Xiaomi Launches Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus in Taiwan

by Habeeb Onawole 0

Xiaomi’s latest devices – the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus have made their way out of China to neighboring country, Taiwan. This is the first market outside China to sell both phones.

Redmi 5 Plus Taiwan

The Redmi 5 launched in Taiwan is the 3GB RAM + 32GB variant and is priced at NT$3,999 (~¥870/$138). On the other hand, the larger Redmi 5 Plus that will be available in Taiwan is the high-end 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM model. It is priced at NT$5,999 (~¥1305/$207).

Sales will commence at 12 noon on January 30. Interested buyers will be able to purchase a unit on the official Mi website, Mi Home stores, and PCHome stores. All color variants will be available for both phones on the Mi store.

On February 1, Taiwanese carriers Chungwa Telecom, Far EasTern, and Taiwan Star will begin selling the Redmi 5 while the Redmi 5 Plus will be exclusive to Far EasTern.

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The Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus are the first Redmi phones to come with a full-screen display. The Redmi 5 features a 5.7” HD+ display, a Snapdragon 450 processor, and a 3300mAh battery.

The Redmi 5 Plus squeezes a 5.99” FHD+ display into its metal frame and a Snapdragon 625 and 4000mAh under its hood.






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