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Summary
69%
64%
Display

5.7" (14.48 cm)

720x1440 px, 282 PPI

5.0" (12.7 cm)

HD, 294 PPI

Performance

Octa Core

1.8 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Quad Core

1.4 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Storage

16 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

16 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

13 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

Battery

3300 mAh

3000 mAh

Expert Rating

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User Rating

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4.2/5 based on 18,623 ratings

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4.5/5 based on 1,188,290 ratings

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General
Launch Date

March 20, 2018 (Official)

December 7, 2017 (Official)

Brand

Xiaomi

Xiaomi

Model

Redmi 5

Redmi 5A

Operating System

Android v7.1.2 (Nougat)

Android v7.1.2 (Nougat)

Custom UI

MIUI

MIUI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Micro Hybrid

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

no  No

Quick Charging

no  No

no  No

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 151.8 mm
Width: 72.8 mm
Thickness: 7.7 mm

Height: 140.4 mm
Width: 70.1 mm
Thickness: 8.3 mm

Weight

157 grams

137 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Colours

Black, Gold, Lake Blue, Rose Gold

Gold, Rose Gold, Dark Grey, Lake Blue

Display
Average
Average
Screen Size

5.7 " (14.48 cm)

5.0 " (12.7 cm)

Screen Resolution

720 x 1440 pixels

HD (720 x 1280 pixels)

Aspect Ratio

18:9

Bezel-less display

yes

Pixel Density

282 ppi

294 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

IPS LCD

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

75.87 %

69.86 %

Performance
Good
Average
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917

Processor

Octa core, 1.8 GHz, Cortex A53

Quad core, 1.4 GHz, Cortex A53

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 506

Adreno 308

RAM

2 GB

2 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

16 GB

16 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 128 GB

yes Up to 128 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Good
Good
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP Primary Camera

13 MP Primary Camera

Sensor

PureCel Sensor

PureCel Sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F2.2

F2.2

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4128 x 3096 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

5 MP Front Camera

5 MP Front Camera

Physical Aperture

F2.0

Flash

yes LED Flash

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3300 mAh

3000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

Standby time

Up to 744 Hours(2G)

Up to 192 Hours(2G)

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Micro Hybrid

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

SAR Value

Head: 0.606 W/kg, Body: 1.187 W/kg

Head: 1.072 W/kg, Body: 0.910 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v4.2

yes v4.1

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

no  No

no  No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

no  No

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Applications

Explorer, Mi cloud, Mi Remote

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  • How to cast my Xiaomi Redmi 5 screen on TV ?

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    Answered By Rishabh Patel | 10 months ago
    There are a few simple steps you can follow to cast your screen on the TV.

    1. Open the drop-down notifications menu.
    2. Select the Cast option.
    3. Make sure there is a smart device (TV) nearby.
    4. Find the Device on your mobile screen and select.
    5. Once you select a TV, your screen will be there on the TV.
    You can refer to this video for more details:



    Complete specifications could be found here: Redmi 5
  • How to set up Wifi Hotspot on Xiaomi Redmi 5 ?

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    Answered By Heera Chaudhary | 1 years ago

    Follow the steps below to use Wifi Hotspot in your phone 
    1. Go to "Setting"
    2. Tap on " More"
    3. Then click on " Thethering & Portable Hotspot"





    4. Tap on "Setup Wifi Hotspot"
    5. Enter User ID and Password"
    6. Click on "Ok"





    7. Tap on the " Portable Hospot Toggle" to turn the Hotspot on or off.


    You can check the full specs here: Redmi 5

  • How to make video calls on Xiaomi Redmi 5A ?

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    Answered By Yash Singh | 1 years ago

    From a Home screen, tap Phone (located in the lower-left). ...

    Tap the Menu icon (located in the upper-right).

    Tap Settings.

    Tap General.

    Tap the Video calling switch to turn on or off.

    If presented with a confirmation screen, tap OK.

    Alternatively, you can make video calls using WhatsApp and Skype as well.


    You can see full specs here: Redmi 5A

  • How to turn on battery saver mode on Xiaomi Redmi 5A ?

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    Answered By Yash Singh | 1 years ago

    Turn on Battery Saver on Redmi 5A
    1. Go to settings.
    2. Then tap on Battery option.
    3. Then Tap on Battery saver option
    4. Then select the percentage at which you want to trigger the battery saver in your phone and you are Done.
    You can check more details here: Redmi 5A

  • Does Xiaomi Redmi 5 support OTG?

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    Answered By Idhika Charan | 1 years ago
    Yes, Redmi 5 supports OTG. You can use pen drives with it to expand your storage capacity.
    Specs: Redmi 5
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