35 Pros and Cons of Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus : Advantages Disadvantages

Pros and Cons of Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus : After a great success of Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite and Redmi 5A , Redmi now comes with new amazing smartphone Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus. Redmi Launched this device in 2018 and it has an amazing features and device.

Although Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is Much Better within this range, but it has some Pros & Cons which we will discuss in this post below.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Specifications :

  • Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 9 beta
  • 5.99-inch 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~403 ppi density) | Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 | Adreno 506 GPU
  • RAM: 3/4 GB.
  • 32/64GB; expandable up to 256 GB with microSD card
  • Front Camera: 5 MP | f/2.0 aperture | 76.4-degrees wide-angle lens | 1.0 micron pixel size
  • Rear Camera: 12 MP | f/2.2 aperture | 1.12 micron pixel size | 5 piece lens | LED flash
  • Battery: 4,000 mAh
  • Weight: 180 g
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Introduction : The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is a cut-down variant of the Redmi 5. The device although looks similar but lacks firepower. On the front, the smartphone sports a 5.99-inch HD IPS display which does its job decently. However, the phone suffers from legibility issues when placed under bright sunlight. It will be available for purchase from the online retailer, Mi.com, Mi Homes and other partner offline channels.

Price : The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is priced at Rs 9,800 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant. The 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant of the Redmi 5 Plus is priced at Rs 12,700.

Performance and Battery : Under the hood, the smartphone runs a 2.0GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 chipset which along with 3/4GB of RAM which ensures smooth sailing even while working on multiple apps simultaneously or playing games. The smartphone is backed by a 4,000mAh battery and Xiaomi promises up to 12 days of standby time.

Storage and Camera : The internal storage in this device has a capacity of 32GB/64GB that can be expanded up to a massive 256GB by inserting a microSD card. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus equipped with a 12-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing unit. While the rear camera along with an LED flash can be used for low-light conditions, the front-facing shooter is ideal for video calls and selfies. The rear camera is capable of recording 1080p videos at 30fps and 720p videos at 30fps.

Battery and Connectivity : The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus extracts all its required fuel from a massive 4,000mAh Li-ion battery for a decent period of battery backup. The smartphone runs on MIUI9 on top of Android 7.1 Nougat. For connectivity, the Redmi 5 Plus supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and 4G LTE.

Here are some 35 reasons which are selected to tell Pros and Cons or Advantages and disadvantages of Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus. Please read all and provide feedback at last or if you know any other tell us in comment section.

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16 Reasons to Buy Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus : (Advantages or Pros) :

  • Bezel Less Displays.
  • Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 9.
  • Powerful camera setup.
  • Two front-facing speakers.
  • Difference in design.
  • MetaL body and Build quality is awesome.
  • Supports VoLTE and Offers Screen Casting.
  • Good Headset.
  • Support external memory.
  • Both Sim supports 4G.
  • Sleek & Thin Metallic Body.
  • Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch.
  • Hybrid Slot for Sim and microSD card.
  • Price is too Low as expected.
  • Good Battery Life.

19 Reasons not to Buy Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus : (Disadvantages or Cons) :

  • No HDMI Connectivity.
  • No 4K Display.
  • Non Removable Battery.
  • No 4K Video Recording.
  • No CDMA Sim.
  • No Optical image stabilization.
  • No Front Flash Support.
  • No Waterproof.
  • No Facial Recognition.
  • No Wireless Charging.
  • No USB- OTG.
  • No USB TYPE-C.
  • No Dual Camera.
  • No Java Support.
  • No NFC Support.
  • No Compass/Magnetometer.
  • No Major Upgradation.
  • No Bluetooth 5 support.
  • Heating Issues

MY Verdict :

Redmi series always sell their phones like hot cake because they offer lots of features under reasonable price. It is also an amazing phone with many attractive features.

All in all we would have to say the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is definitely worth buying. What’s your take on it? Is there a pro or a con that we missed? Let us know in the comments.

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