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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi 5A

Summary
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Display

5.99" (15.21 cm)

1080x2160, Very Sharp

5.0" (12.7 cm)

HD, Avg sharpness

Performance

Octa core

2 GHz, 3 GB RAM

Quad core

1.4 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Storage

32 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

16 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP (Primary)

5 MP (Front)

13 MP (Primary)

5 MP (Front)

Battery

4000 mAh

3000 mAh

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General
Launch Date

February 22, 2018 (Official)

December 7, 2017 (Official)

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: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Yes (supports Indian bands)
3G: Yes, 2G: Yes

4G: Yes (supports Indian bands)
3G: Yes, 2G: Yes

Fingerprint Sensor

No

Quick Charging

No

No

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 158.5 mm
Width: 75.4 mm
Thickness: 8 mm

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

Weight

180 grams

137 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Colours

Black, Gold, Rose Gold, Lake Blue

Gold, Rose Gold, Dark Grey, Lake Blue

Display
Good
Average
Screen Size

5.99 inches (15.21 cm)

5.0 inches (12.7 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2160 pixels

HD (720 x 1280 pixels)

Pixel Density

403 ppi

294 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

IPS LCD

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass

Touch Screen

Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio

77.48 %

69.86 %

Performance
Very Good
Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917

Processor

Octa core, 2 GHz, Cortex A53

Quad core, 1.4 GHz, Cortex A53

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 506

Adreno 308

RAM

3 GB

2 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

32 GB

16 GB

Expandable Memory

Up to 128 GB

Up to 128 GB

USB OTG Support

Camera
Good
Good
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP Primary Camera

13 MP Primary Camera

Sensor

PureCel Sensor

Autofocus

Phase Detection autofocus

Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

2.2 F

2.2 F

Optical Image Stabilisation

No

No

Flash

Dual-color LED Flash

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

2.0 F

2.0 F

Flash

LED Flash

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

4000 mAh

3000 mAh

Type

Li-Polymer

Li-ion

User Replaceable

No

No

Standby Time

Up to 408 Hours(2G)

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

VoLTE

SIM 1

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

SIM 2

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

2G

SAR Value

Head: 0.751 W/kg, Body: 0.545 W/kg

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

Bluetooth

v4.2

v4.1

GPS

with A-GPS, Glonass

with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

No

No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Multimedia
FM Radio

Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

No

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

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    Software Upgrade: MIUI9 on Android 7.1(Nougat) as opposed to MIUI8 on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow). A lot of extra features like Split Screen Mode, Smart Assistant, Smart App Launcher, SystemOptimization e.t.c.
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