Launched in December, Redmi 5 is one of the most popular smartphone models in Xiaomi. But buyers had to choose between 2GB and 3GB RAM, both of which are perceived as compromise solutions.
The initial offer for Redmi 5 included a 2GB RAM / 16GB internal memory model, available in Asian store offers for the $ 120 equivalent. The jump to the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage space is priced at $ 135.
The new version of Redmi 5 with 4GB of RAM keeps unchanged the amount of 32GB of internal memory, but it leads the price to $ 174, seriously casting doubt on the utility of the acquisition, the cost of which is closer to the price of better-rated smartphones
The rest of the specifications remain unchanged, all three Xiaomi Redmi 5 versions delivering a 5.7 "screen with 18: 9 aspect ratio and HD + resolution (1440 x 720), rear fingering sensor and 12MP resolution 5 megapixel.
Delivered in a metal housing, the Redmi 5 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset and comes with a 3300mAh battery without fast charging support. The operating system is Android 7.1.2 Nook, adapted with the MIUI 9.1 interface