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Summary
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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 4,341 ratings

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3.6/5 based on 201,895 ratings

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General
Launch Date

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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Related Questions

  • Which Phone is better between Xiaomi Redmi 5A and Xiaomi Redmi 5?

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    Answered By Varsha Sen | 11 months ago

    Xiaomi Redmi 5A vs Xiaomi Redmi 5

    Both the phones have their pros and cons, lets analyze both:-

    Advantages of Xiaomi Redmi 5:-

    1.Faster CPU:-Faster CPU means more smooth experience.

    2.Better RAM:-More RAM means more applications can run at the same time.

    3.Bigger Screen:- Reading, browsing internet and watching movies is more pleasing experience on a bigger screen.

    4.Better Screen Resolution:-More resolution means sharper and crisper screen.

    5.Slimmer:-Slimmer devices are easier to carry.

    6.More Storage Capacity:-More memory allows you to store more songs, videos, photos and install more applications.

    7.Bigger Battery:-It  can generally last more time.

    8.Has Fingerprint Sensor:-Fingerprint sensor gives more security to the handset

    Advantages of Xiaomi Redmi 5A:-

    1.Light Weight:-Light weight devices are easier to hold.


    Verdict - In my opinion,Xiaomi Redmi 5 is better overall  ,if you need  light weight handset you can go for Xiaomi Redmi 5A.

    You can also compare these devices on 91mobiles

    Xiaomi Redmi 5A vs Xiaomi Redmi 5


  • Whether Redmi 5A is a good phone to buy?

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    Answered By Krithika Sen | 8 months ago
     It has decent performance and a great storage capacity make it the best bet if you are planning to buy a smartphone in this range.Xiaomi Redmi 5A
  • Which Phone is better between Xiaomi Redmi 5A and Xiaomi Redmi 4A and Xiaomi Redmi 5?

    Answered By raja durai | 11 months ago
    5A is best. Price and configuration wise.
  • Which is a better phone between Redmi 5 and Redmi 4?

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    Answered By Ulagappan Khan | 10 months ago
    Xiaomi Redmi 5 is a much better choice in terms overall specs and performance as it offers a better CPU, RAM, Screen size and resolution, and a better storage capacity in comparison to Xiaomi Redmi 4.
    For further details, you can check the following link Xiaomi Redmi 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi 4.
  • Which is a better phone among Asus Zenfone Max, Xiaomi Redmi 5A, and 10.or G?

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    Answered By Vinay Neela | 4 months ago

    I will recommend you Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1. It features a 6-inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1,080 x 2,160 pixels. The performance of the smartphone is driven by a 1.8-GHz, octa-core, Kryo 260 processor which is seated on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset. 

    It comes with a powerful 5,000mAh Li-ion battery. This phone is a good option to opt.

    You can also check the complete comparison here: Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 vs Xiaomi Redmi 5A vs 10.or G 64GB

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