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Xiaomi Redmi 6 vs Xiaomi Redmi 5A

Summary
72%
64%
Display

5.45" (13.84 cm)

720x1440 px, 295 PPI

5.0" (12.7 cm)

HD, 294 PPI

Performance

Octa Core

2 GHz, 3 GB RAM

Quad Core

1.4 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Storage

32 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

16 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

13 MP (Primary)

5 MP(Front)

Battery

3000 mAh

3000 mAh

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User Rating

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General
Launch Date

September 10, 2018 (Official)

December 7, 2017 (Official)

Brand

Xiaomi

Xiaomi

Model

Redmi 6

Redmi 5A

Operating System

Android v8.1 (Oreo)

Android v7.1.2 (Nougat)

Custom UI

MIUI

MIUI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

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

yes

no  No

Quick Charging

no  No

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

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

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

Weight

146 grams

137 grams

Colours

Black, Blue, Gold, Rose Gold

Gold, Rose Gold, Dark Grey, Lake Blue

Display
Average
Average
Screen Size

5.45 " (13.84 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

295 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)

72.68 %

69.86 %

Performance
Very Good
Average
Chipset

MediaTek Helio P22

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917

Processor

Octa core, 2 GHz, Cortex A53

Quad core, 1.4 GHz, Cortex A53

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

PowerVR GE8320

Adreno 308

RAM

3 GB

2 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

32 GB

16 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 256 GB

yes Up to 128 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 23.9 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Good
Good
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP + 5 MP Dual Primary Cameras

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)

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, 1280x720 @ 30 fps, 640x480 @ 120 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

5 MP Front Camera

5 MP Front Camera

Physical Aperture

F2.2

F2.0

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3000 mAh

3000 mAh

Type

Li-Polymer

Li-ion

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 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: 0.793 W/kg, Body: 0.707 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

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, Compass

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Applications

Explorer, Mi cloud, Mi Remote

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  • How to cast my Xiaomi Redmi 6 screen on TV ?

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    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 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

  • How to enable VOLTE on Xiaomi Redmi 6 ?

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    Answered By Lavanya Dasgupta | 12 months ago
    Check the steps below:-
    1.Tap Phone > Keypad tab.
    2.Tap More options > Settings.
    3.Tap Call > Voice over LTE settings.
    4.Tap Use VoLTE when available or Do not use VoLTE.
  • How to make video calls on Xiaomi Redmi 6 ?

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    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

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