Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus

Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus
Brand: Xiaomi
Category: Mobiles

  • Processor
    Snapdragon 821

  • RAM
    4GB/6GB

  • Storage
    64GB/128GB

  • Display
    5.7 inch

  • Camera
    Dual 13MP (Rear) + 8MP (Front)

  • Operating System
    Android 7.0 (Nougat)

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our editors

9.1 4.6 1
  • Design 8 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Features 9 / 10
  • Connectivity 9 / 10
  • Usability 9 / 10
  • Performance 10 / 10
  • Battery 9 / 10

The Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus comes with the same all metal design as its smaller brother, however, it features a much larger display, to cater the needs of those who want something for entertainment and gaming. So, it’s kind of a bulked up version of the Mi 5S, featuring a large 5.7-inch display. However, you won’t feel its too big considering that it’s narrower than the iPhone 7 Plus. The company has actually done a good job of limiting its dimensions. Its light weight as well, 20 grams lighter than the iPhone 7 Plus.

The Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus comes with the powerful Snapdragon 821 chipset with two memory options 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM and 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM. The RAM is LPDDR4 and the storages are UFS 2.0 standard. With these high-end specs, the Mi 5S Plus manages to score a good 164,119 on AnTuTu v6.1.9.

The screen is of 5.7-inches with 1080p resolution (386ppi), 94% NTSC color gamut with high color saturation.

The camera module supports HDR, PDAF, RAW format, real time image filters and comes with dual tone LED flash. The Mi 5S Plus supports 4K video at 30 fps, 1080p / 720p video shooting at 30 fps and 720p slo-mo video shooting at 120 fps. Up front, you get a 4MP Ultrapixel sensor with 2um pixels, f/2.0 and 80-degree wide angle lens.

Other features of the Mi 5S Plus include NFC (so support for Mi Pay), 4G+,  and 3800mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0.

As for connectivity, the phone comes with 802.11 ac dual band Wi-Fi with MU MIMO tech, Wi-Fi display, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.2, Bluetooth HID, 4G+ and dual SIM dual standby with 3 x CA support. In addition, you also get an infrared port which is missing on the Mi 5S.

Supported LTE Bands:

FDD-LTE Band 1, 3, 5, 7

TDD-LTE Band 38, 39, 40, 31

Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus - PRICE

Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus - SPECIFICATIONS

General

  • Model
    Mi5SPlus
  • Released
    27/09/2016
  • Status
    Available

Design

  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar
  • Dimensions
    154.6 x 77.7 x 7.95 mm
  • Weight
    168g
  • Waterproof
    No

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS
  • Size
    5.7-inch
  • Resolution
    1920 x 1080 (FHD)
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    550nit, 94%NTSC
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    386ppi
  • Touch Screen
    Yes
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Glass
  • Features
    Sunlight Display, Night Display, Reading Mode, Color Temperature Adjustment, Standard Display

Hardware

  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Adreno 530
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    4GB (Standard) | 6GB (Premium)
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    64GB (Standard) | 128GB (Premium)
  • Memory Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    No
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Infrared, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Hall Sensor, Electronic compass, Barometer

Software

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.
    MIUI 8.0

Camera

  • Rear Camera Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    13 MP (Mono) + 13 MP (RGB)
  • Video
    4K @30 fps, 720p/1080p @30 fps, 720p slow-motion @120 fps
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    Dual LED (Dual Tone) Flash
  • Front Camera
    4 MP, f/2.0

Network

  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Nano SIM
  • Dual SIM
    Yes

Connectivity

  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Yes
  • USB
    Micro USB, type-c
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
    No
  • Headphone Jack

Battery

  • Placement
    Non-removable

Media

  • Video Playback
    MP4,3GP,3GP2,MKV,AVI,ASF,Xvid,FLV,Ts,Webm
  • Video Out
    H.265(HEVC),H.264,H.263,MPEG-4,MPEG-2,VP9,VP8
  • FM Radio
    No
  • Ring Tones
    Yes
  • Loudspeaker
    Yes
  • Handsfree
    Yes

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