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3 Reason NOT to buy Xiaomi REDMI 5

Xiaomi is in full swing these days. The Chinese smartphone manufacturing company launching new smartphones one after the another.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 has been launched in India.the pricing starts at ₹ 7,999 for 2GB RAM with 16GB internal storage.
Recently Xiaomi launched Redmi 5 in India. So in this article, we are looking at the cons of Xiaomi Redmi 5.

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1) Hybrid Sim Slot
The major disadvantage of Hybrid Slot is that you can either use the slot as SIM + SIM or as SIM + Micro SD. If you wish to have two SIMs and still want to expand storage capacity using a Micro SD, it’s not possible. You have to be happy with either a Dual SIM smartphone or an expanded storage capacity with a single SIM.

2) Downgraded battery
Redmi 5 features a 3300mAh battery, which the company claims delivers up to 17 days of standby time. Redmi 4, on the other hand offers a 4100mAh battery, which claims to have a Standby time of 80 hours.

3) Lower Screen Resolution
Xaiomi Redmi 5 has a screen resolution of 1440 x 720 HD+ resolution, 282 PPI. While comparing to its closest competitor Honor 9 Lite has a screen resolution of 2160*1080 FHD resolution, 428 ppi density.

Read our full review of Xaiomi Redmi 5

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By Rajat Negi

Rajat Negi is the founder of Gizmo Tech and is an active blogger and social media influencer. Rajat has contributed to several articles for various publishers. He also works as a social media influencer for various popular brands. Rajat can be reached at rajat@gizmotech.in