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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Specs and Price

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is a bigger, more powerful variant of the Redmi 5. It packs a more spectacular display, a beefier processor, more memory, and a more powerful battery.

Where to Buy Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus

Jumia Nigeria – See Offers | Jumia Kenya – See Offers | Jumia Ghana – See Offers

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Key Specs & Features

  • 5.99-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 2160 pixels (403 ppi)
  • Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Octa-core CPU with 3GB / 4GB RAM
  • Android 7.1.2 (Nougat), MIUI 9
  • 32GB / 64GB built-in Storage, supports up to 128GB microSD card
  • 12MP Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE Data
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
  • 4000 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non-removable)

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Smartphone

Design and Display

Like smaller Redmi 5, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus sports an elegant metal body. The mobile phone has 2.5D curved glass on the front to boost the outward appeal. One may not be wrong to say the Redmi 5 Plus looks more premium for the price. Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus measures 8.1 mm in thickness and weighs in at about 180 grams.

You can go for this one if a 5.5-inch or 5.7-inch display is not enough for you. Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus packs a colossal 5.99-inch IPS display. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus, like the regular variant, boasts an aspect ratio of 18:9. But expect better viewing experience with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,160 pixels.

Camera and Storage

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus looks to deliver comparable image quality to what you can get from its cheaper brother. It dons a 12MP sensor on the rear. This also has f/2.2 aperture and phase detection autofocus. But this offers dual-LED dual tone flash that promises brighter, better images.

You get a 5MP camera on the front for selfies. This has a cool soft selfie mode and Smart Beauty 3.0 with face recognition. There is 32GB or 64GB expandable onboard storage for keeping your photos and videos, depending on the model you buy.

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Processor, RAM and Other Features

Xiaomi arms the Redmi 5 Plus with a more powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset. The octa-core processor boasts a clock speed of 2.0 GHz. It pairs with an Adreno 506 GPU and 3GB or 4GB RAM.

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus runs off MIUI 9, a customized version of Android 7.1.2 Nougat. It also has its fingerprint scanner on the rear. Wireless connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with Wi-Fi Direct and hotspot.

A bigger 4,000mAh Li-Po battery helps to keep the lights on. Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus enjoys the support of 5V/2A fast charge technology to refilling the juice quicker.

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Pricing and Availability

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is available at Jumia Nigeria from a couple of  Jumia Global third party partners. The Android Phone will also be available at a couple of Jumia stores in Africa. Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Price in Nigeria ranges from 89,999 Naira to 110,000 Naira. Price in Kenya should start at around 29,999 KSh.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Specs

Here are a few specs of the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.1.2 (Nougat), MIUI 9
  • Processor: Octa-core Processor: 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 (Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625)
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM or 4 GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Gold, Light Blue, Rose Gold
  • Dimension: 158.5 x 75.5 x 8.1 mm
  • Weight: 180 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, dual stand-by


  • Display: 5.99 inches, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1080 x 2160 pixels (403 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glas


  • Rear Camera: 12 MP Camera, f/2.2, 1.25 μm, 2160p HD Video@30fps, 1080p HD Video@30fps
  • Rear Camera Features: Phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 5 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video@30fps


  • Built-in Storage: 32 GB or 64 GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 128 GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0


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


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


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

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor:


  • Battery: 4000 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non Removable)
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Yes
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NaijaTechGuide Team is made up of Experienced Tech Enthusiasts and Professionals led my Paschal Okafor, a graduate of Electrical and Electronics Engineering with over 17 years of Experience writing about Technology. Some of us were writing about Mobile Phones before the first Android Phones and iPhones were launched.

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