Mi 5s Plus
Xiaomi pursued another effort to surpass itself and unleashed a serious bull onto the arena of the mobile industry. The new Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus turned out to hide a lot of surprises under its sleek metal veil.
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus has acquired a 5.7 Full HD screen with an ability to display 16 million colors. Screen capability allows using the phone in direct sunlight. Its saturate, vivid and sharp performance is perfect for viewing photos, videos and provides a great viewing angle.
The 550-nit level of brightness is just about right to fully emerge into your daily phone-activities.
Mi-brand appears to be sure-footed when it comes to producing fast and high-performance processors. Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus left all the predecessors far behind with a powerful combo: Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 with 2.35 GHz frequency shows great results during such processor warm-up sessions as gaming and multitasking and Adreno 530 Graphics processor with 653MHz makes a matter of games and advanced software as easy as it could get.
Optimized memory supply
A memory set for this phone comes in 2 variants, either of which fulfills adequate needs if you are a fluent mobile-user: 4 GB LPDDR4 RAM + 64 GB UFS2.0 ROM and 6 GB LPDDR4 RAM + 128 GB UFS2.0 ROM. This gives a decent spread for your favorite apps and personal data. Xiaomi decided to remove an SD-card slot from its newest and successive models. Such measures will help to unload the processor, reduce energy consumption and get rid of bugs and slow performance during multitasking.
Xiaomi made a major upgrade in its camera quality: Mi 5s Plus was provided with Sony IMX378 dual camera (13 MP + 13 MP).
With an instrument like this, one can take control over photography power! Most notable feature of the phone is that it is equipped with 2 sensors (standard RGB and BW) and gives a possibility to receive striking high-resolution material and avoid digital noise. Dual-LED flash allows to experiment with light and shadows in the day time and creates accurate light source during night photo-shoots. 4 MP front camera allows grasping memorable selfies. Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus is defined with a 720 p / 1080 p video capture format, ranking it high among other phones of the brand.
Mi 5s Plus was enhanced with a non-removable Li-on 3800mAh long life battery, to preserve power while performing complex operations and lengthen sleep mode time. Charging time is reduced due to a Quick Charge 3.0 technology. It lets the phone recover to its operational readiness in less than an hour. Xiaomi has mounted in a user-friendly USB Type-C connector.
Following the same pattern as of its forerunner, Xiaomi 5s, the Plus version also has a metallic body. This wear resistant “shell” endures heavy usage and ensures its owner zero trouble carrying it with other objects. It does not feel chunky in hand, holds solid and comfortable owing to its elegant shape. Its dimensions are 154.6×77.7×8 mm and it weighs only 168 gram.
The choice of colors, which are in keeping with the steel-like material, is humble and exquisite. Xiaomi has treated us with 4 color options for this model: delicate rose gold and soft moon gold, with its sleek and fashion-oriented manner, will be found alluring for a female audience. A more versatile frosted silver version and dark gray model are aimed to reach a more classic-type of a user.
High-end additional features
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus has adopted a bunch of other notable features, seen in every Mi phone of the 5th generation. Fingerprint recognition feature has improved owing to the sapphire coating of the screen. Its several protective layers prevent the front “face” from scratching and last long without abrasions. The screen is responsive to the slightest touch and unlocks an access to all the personal data without breaking a sweat.
Apart from fingerprint scanner, a few other useful options “cruised” into the model. Proximity sensor serves to block the phone and turn off backlight if the user, for example, is talking on the phone. This allows to consume less battery charge and avoid accidental call breaks or app opening. Light sensor helps to automatically adjust a necessary lighting brightness of the screen for different lighting environment. This lets to stretch a working capacity of the charger as well.
The Mi 5s Plus runs 4G+, 4G, 3G, 2G. A max. download speed for 4G is 150 Mb / s and max. upload speed reaches 50 Mb / s. 2 SIM-Card slots are available. Built-in Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi 802.11 provide a higher speed of information transfer.
Xiaomi has done a bit of tailoring since its last model and made a device, capable of doing “real” work. Though we know that even the Pentagon high-technological computer will not be enough for a meticulous user, Xiaomi high-productivity processor, bright screen, reformatted “smart” camera, the long lasting battery just cannot be overlooked.