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About Xiaomi

1. Trusted Brand

2. Popularly known as the "Apple of China" for both its insipration and innovation. Xiaomi enjoys a massive following around the globe. Making its appearence in India in 2014, it soon topped the popularity charts by offering high-end specs at low price tags.

3. Xiaomi has service centers in most major cities in the country

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 details

Buy For
  • Good configuration
  • Selfie flash
  • Huge storage
  • Decent battery backup
Beware of
  • Non-removable battery
Verdict

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 is one of the many smartphones from the Chinese device maker that is set to amuse everyone for its inexpensive offering along with the goodies list. It is a good performer and is efficiently backed by a decent battery. The storage of the device is something which will encourage you to buy the device. Moreover, the presence of selfie flash makes it a great option for the selfie lovers.

A worthy deal
Display and Configuration

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 comes with a 5.7-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720 x 1,440 pixels that results from a pixel density of 282 pixels per inch. The capacitive touch-screen responds well to multi-touch gestures as well. At the heart, the smartphone bears an octa-core processor that clocks a speed of 1.8 GHz. This processor is laid on a chipset of Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 built on the 64-bit architecture and is firmly assisted by a 2GB RAM to power through most of the multi-tasking and high-end gaming. Furthermore, the presence of an Adreno 506 GPU takes care of the graphical requirements with ease.

Camera and Storage

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 is equipped with a 12MP primary camera, accompanied by a f/2.2 aperture that can click sharp quality images and also records Full-HD videos at 30 frames per second. The 5MP front camera gets a selfie LED flash, which makes it very much capable of clicking good quality selfies and also aids decent quality video calling. The smartphone houses huge internal storage space of 64GB which can alone take care of your immense storage needs. However, you get the chance of expanding the storage externally by using a microSD card to a maximum capacity of 128GB.

Battery and Connectivity

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 is fitted with a 3,300mAh Li-ion battery which promises to deliver a good backup to the device for hours. In the connectivity department, the smartphone offers dual SIM slots, 4G, voice over LTE, Wi-Fi, v4.2 Bluetooth, A-GPS, Glonass, mobile hotspot and a microUSB 2.0 slot. It also bears a fingerprint scanner at the rear panel.
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Xiaomi Redmi 5 price in india
Xiaomi Redmi 5 price in India is expected to be Rs. 7,990. Xiaomi Redmi 5 Expected to be launched on Mar 07, 2018.
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Key Specs See Full Specs
Android v7.1.2 (Nougat)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Supports Indian bands
  • 16 GB + 128 GB Expandable
  • Dual SIM: Nano + Nano
  • Fingerprint sensor
What makes Xiaomi Redmi 5 unique?  
  • The most popular1 phone with 16 GB memory
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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Specifications

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General
Launch Date March 7, 2018 (Expected)
Brand Xiaomi
Model Redmi 5
Operating System Android v7.1.2 (Nougat)
Custom UI
MIUI 9
SIM Slot(s)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Design
Height 151.8 mm Compare Size
Width 72.8 mm
Thickness 7.7 mm
Very Good
Thickness compared to
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7.7 mm
Average in group
8.8 mm
Best in this group
5.5 mm
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Weight 157 grams
Average
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157 grams
Average in group
148 grams
Best in this group
84 grams
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Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Build Material Case: Metal
Back: Metal
Colours Black, Gold, Light Blue, Rose Gold
Display
Average
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54%
Average in group
55%
Best in this group
76%
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Screen Size
5.7 inches (14.48 cm)
Screen Resolution
720 x 1440 pixels
Pixel Density
282 ppi
Good
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282 ppi
Average in group
294 ppi
Best in this group
441 ppi
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Display Type
IPS LCD
Touch Screen yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio
75.87 %
Performance
Very Good
Performance compared to
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75%
Average in group
52%
Best in this group
78%
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Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
Processor
Octa core, 1.8 GHz, Cortex A53
Good
Processor compared to
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Octa core, 1.8 GHz, Cortex A53, Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon
Average in group
Quad core, 1.3 GHz, Cortex A7, Chipset: Spreadtrum SC9832A
Best in this group
Quad core, 2.6 GHz, Cortex A53 + Quad core, 1.6 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: MediaTek MT6757CD
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Architecture
64 bit
Graphics
Adreno 506
RAM
2 GB
Very Good
RAM compared to
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2 GB
Average in group
2 GB
Best in this group
4 GB
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Storage
Best in Class
Storage compared to
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96%
Average in group
95%
Best in this group
99%
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Internal Memory
16 GB
Very Good
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16 GB
Average in group
16 GB
Best in this group
64 GB
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Expandable Memory
yes Up to 128 GB
Camera
Good
Rear Camera compared to
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60%
Average in group
56%
Best in this group
85%
Group: 6 - 10 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Main Camera
Resolution 12 MP Primary Camera
Very Good
Main Camera compared to
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12 MP
Average in group
8 MP
Best in this group
16.00 MP
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Autofocus yes
Aperture F2.2
Optical Image Stabilisation no  No
Flash yes LED Flash
Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution 5 MP Front Camera
Good
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5 MP
Average in group
5 MP
Best in this group
16 MP
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Flash yes LED Flash
Battery
Very Good
Battery compared to
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86%
Average in group
75%
Best in this group
95%
Group: 6 - 10 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Capacity
3300 mAh
Type Li-ion
User Replaceable
no  No
Network & Connectivity
SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Network Support
4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
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
SIM 2
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
Wi-Fi yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wi-Fi Features
Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
yes v4.2
GPS
yes with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC
no  No
USB Connectivity
microUSB 2.0
Multimedia
Loudspeaker yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Fingerprint Sensor Position Rear
Other Sensors
Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope
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    Answered by Aaditya Rangarajan | 18 days ago
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    Aaditya Rangarajan

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    Redmi Note 5 vs Redmi 5

    Both the phones have their pros and cons, I think you should go for Redmi 5. Redmi 5 has the following advantages over Redmi Note 5 -

    1. Redmi 5 has Quad+Quad Core Processor while Redmi Note 5 has Quad Core Processor.
    2. The Main Camera of Redmi 5 is 16MP while Redmi Note 5 has 12MP Camera.

    It is not like that it is a one-sided game, Redmi Note 5 has the following advantages -

    1. The Display Size of Redmi Note 5 is 5.99" while Redmi 5 has 5.0" Display Size.

    Verdict - In my opinion, Redmi 5 is a better phone in overall performance but if you need a phone with good Display Size, you can go for Redmi Note 5.

    You can also compare these devices on 91mobiles. Link - Redmi Note 5 vs Redmi 5
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    Answered by Nisha Bhatnagar | 10 days ago
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    Nisha Bhatnagar

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    Redmi Note 4 vs Redmi 5

    Though both are good devices but Redmi note 4 should be better as it has the following advantages:
    • It has around 33% more RAM than Xiaomi Redmi 5. More RAM means more applications can run at the same time, which makes the device faster
    • It has around 100% more pixels than Xiaomi Redmi 5. More resolution means sharper and crisper screen.
    • It has around 100% more inbuilt memory than Xiaomi Redmi 5. More memory allows you to store more songs, videos, photos and install more applications
    • It has around 24% more Battery Capacity than Xiaomi Redmi 5. With more battery size, device's battery can generally last more time, though it depends on various other factors too.
    Redmi 5 has the following advantages:
    • It has around 24% more Battery Capacity than Xiaomi Redmi 5. With more battery size, device's battery can generally last more time, though it depends on various other factors too.
    Verdict: Hence Redmi Note 4 should be as it has better RAM, better memory and better battery.
    You can also compare your devices on 91mobiles link xiaomi redmi Note4 vs Redmi 5



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    Answered by Jay Nair | 9 days ago
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    Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus vs Xiaomi Redmi 5

    Clearly, Redmi 5 Plus is the one which wins the race but is costly as well. Let us see why Redmi 5 is better:

    RAM: 4GB RAM as compared to the 3GB RAM of the Redmi 5.
    Screen Resolution: More number of pixels means that you have better display on your screen and your viewing experience enhances.
    Storage: Redmi 5 has a 32GB whereas Redmi 5 Plus has a massive 64GB storage.
    Battery: Redmi 5 Plus offers you an extra 700mAh.

    Verdict: Redmi5 Plus is far better.

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  • Answered by Mohammed Raza | 10 days ago
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    Mohammed Raza

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    Xiaomi Redmi 5 is much better than the note 5 not only in terms of specification aspects but also in the handy use. and the price of Redmi 5 is also affordable.
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    Answered by aryan.verma9695 | 11 days ago
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    Obviously, the redmi note 5 will be the successor to the note 4, so there will be more improvements, so note 5 will be a better choice
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