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Xiaomi Redmi 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi Y1

Summary
73%
76%
Display

5.7" (14.48 cm)

720x1440 px, 282 PPI

5.5" (13.97 cm)

HD, 267 PPI

Performance

Octa Core

1.8 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Octa Core

1.4 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

16 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

13 MP (Primary)

16 MP(Front)

Battery

3300 mAh

3080 mAh

32 h talktime (3G)

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User Rating

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General
Launch Date

March 20, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Xiaomi

Xiaomi

Model

Redmi 5

Redmi Y1

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

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: 153 mm
Width: 76.2 mm
Thickness: 7.7 mm

Weight

157 grams

153 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Colours

Black, Gold, Lake Blue, Rose Gold

Gold, Dark Grey

Display
Average
Average
Screen Size

5.7 " (14.48 cm)

5.5 " (13.97 cm)

Screen Resolution

720 x 1440 pixels

HD (720 x 1280 pixels)

Aspect Ratio

18:9

Bezel-less display

yes

Pixel Density

282 ppi

267 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

IPS LCD

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

75.87 %

71.36 %

Performance
Good
Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450

Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940

Processor

Octa core, 1.8 GHz, Cortex A53

Octa core, 1.4 GHz, Cortex A53

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 506

Adreno 505

RAM

2 GB

4 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

16 GB

64 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

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

16 MP Front Camera

Physical Aperture

F2.0

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

TalkTime

Up to 32 Hours(3G)

Standby time

Up to 744 Hours(2G)

Up to 240 Hours(3G)

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: 1.092 W/kg, Body: 1.440 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
FM Radio

yes

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

  • Does Xiaomi Redmi Y1 support OTG?

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    Answered By Ankur Kadam | 1 years ago
    Yes, Redmi Y1 supports OTG and I always use it to watch movies and videos on it.
    you can watch this video for complete process on how to use this feature

    You can also check the specs here:Redmi Y1 specs
  • Which is a better phone to buy between Redmi Y1 and Redmi Note 4?

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    Answered By Velan Subramanium | 1 years ago

    Xiaomi Redmi Y1 vs Xiaomi Redmi 4 16GB

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

    Advantages of Xiaomi Redmi Y1:-

    1.More RAM:-More RAM means more applications can run at the same time, which makes the device faster.

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

    3.Slimmer:-Slimmer devices are easier to carry 

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

    Advantages of Xiaomi Redmi 4:-

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


    Verdict - In my opinion,Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is better overall performance and price ,if you need  Bigger battery you can go for Xiaomi Redmi 4.

    You can also compare these devices on 91mobiles

    Xiaomi Redmi Y1 vs Xiaomi Redmi 4 16GB


  • which us best phone under 11000?

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    Answered By Anoop singh | 10 months ago
    Samsung Galaxy on Nxt is priced around 10999 Rs. It comes with 3GB RAM, 13MP camera, 3300mAh battery, 5.5 inch display and Exynos 7870 octacore processor. Check mobiles below Rs 11000 here
  • Which is a better phone between Redmi Y1 and Lenovo K8 Note?

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    Answered By Sachita Arun | 9 months ago
    Lenovo K8 Note is better phone any day as it has a much better processor, much heavier battery and better ppi for colorful images.

  • Which is a better phone between Redmi Y1 and Vivo V5s?

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    Answered By Tanvi Kadam | 1 years ago
     I will recommend you to go with the Vivo V5s as it offers the best specification and overall performance 
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