Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus in Kenya

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus in Kenya

Ever thought of a phone with big screen? Big enough while maintaining the small size. I mean a phone with 5.99” Screen but smaller than a 5.5” Phone. Forget about those huge phones that can’t fit well on your palm/your pocket, here is Xiaomi Redmi 5 plus.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is a Budget smartphone with middle class or even flagship phone features. Yes I mean the process technology of 14namometers is found on flagship smartphones.

Announced in December 2017 and launched in January 2018, Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is a great middle class smartphone with awesome specifications that outshine some of popular flagship phones.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Design

Xiaomi Redmi 5 in kenya

The phone features a sleek design of up to 8.05 mm Thickness and a width of 75.8 mm which makes it possible to use the phone with a single hand. The height of the phone is 158.5 mm. with a display of 5.99”.

Featuring the 2.5D screen, Xiaomi redmi 5 Plus looks good.


Xiaomi Redmi 5 features a 5.99” display. Of Course this is great for video and game lovers. The screen is packed with a resolution of  1080 x 2160 pixels.

The Screen is the 2.5D  curved Glass display that makes it attractive. One of the best thing about this phone is the 77.68 % Display to body ratio.

On protection, the screen features the corning gorilla glass protection that makes it scratch resistant.

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus The camera

One thing I liked about Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Camera is the pureCel OmniVision OV12A10  sensor which promises clear photos. A sensor size of 0.25 inches and a pixel size of 1.77 micrometers. An aperture of 2.2 and a resolution of 12MP. The video resolution of 1080p at 30flames per second. This is one of the best cameras in phones under KSh. 20K.

xiaomi redmi 5 plus camera
Photos Taken using Xaioni Redmi 5 Plus Camera

The secondary camera features a pureCel sensor, an aperture of f/2.0 and a resolution of 5MP.

The combination of the camera and video on the phone sounds great.


Here is where Xiaomi Redmi 5 plus wins the game. For the lover of Games and those who love fast phone, here is a device for you. The phone features a snapdragon 650 Soc, a 64bit Octa core processor with a speed of 2000 Mhz.   The Ram capacity of this phone is a choice of two. The 4GB Ram and the 3 GB. The Ram speed is 933 Mhz. With a process technology of 14 nano meters, The phone is fast in Gaming as well as great in power consumption.



Xiaomi Redmi 5 features the following networks:

GSM 850 mHZ,900 MHZ, 1800 Mhz and 1900 Mhz,

CDMA 800Mhz, CDMA 1900Mhz,

Umts 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 Mhz.

4G Lte 850, 900,1800, 1900 Mhz.



The Storage capacity for Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is 64 GB and 32GB. There is also a Memory card slot which is swappable with SIM2.


The battery capacity of Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is 4000 mAh. Fast charging and non-removable.


The price of Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus in Kenya is about KSh. 18,500 for the 3 GB/32Gb storage, for the 4 Gb is about KSh. 23,500. In the international Market, Xiaomi Redmi 5 plus price is about $ 180.

At its Price, Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is one of the best phones to have, good looks without regretting performance.


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