Redmi 5 Plus vs Honor 7X Complete Comparison of Bezel-less Phones

Updated on 2017-12-12 by Shivam Setia


Redmi 5 plus vs honor 7x comparisonHonor 7X was launched with a rear dual camera setup and a bezel-less display that looks great. It one of the finest budget smartphone in the range of 13K. Redmi 5 Plus comes as a second phone from Redmi with bezel-less display after the success of Mi A1.

Let's take a look at Redmi 5 Plus vs Honor 7X complete detailed comparison of features, pros cons and Specs.

1. Design & Display

Both the phone have a bezel-less display which is a Full HD+ screen with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Redmi 5 Plus has a 5.99-inch display while Honor 7X has a 5.93-inch display. Both the phone looks good and have a solid build quality with a metal unibody design with 2.5D glass on the top.

2. SOC/Processor Comparison

Honor 7X is powered by octa-core Kirin 559 chipset which has an Antutu Benchmark score of around 63000 while the Redmi 5 Plus is powered by Snapdragon 625 chipset with an Antutu of around 64000 so the two phones offer similar performance.

3. RAM & Storage Comparison

Honor 7X comes in two variants, with 4GB of RAM and an option of 32GB or 64 GB of internal memory. Redmi 5 Plus also has 2 variants having 3GB of RAM with 32GB internal memory and 4GB of RAM with 64GB internal memory. Both the phones have a hybrid sim slot so it can either be used as a proper dual sim phone or single sim with micro SD card.

4. Software Comparison

Honor 7X runs on EMUI 7.0 which is based on Android 7.0  which is optimized and has little bloatware, on the other hand, Redmi 5 Plus runs on MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1.2 but is not the most optimized UI and some bloatware slows down the performance.

So Honor 7X has an upper hand in the software optimization.

5. Camera Comparison

Honor 7X has a rear dual camera setup of 16MP which is a colour sensor and 2MP sensor which is a black and white sensor. The results of both the sensors are combined to improve the image quality and produce bokeh/depth effects. Redmi 5 Plus has a single 12MP rear camera sensor which produces good results and comes with certain software features, but Honor 7X is ahead of Redmi 5 Plus in the race of rear camera.

In the front camera, Honor 7X has an 8MP sensor while Redmi 5 Plus has a 5MP sensor, both the phones have a decent performance in the selfie context with Honor 7X again performing a little better over Redmi 5 Plus.

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6. Battery & Charging Comparison

The battery in the Redmi 5 Plus is rated at 4000mAH and should give a battery backup of around 1.5 days while the battery pack in Honor 7X is rated at 3340mAH and gives a battery backup of just more than a day. None of the phones has fast charging, Honor 7X takes about 2 hours to full charge while Redmi 5 Plus takes about 2 hours 30 minutes or so for a full charge.

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Features Comparison

Redmi 5 Plus Features

  • 3 GB RAM | 32 GB ROM
  • 6" Full HD+ Display 1080p
  • Rear Camera: 12MP
  • Front Camera: 5MP
  • 4000 mAh Battery
  • Best Price Rs. 13999

Honor 7X Features

  • 4 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM
  • 5.9" 2160x1080p FHD+
  • Rear Camera: 16MP+2MP Dual Camera
  • Front Camera: 8MP
  • 3340 mAh Battery
  • Best Price Rs. 13490

Pros Comparison

Redmi 5 Plus Pros

  • The 6 inch bezel-less display is sharp and bright and looks beautiful.
  • The build is premium and the blue color device looks stunning.
  • The camera performance is good in outdoor daylight conditions.
  • Excellent 2 day battery backup on a single charge with medium usage.
  • Snapdragon 625 performs well and there is no lag.

Honor 7X Pros

  • The dual camera setup on the back can take some nice portrait shots.
  • The build is premium and the blue color device looks stunning.
  • The full view display on the front looks beautiful.
  • Kirin 659 Processor with 4GB RAM can handle multitasking and games with ease.

Cons Comparison

Redmi 5 Plus Cons

  • Hybrid sim slot limits the functionality as you cannot use 2 sim cards with a MicroSD.
  • Average camera performance in low light conditions.

Honor 7X Cons

  • Hybrid sim slot is there which is something we do not like because you cannot use 2 sim cards with a MicroSD.

Ratings Comparison

Redmi 5 Plus

Performance Rating of 5 Plus


Design Rating of Redmi 5 Plus


Battery Rating of Redmi 5 Plus


Camera Rating of Redmi 5 Plus


Software Rating of 5 Plus


Value For Money Rating of 5 Plus

Value For Money

Honor 7X

Performance Rating of 7X


Design Rating of Honor 7X


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Camera Rating of Honor 7X


Software Rating of 7X


Value For Money Rating of 7X

Value For Money

Specifications Comparison

Redmi 5 Plus Honor 7X
Operating System Android 7.1.2 Android 7.0 based EMUI 5.1
Chipset Snapdragon 625 Kirin 659 Octa Core Chipset
Memory(RAM) 3GB 4 GB
Intenal Storage 32GB 32 GB
Expandable Storage Upto 128GB MicroSD Hybrid MicroSD Upto 256GB
Primary Camera 12MP 16MP+2MP Dual Camera
Front Camera 5MP 8MP
Battery Capacity 4000mAh 3340 mAh
Dual Sim Yes Yes
Screen Type LCD IPS
Hybrid Sim Slot Yes Yes
Screen Size 5.99 5.93 inch Full View
Screen Resolution 18:9 Full HD+ 2160 x 1080 pixels Full HD+ 2160x1080p
USB Type C No No
3.5mm Audio Jack Yes Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes
4G VOLTE Yes Yes
Weight 180gm 166gm
Thickness 8mm 7.6mm

See full review of Redmi 5 Plus

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So as we compared the two budget bezel-less phones, we can see that Honor 7X has a better camera and software, other things are almost the same on both the phone with no deal breaker around. If you are looking for a cleaner software experience and a dual camera with stylish looks in the budget domain, then Honor 7X should be your choice over Redmi 5 Plus.

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