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Xiaomi Redmi 5
Updated On: Mar 30, 2023

Xiaomi Redmi 5

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Xiaomi Redmi 5
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Key Specifications

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 12 MP Rear Camera
  • 16 GB Storage
  • 5 MP Front Camera
  • 3300 mAh Battery
  • 5.7 inches IPS LCD Display
  • Android v7.1.2 (Nougat) OS
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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Price In India

Last known price of Xiaomi Redmi 5 was ₹7,490. The mobile will be available soon across various online stores in India.

Xiaomi Redmi 5: Pros & Cons

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Expert Score
  • Pros
  • Beautiful design and good build quality
  • Fastest performance for its price
  • MIUI has tons of features; feels refined too
  • Excellent battery backup
  • Decent cameras
  • Cons
  • Lowlight camera performance isn't satisfactory
  • Hybrid SIM card slot
  • Audio quality from headphone jack isn't good
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 faces competition from the Nokia 3, Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt, Motorola Moto E4 Plus, Infocus Vision 3, and Xiaomi's own Redmi Y1. Among all the competitors, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 has the best display, longest battery backup, and also the fastest and smoothest performance. The device lived up to the exception in every criteria except the lowlight performance from the primary camera. I think the lousy lowlight performance isn't a deal-breaker as the device has many more things to offer. For the price, I think the Redmi 5 is the best smartphone one can buy if they can get their hands on one, that is

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 Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
Internal Memory 16 GB
Screen Size 5.7 inches (14.48 cms)
Battery Capacity 3300 mAh


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
CPU Octa core, 1.8GHz, Cortex A53
Architecture 64-bit
Graphics Adreno 506


Build Metal frame Metal back panel
Height 5.98 inches (151.8 mm)
Width 2.87 inches (72.8 mm)
Thickness 0.3 inches (7.7 mm)
Weight 157 grams
Colors Black, Gold, Lake Blue, Rose Gold
Screen Unlock Fingerprint


Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels
Aspect ratio 18:9
Display Type IPS LCD, 2.5D Curved Glass
Size 5.7 inches (14.48 cms)
Pixel Density 282 pixels per inch (ppi)
TouchScreen Yes, Capacitive, Multi-touch
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Screen to body percentage 75.87 %


Rear camera setup Single
Rear camera (Primary) 12 MP resolutionf/2.2 aperture1.25µm pixel size
Front camera setup Single
Front camera (Primary) 5 MP resolution
Sensor PureCel Sensor
Flash LED Rear flashLED Front flash
Video Resolution (Rear) 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Camera Features Auto Flash Auto Focus Face detection Touch to focus
Shooting Modes Continuous Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)


Type Li-ion
Capacity 3300 mAh
Removable No
Standby Time Up to 744 Hours (2G)
Fast Charging No
Wireless Charging No


Internal Memory 16 GB
Expandable Memory Yes, microSD, Up to 128 GB (Hybrid Slot)


Operating System Android v7.1.2 (Nougat)
Custom UI MIUI


SIM Configuration Dual SIM SIM1: Nano SIM2: Micro Hybrid
Network SIM1: 4GSIM2: 4G
SIM1 Bands
4G:TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) ; FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 850(band 5)
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SIM2 Bands
4G:TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) ; FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 850(band 5)
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Voice over LTE(VoLTE) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes, with b/g/n
Wi-fi features Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.2
USB microUSB 2.0, Mass storage device, USB charging, USB On-The-Go
USB OTG Support Yes
GPS Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC Chipset No
Infrared Yes


Speaker Yes
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm
Video Player Yes, Video Formats: H.264, H.265, M4V, MKV, MP4, Xvid


Fingerprint sensor Yes, Rear
Other Sensor Light sensorProximity sensorAccelerometerGyroscope
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User Reviews of Xiaomi Redmi 5
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Decent phone.
By faizansultanalizaveri, 52 months ago
It is a decent phone for its price with an amazing battery backup and a decent processor. Overall, it has the good build quality and performs well.
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By KRISHAN KUMAR, 58 months ago
The best smartphone.
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By Ganesh Prabu, 60 months ago
Good mobile, but needs to include the waterproof feature.
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By Mohamed Santhu, 60 months ago
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Quality is not good.
By prakash103099, 60 months ago
The quality of this phone is not good. It's an awful phone in this price range, and its camera and display are also very bad.
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