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Summary
69%
76%
Display

5.7" (14.48 cm)

720x1440 px, 282 PPI

5.99" (15.21 cm)

720x1440 px, 269 PPI

Performance

Octa Core

1.8 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Octa Core

2 GHz, 3 GB RAM

Storage

16 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

32 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

12 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

16 MP(Front)

Battery

3300 mAh

3080 mAh

Expert Rating

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User Rating

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4.2/5 based on 21,025 ratings

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4.4/5 based on 133,044 ratings

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General
Launch Date

March 20, 2018 (Official)

June 12, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Xiaomi

Xiaomi

Model

Redmi 5

Redmi S2

Operating System

Android v7.1.2 (Nougat)

Android v8.1 (Oreo)

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

yes

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: 160.7 mm
Width: 77.2 mm
Thickness: 8.1 mm

Weight

157 grams

170 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Colours

Black, Gold, Lake Blue, Rose Gold

Black, Blue, Elegant Gold, Rose Gold, Dark Grey

Display
Average
Average
Screen Size

5.7 " (14.48 cm)

5.99 " (15.21 cm)

Screen Resolution

720 x 1440 pixels

720 x 1440 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18:9

18:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes

Pixel Density

282 ppi

269 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 %

74.64 %

Performance
Good
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953

Processor

Octa core, 1.8 GHz, Cortex A53

Octa core, 2 GHz, Cortex A53

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 506

Adreno 506

RAM

2 GB

3 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

16 GB

32 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 128 GB

yes Up to 256 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Good
Good
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP Primary Camera

12 MP + 5 MP Dual Primary Cameras

Sensor

PureCel Sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F2.2

F2.2

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes Dual-color LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4000 x 3000 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)

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, 1280x720 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

5 MP Front Camera

16 MP Front Camera

Physical Aperture

F2.0

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3300 mAh

3080 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-Polymer

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

Standby time

Up to 744 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 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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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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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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SAR Value

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

Head: 1.115 W/kg, Body: 1.238 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 v4.2

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
Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

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Related Questions

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

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    Answered By Rishabh Patel | 1 years 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

  • 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
  • How to insert sim card in Xiaomi Redmi 5 ?

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    Answered By Ikshu Mukopadhyay | 1 years ago

    1. : Locate the Sim card try (little hole on either sides) 

    2. : Find the sim card removal tool within the box of your Phone. Or you can use something like a paperclip or an earring wire. 

    3. : Insert the removal tool into the hole, press hard and tray should pop out. 

    4. : Remove or put in the Sim card into the tray carefully, flat and flush. 

    5. : Insert the tray back into the phone and press to close the tray.


      Specs:  Redmi 5


  • Does Xiaomi Redmi S2 support miracast?

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    Answered By Gayatri Shah | 11 months ago
    Yes, Redmi S2 does support screen mirroring. 

    Watch the video to know how to use wireless display:

    You can see full specs here: Redmi S2
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