On July 31, 2013, Xiaomi released the first Redmi phone at 799 yuan. Thanks to such a low pricing it conquered the whole Chinese market and ultimately reached total sales of 22.07 million yuan, while the all the Redmi-series handsets’ total sales reached 200 million yuan. 4 years later, on December 7, 2017, the company launched the most cost-effective full-screen smartphones around the globe. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus was initially priced at 999 yuan that makes it the cheapest full-screen phone. At this moment, the phone is offered for $139.43 if using the coupon (code: 8BGR5P324).
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The selling point of the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is the 5.99-inch display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 and resolution of 2160×1080 pixels. But this is an ergonomic phone with rounded corners and double-curved design.
A 12MP single camera is in the middle upper part of the back panel, while the color temperature flash and a fingerprint scanner are placed below it on the same line. Thanks to an aperture of f/2.2 the rear camera provide good shooting performance when there is a sufficient lightning. It also supports HDR. So when taking photos under the direct sunlight turned it on to improve the shooting quality. The front camera uses a 5MP sensor, which supports beauty mode. Both sensors come our way from OV.
As for hardware, the first Redmi line handset powered with a Snapdragon 625 was launched back in November 2016. It was the Xiaomi Redmi 4. A year passed, but the company still uses this SoC in its Redmi line devices. Anyway, this chip is paired with a 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, and a 4000mAh battery that is promised to provide up to 7 hours of use when the screen brightness is at maximum.