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Summary
66%
72%
Display

5.0" (12.7 cm)

HD, 294 PPI

5.45" (13.84 cm)

720x1440 px, 295 PPI

Performance

Quad Core

1.4 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Octa Core

2 GHz, 3 GB RAM

Storage

16 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

32 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

13 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

12 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

Battery

3000 mAh

3000 mAh

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General
Launch Date

December 7, 2017 (Official)

September 10, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Xiaomi

Xiaomi

Model

Redmi 5A

Redmi 6

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, Dual VoLTE

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

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

no  No

yes

Quick Charging

no  No

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

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

Height: 147.5 mm
Width: 71.5 mm
Thickness: 8.3 mm

Weight

137 grams

146 grams

Colours

Gold, Rose Gold, Dark Grey, Lake Blue

Black, Blue, Gold, Rose Gold

Display
Average
Average
Screen Size

5.0 " (12.7 cm)

5.45 " (13.84 cm)

Screen Resolution

HD (720 x 1280 pixels)

720 x 1440 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18:9

Bezel-less display

yes

Pixel Density

294 ppi

295 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

IPS LCD

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

69.86 %

72.68 %

Performance
Average
Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917

MediaTek Helio P22

Processor

Quad core, 1.4 GHz, Cortex A53

Octa core, 2 GHz, Cortex A53

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 308

PowerVR GE8320

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

User Available Storage

Up to 23.9 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Good
Good
Main Camera
Resolution

13 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

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4128 x 3096 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, 640x480 @ 120 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

5 MP Front Camera

5 MP Front Camera

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F2.2

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3000 mAh

3000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-Polymer

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

Standby time

Up to 192 Hours(2G)

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

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 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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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

2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

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

Head: 0.793 W/kg, Body: 0.707 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 v4.1

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

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

no  No

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

Applications

Explorer, Mi cloud, Mi Remote

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Related Questions

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  • 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 cast my Xiaomi Redmi 6 screen on TV ?

    S

    Answered By Surotama Nirmal | 1 years ago

    To cast your phone screen on your TV you need to have Chromecast. Follow the steps to successfully cast your screen-

    Before you begin casting

    1. Connect your phone to a Wi-Fi network.

    2. The mobile device, tablet or computer you are using to cast must be on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast.

    3. You must be running the latest version of the Chromecast-enabled app. You can always double check that you are on the latest version by visiting the Google Play Store.



    Cast from Chromecast-enabled apps to your TV

    1. Make sure that the phone  you are using to cast is on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast or TV with Chromecast built-in. 

    Open a Chromecast-enabled app.

    2. Tap the Cast button Inactive cast extension. Note: The Cast button isn't located in the same place on all Chromecast-enabled apps.

    3. Tap the device you'd like to cast to.




    4. When you're connected, the Cast button will turn color, letting    you know you're connected. 

    5. Select the app like Youtube, Broswer,Google Music etc and look for the Cast icon as shown in the image below.




    You can now cast videos, movies and TV shows directly to your TV.

    To stop casting, tap the Cast button and then Disconnect.

    You can also watch this step-by -step guide to do the same



    You can check the complete specs of this phone: Redmi 6




  • How to make video calls on Xiaomi Redmi 6 ?

    S

    Answered By Sunny Patil | 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 6

  • How to increase the speed of Xiaomi Redmi 5A ?

    Y

    Answered By Yash Mistry | 1 years ago

    To Increase the speed of your slow Xiaomi Redmi 5A here is the guide:

    1. Clean all the app cache

    1.Settings

    2.App Manager

    3.Launcher

    4.Clear Data, Clear Cache

    2. Disable the Animations

    1.Go to "Settings"

    2. Then Go to "About phone"

    3.Tap on " Build Number" 7 times.

    4.  Then Go back to settings and Tap on " Developer Option"

    5. Scroll Down to "Windows Animation Scale". as shown in the Image below

    6. Tap on "Animation Off".

    3. Close all your unused apps.

    Closing all the apps which you are not using saves a lot of memory usages which can be utilized by other apps to make it run faster. 

    You can see full specs here: Redmi 5A

  • Does Redmi 4A and Redmi 5A have screen mirroring option in it?

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    Answered By Sunny Patil | 1 years ago

    Yes, Xiaomi Redmi 4A does provide a Screen mirroring option which is available in the settings option. Though Xiaomi Redmi 5A does not comes with the same screen mirroring option.
    You can check all the details on the link Xiaomi Redmi 4A Screen mirroring

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