Xiaomi Redmi 5

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat-based MIUI. It comes with a 5.7-inch HD+ TFT display The device is powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core Snapdragon 450 processor paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage It flaunts a 12MP rear camera with an LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera  Connectivity options include 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and a microUSB 2.0 port The Redmi 5 is backed by a Li-Po 3,300mAh battery The other popular mobile you may look for is Redmi Note 5 Pro The next variant of this mobile is Redmi 6 The latest variant of this phone is Redmi 7

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Processor : Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
Storage : 16GB
Battery : 3300 mAh battery
Camera : 12MP
Display : 5.7 inches
SIM : Dual, Nano-SIM (Hybrid Slot)
Operating System : Android v7.1.2 (Nougat)

Xiaomi Redmi 5: Pros & Cons

out of 10
  • Good Stuff
  • Beautiful design and good build quality
  • Fastest performance for its price
  • MIUI has tons of features; feels refined too
  • Excellent battery backup
  • Decent cameras
  • Bad Stuff
  • Lowlight camera performance isn't satisfactory
  • Hybrid SIM card slot
  • Audio quality from headphone jack isn't good
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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Details

Introduction and Design
The Redmi 5 is the bigger brother of the Redmi 5A. The device, which succeeds the Redmi 4A, ships with more or less identical specifications at an affordable price. Regarding design, the handset sports a metal unibody design with a rear-mounted fingerprint reader.
Display and Camera
The Redmi 5 flaunts a 5.7-inch HD+ display offering decent viewing angles and good legibility even when placed under bright sunlight. For imaging, the smartphone has a 5-megapixel front-facing shooter that you can use for video calling and selfies. There is a 12-megapixel rear camera, which is equipped with an LED flash for capturing images and videos in low-light conditions. 
Performance and Battery
To keep things running, the Redmi 5 is equipped with a Li-Po 3,300mAh battery that can easily keep the device functioning for 24 hours. Under the hood, the device is powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core Snapdragon 450 chipset coupled with 2GB of RAM to make sure that users experience a smooth and lag-free smartphone experience. 
Storage and Connectivity
Connectivity options on the Redmi 5 include 4G, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, and a microUSB 2.0 port. For storing media files and other data, the handset ships with an internal storage space of 16GB which can be further expanded using a microSD card. 

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Specifications


Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
Display 5.7 inches
Storage 16GB
Rear Camera 12MP
Battery 3300 mAh


Resolution 720x1440 pixels
Aspect ratio 18:9
Display Type IPS LCD
Screen Size 5.7 inches
Pixel Density 282 pixels per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Screen to body percentage 75.9 %


Internal 16GB
Expandable microSD, Upto 128GB (Hybrid Slot)


Launch Date 20 March 2018
Dimensions 5.9 x 2.8 x 0.3 inches (151.8 x 72.8 x 7.7 mm)
Water Resistant No
Weight 157 grams (5.54 oz)
Colors Black, Gold, Light Blue, Rose Gold


Operating System Android v7.1.2 (Nougat)


Selfie 5MP
Rear 12MP
Rear Camera Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Selfie Camera Features LED Selfie-light
Physical Aperture Rear (f/2.2)
Video 1080p@30fps


Type Li-Po
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Capacity 3300 mAh
Fast Charging No


Wi-Fi Yes with Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2 with A2DP, LE
Network 4G VoLTE, 4G
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM Configuration Dual, Nano-SIM (Hybrid Slot)
NFC Chipset No
Infrared Yes


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
CPU 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics Adreno 506
Architecture 64 bit
No of Cores 8 (Octa Core)


Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope No
Fingerprint sensor Yes, Rear- mounted
Other Sensors Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor


Speaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm
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