Xiaomi, this is a common name among Nepali people who are looking for a smartphone. Xiaomi has been able to foster in the Nepali market with a fair share of market share. Xiaomi was mainly able to become so popular in the Nepali with the launch of its most popular smartphone, the Redmi Note 4.
After the consecutive release of other successful smartphones, Xiaomi has now become one of the deep-rooted smartphone manufacturers in Nepal. This time around, Xiaomi has released a budget-friendly smartphone, the Xiaomi Redmi 5. Xiaomi Redmi 5 price in Nepal is Rs. 17,499 and Rs. 19,999 for 2GB and 3GB variant respectively.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 comes with a 5.7-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 720×1440. This is an 18:9 aspect ratio screen. Under the hood, it has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa-Core processor which is accompanied by an Adreno 506 GPU. Along with it comes with either 2 Gigabytes or 3 Gigabytes of RAM. You get 16GB of internal storage with the 2GB version and 32GB of internal storage with 3GB version.
For cameras, it has a primary camera of 12MP with an aperture of f/2.2. This camera can shoot 1080p videos in 30 fps. The front camera on this device is a 5 Megapixel sensor. The batter on this device is 3300 mAh Non-removable lithium-ion battery.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Key Specifications
- Display: 5.7 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
- Resolution: 720×1440 pixels
- Chipset: Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
- CPU: Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
- GPU: Adreno 506
- OS: Android 7.1.2 (Nougat)
- Memory: 2GB and 16GB or 3GB and 32GB
- Primary Camera: 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm)
- Secondary Camera: 5 MP
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Price in Nepal (2GB): Rs. 17,499
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Price in Nepal (3GB): Rs. 19,199
Xiaomi Smartphone’s success is a given. With so much of its customers being loyal to the company, Xiaomi will not have any problem selling this smartphone. The smartphone looks decent. I don’t have any complaints about this smartphone however, it would be nice to have at least a Snapdragon 625 at this price point. Other than that, camera, battery, and RAM look pretty decent.