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Xiaomi Mi5 Plus

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INTRODUCTION

Xiaomi is a Chinese brand, which produces smartphones. Now, this electronics giant is known to be the 5th largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. With the introduction of its 'Mi' series of smartphones, it has gained the attention of most of its customers. This company has announced the production of the smartphone Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus at a world-class launch event which held in 2016. At this Mobile World Congress, the features and the advancements incorporated in this smartphone were discussed. This smartphone was mainly aiming at attracting the middle-class customers alongside the college going crowd too. The predecessor to this smartphone is the Xiaomi Mi 5 which was one of the flagship devices of Xiaomi. The Plus version is a better upgrade to its predecessor. This smartphone first announced in 2016. Talks are that it might probably be released later this year. The major USP’s of this smartphone are incredible screen size, storage, and competent battery. Now let us look at its other necessary specifications and thereby conclude with its possible pros and cons.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

Xiaomi Mi5 Plus Display
Xiaomi Mi5 Plus Design

This smartphone has an extraordinary hard plastic rear body. It comes with classy, good looking curved edges too. This smartphone is assumed to look premium in both look and feel. On the grip factor, it might just be average. The length of this smartphone is around 155.1 mm. The breadth is around 77.6 mm. This smartphone is fragile with a thickness of 7 mm. The weight of this smartphone is 160 g and hence is pretty heavy and difficult to carry around for a long time. The display size is 5.7 inches. The type of display used is a capacitive touch display supported by IPS LCD touch. The resolution with which it shows content is 1440 x 2560 pixels. The multi-touch capacity is up to 10 fingers max. The pixel density of the screen is approximately 515 ppi. The screen gets its protection against scratches from Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The user interface used in this smartphone is MIUI V 7.0. This smartphone comes in the Classic White colour as of now according to information.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

Xiaomi Mi5 Plus Performance
Xiaomi Mi5 Plus Performance

This device works on Android OS v 5.1 (Lollipop). There is news that there might be a possible option of upgrading it to v 6.0 (Marshmallow).The chipset used here is Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820. A pair of CPU’s is used to take care of the central processing. The CPU used in this for processing is Dual– core Kryo processors. They differ only in their processing speeds. The speed with which these processors perform the tasks is around 2.15 GHz and 1.6 GHz respectively. The graphics interface is taken care by Adreno 530. This smartphone comes with an internal storage capacity of 64GB. It does not have the option of expanding the memory externally at all. The memory expansion slot for using a micro SD card is not present. It comes with a RAM of 4GB. Hence, this is pretty much suitable for heavy gamers.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

It has a decent back camera with 13MP specification. The additional features available are the autofocus, digital zoom, optical image stabilization, and natural flash. The front camera though has only 4MP clarity. The supporting features are geo-tagging, video recording and calling. The audio quality in this smartphone is not very good. It comes with basic speakers and the standard 3.5 mm audio jack. The video in this smartphone can be recorded using the primary camera with a resolution of 2160p at 30fps could record. Videos with a resolution of 1080p at 30fps can be successfully recorded with front camera.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

The Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus comes with non-removable Li–Po battery of 3500mAh max capacity. This battery capacity is pretty exceptional, and this stands as the strongest feature of this smartphone. It has a max standby time of 480 h for 3 G mode. It comes with a talk time of 25 h and 11 hrs for 2G and 3G modes respectively. This smart device has single sim feature. It is compatible only with Nano – sim. The sim is compatible with GSM connectivity. It supports 3G, 4G and 4G LTE. It also comes with the basic wireless connectivity features like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth v4.0.

PROS AND CONS


WHAT WE LIKED
  • Good Battery
  • Amazing display
  • Fingerprint technology
  • Gorilla Glass protection
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • Poor front camera
  • No FM Radio
  • No expandable memory

Clearly the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus is better and has up gradations about its predecessor. But more care should be given to its front camera and overall software up gradation. On battery and display, it is pretty exceptional. And the best part of this smartphone is its affordability too.

ONLINE STORES

  • img-ques Does the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus supports FM Radio?
  • img-ans Yes, the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus provides support for FM Radio.
  • img-ques Does the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus feature with an IR Blaster?
  • img-ans Yes, the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus features with an IR Blaster.
  • img-ques How much does the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus weigh?
  • img-ans The Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus weighs 168 grams, which again is not that heavy.
  • img-ques How much RAM has been provided in the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus?
  • img-ans The Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus comes in two variants i.e. 64 GB with 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB with 6 GB of RAM.
  • img-ques Does the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus support FHD Video-Recording?
  • img-ans Yes, it phone supports high definition video recording with quality like 2160p
  • img-ques How many types of sensors have been provided in the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus?
  • img-ans The Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus comes with a total of six sensors that include Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass and barometer.
  • img-ques What kind of color variants are available for the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus?
  • img-ans The phone is available in four color variants i.e. Silver, Gray, Gold, Rose and Gold.
  • img-ques What is the screen size of the display provided in the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus? How much is the screen resolution?
  • img-ans The Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus has a 5.7 inches display (14.48 cm). The IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen provided in the phone provides a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels.
  • img-ques Does the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus provides NFC support?
  • img-ans Yes, the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus provides NFC support.
  • img-ques How many SIM card does the phone supports?
  • img-ans The Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus supports two SIM cards.
  • img-ques Does the phone features with a microSD card slot?
  • img-ans No, the phone doesn’t features with microSD card slot.
  • img-ques Does the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus features with the latest Android OS?
  • img-ans No, the phone runs on the Android version 5.0.2 Lollipop.
  • img-ques What kind of USB has been provided in the Xiaomi Mi M5 Plus?
  • img-ans A Type-C 1.0 reversible connector has been provided in the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus.
  • img-ques What kind of cameras are provided in Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus?
  • img-ans The Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus sports a dual 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 lens aperture, phase detection autofocus and LED flashlight. The phone also features a 4MP front camera.
  • img-ques Does the phone provides support for LTE and VoLTE networks?
  • img-ans Yes, the phone provides support for LTE and VoLTE.
  • img-ques Does the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus supports fast battery charging?
  • img-ans Yes, you can fast charge your Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus, i.e. 83% in 30 min (Quick Charge 3.0). What kind of battery is provided in the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus?
  • img-ques Is the battery provided in the Xiaomi Mi 5 Plus removable?
  • img-ans No, the phone doesn’t feature with a removable battery.