The phone features fast 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, and USB Type C port. It is loaded with a 3800 mAh Battery with fast charging.

Pricing and Availability

Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus is not available in Nigeria, Ghana, or Kenya. However, the smartphone is currently available on Gearbest (Click Here) with free international shipping. When available, you can buy the smartphone at leading online stores in your country in Africa. Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus Price in Nigeria should range from between 160,000 Naira and 290,000 Naira, depending on your location in the country.

Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus Specs

Here are the specs of the Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), MiUI 8
  • Processor: Quad-core Processor: 2.34GHz dual-core and 2.15GHz dual-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821)
  • GPU: Adreno 530
  • Memory: 4GB RAM or 6GB RAM
  • Colours: Gold, Rose Gold, Silver, Gray
  • Dimension: 154.6 x 77.7 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 168g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual-SIM, Dual Standby


  • Display: 5.7-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Scratch Resitant Glass


  • Rear Camera: Dual 13 MP Camera (monochrome + Colour), Ultra HD 2160p Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, Dual-LED Flash, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Panorama, Auto-HDR
  • Front Camera: 4MP Camera, 1080p HD Video


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB (4GB RAM) or 128GB (6GB RAM)
  • Memory Card Support: No
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: 900 / 2100MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: Yes
  • USB Port: Yes, USB Type C 1.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • Pedometer: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: No (download at store)
  • Document Viewer: No (download at store)
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 3800 mAh Battery (non-removable)
  • Standby Time:
  • Talktime:
  • Browsing Time:
  • Video Watching:
  • Music Playback:
  • Fast Charging: Yes, charges to 83% capacity in just 30 minutes (QuickCharge 3.0)
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: November 9th, 2021
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