Xiaomi is a mega Chinese electronics and software company that is headquartered in Beijing. Since 2017, the company has the been the worlds 5th largest smartphone maker. It designs and sells smartphones, laptops, and other electronics. It is the 3rd largest smartphone maker in the world, after Samsung and Apple Inc.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A launched in August 2017. The phone came with a 5.5-inch touchscreen display that had a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. It is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor and it came with 2 GB RAM. The phone packs a powerful punch with 16 GB of internal storage, that can be expanded to 128 GB with a microSD card. It sports a 13 MP primary camera on the rear and a 5 MP front camera for selfies.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A runs Android 7.0 and is juiced with a 3080 mAh non removable lithium battery. It weighs about 150.0 grams. It is a dual SIM (GSM + CDMA + CDMA) cellphone that accepts Nano-SIM. It can connect through Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and 4G. There are also sensors on the phone, and it also includes Compass Magnetometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, and accelerometer.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Plus
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Plus does not come a with a traditional full-screen. The upper and lower parts of the cell phone have been reduced in size. The cell phone looks more like the Galaxy S8 rather than the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2.
Cost and Specs
The design is beautiful, but the price may be the most beautiful part of the phone.
The phone will most likely cost 999 yuan ($151) which is cheaper than most smart phones on the market. It is rumored to some with a 5.7-inch 720p display screen (720 x 1440) with Snapdragon 450 processor based on a 14 nm process node. It comes with a dual camera like its predecessor at 13 MP sensors, QC3.0 and more.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Plus, will most likely be powered with the Snapdragon 450 chipset.
The company stated that both phones will likely launch on or before November 11. China’s biggest online shopping festival will take place on November 11, so the company is expected to announce the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Plus well before that date. Being that November 11 is less than a month away, we can only speculate that the smart phone will be announced shortly.
It is clear to see why Xiaomi is a major company. They may quality phones for such low prices, and the phones can stand on the same leg with major brands like Samsung and Apple. The cell phones that they have sold to date, have been quite popular especially in India and China. These two countries seem to be the best customers of the Chinese mega company. It is no surprise, as the phone is very cheap even on a modest budget. Where most cell phones are clocking in at $600 US, $700 US, $800 US it is no surprise why many are clamoring to get the phone.
It will truly be a great day for people looking to upgrade their phones from either basic cell phones, or having this as their first phone. November 11, cannot come any sooner for many people out there who have been anticipating this great product to hit the market. Numerous leaks have come out for both the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and this, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Plus. They are both entry level smart phones that are truly worth the wait.