Xiaomi Redmi 5 Price, Specifications & Features

Xiaomi Redmi 5

HIGHLIGHTS – 

  • The Redmi 5 offers a powerful processor and 18:9 screen at a low cost
  • The three variants have different amounts of RAM and storage
  • Battery life is great, but the cameras are a bit disappointing

Xiaomi Redmi 5

Redmi 5 smartphone was launched in December 2017. The phone comes with a 5.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1440 pixels at a PPI of 282 pixels per inch. Redmi 5 price in India starts from Rs. 7,999.

The Redmi 5 is powered by 1.8GHz octa-core processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Redmi 5 packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Redmi 5 is powered by a 3300mAh non removable battery. It measures 151.80 x 72.80 x 7.70 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 157.00 grams.

The Redmi 5 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

Redmi 5 Full Specifications

GENERAL

Release dateDecember 2017
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)151.80 x 72.80 x 7.70
Weight (g)157.00
Battery capacity (mAh)3300
Removable batteryNo
ColoursBlack, Gold, Rose Gold, Lake Blue

DISPLAY

Screen size (inches)5.70
TouchscreenYes
Resolution720×1440 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI)282

HARDWARE

Processor1.8GHz octa-core
Processor makeQualcomm Snapdragon 450
RAM3GB
Internal storage32GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD

CAMERA

Rear camera12-megapixel
Rear flashLED
Front camera5-megapixel
Front flashLED

SOFTWARE

Operating systemAndroid 7.1.2
SkinMIUI 9.2.7

CONNECTIVITY

Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 b/g/n
GPSYes
BluetoothYes, v 4.20
NFCNo
InfraredNo
USB OTGYes
Headphones3.5mm
FMYes
Number of SIMs2
SIM 1
SIM TypeNano-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)No
SIM 2
SIM TypeNano-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)No

SENSORS

Compass/ MagnetometerNo
Proximity sensorYes
AccelerometerYes
Ambient light sensorYes
GyroscopeYes
BarometerNo
Temperature sensorNo

Redmi 5 Review

7,999
8

Design

8.0/10

Software

8.0/10

Performance

8.0/10

Battery Life

8.0/10

Pros

  • Excellent value for money
  • Relatively powerful processor
  • Good construction quality
  • Great battery life

Cons

  • Mediocre cameras
  • Outdated version of Android

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