It’s been barely a month since Xiaomi opened their first official store in the Philippines and the company is quickly gaining ground with its Filipino fans. Today, Xiaomi has officially announced that they are bringing their entry-level smartphones, the Redmi 5A and Redmi 5 Plus, here in the Philippines.

The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is one of the most affordable smartphones in Xiaomi’s current range. Inside is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC paired with 2GB of RAM. The rear camera is composed of a 13MP f/2.2 rear camera with LED flash while the front comes with a 5MP f/2.0 camera.

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is the first smartphone from the brand which comes with an 18:9 display with a 5.99-inch screen and 2160 x 1080 resolution. Powering the system is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC with 4GB of RAM. Here are the complete specs for both thr Xiaomi Redmi 5A and Redmi 5 Plus:

Redmi 5 Plus Redmi 5A
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
Screen 5.99-inch, 18:9, 2160 x 1080 5.0-inch IPS, 720p
RAM 4GB 2GB
OS Android 7.0 Nougat with MIUI 9 Android 7.0 Nougat with MIUI 9
Rear Camera 12MP, LED Flash 13MP, LED Flash
Front Camera 5MP, LED Flash 5MP
Storage 64GB, expandable up to 128GB via microSD slot 16GB, expandable up to 128GB via microSD slot
Network Dual-SIM,  4G LTE Dual-SIM,  4G LTE
Connectivity Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS Fingerprint Scanner Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, IR Blaster
Battery 4,000mAh 3,000mAh

The Xiaomi Redmi 5A will be available on March 15 via Lazada for PhP 4,590 while the Redmi 5 Plus will be available for PhP 9,990. Both models wills also be available on Xiaomi concept stores on March 17.

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