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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 reviews of Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the battery and screen. The durability and performance are also appreciated. Views about the size and design are different, while there are some critical opinions about the usability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus review

 

So, no more Redmi Notes eh? The Redmi 5 Plus should clearly have been the Note 5, a successor of the Redmi Note 4, but Xiaomi wanted a fresh start. The fifth generation is trying to shake things up and the new look obviously called for a new name. So,...

Jan, 2018

Expert review by : Florian Wimmer (notebookcheck.net)

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Smartphone Review

 

Lots of screen for little money. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus offers a large display and a mid-range performance for less than 200 Euros (~$236). This sounds like a good offer, but let us look more closely in our test!

great speaker ; good voice quality ; hardly any bloatware ; bright screen with good color reproduction ; fairly powerful performance ; high-quality case

problems with the GPS receiver in some apps ; slow WLAN ; no Android 8 (yet) ; high power consumption in parts ; mediocre battery life

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus offers a modern 18:9 display format with small bezels, a good voice quality, a great speaker, a high-quality case, and decent performance values.

May, 2018

Expert review by : Alun Taylor (zdnet.com)

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus review: Is this the best sub-£200 phone in the world? Review | ZDNet

 

The 5.99-inch Redmi 5 Plus looks, feels and performs like a much more expensive smartphone. It's not perfect, but the drawbacks are minor.

Excellent value ; Very good battery life ; Large, high-quality screen ; Decent cameras ; Well made and good looking

MicroUSB rather than Type-C ; No NFC ; Chipset not the most modern ; You'll need to buy one from China

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Luke Tan (hardwarezone.com.sg)

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus review: Widening the lead

 

Xiaomi stamps its class yet again in the budget segment with the spiritual successor to one of its blockbuster value champs.

Good build quality;Smooth performance;Good imaging quality in favorable lighting;Very affordable

Display is a little too dim and reflective;Camera is not optimal for night scenes;Competition is closing the gap in features and performance

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : John Nieves (unbox.ph)

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Review: Best Mid-range 18:9 Phone?

 

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Review: Best Mid-range 18:9 Phone?

Jan, 2018

Expert review by : John Nieves (unbox.ph)

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Unboxing, Initial Review: The Ultimate Bang-for-buck 18:9 Phone?

 

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Unboxing, Initial Review: The Ultimate Bang-for-buck 18:9 Phone?

Dec, 2017

Expert review by : Damien McFerran (knowyourmobile.com)

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Review: 2018's Budget Android Champion?

 

Chinese firm Xiaomi is the often referred to as the Apple of the East, but that's not simple hyperbole; this firm is a massive deal in its homeland thanks to its range of well-made smartphones which deliver a polished user experience at a low cost.

Amazing screen, good camera, fast fingerprint scanner

No NFC, no waterproofing

The Redmi 5 Plus is astonishingly good value for money and puts the efforts of its low-cost rivals to shame, but some may struggle with its China-focused software

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