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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Updated On: Nov 30, 2022

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

8.5 MSP Score 4.4 350714 Ratings Official Website
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
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₹9,899
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Key Specifications

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 Processor
  • 3 GB RAM
  • 12 MP Rear Camera
  • 32 GB Storage
  • 5 MP Front Camera
  • 4000 mAh Battery
  • 5.99 inches IPS LCD Display
  • Android v7.1.2 (Nougat) OS
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Price In India

Last known price of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 was ₹9,899. The mobile will be available soon across various online stores in India.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32 GB): Pros & Cons

8.5
out of 10
MSP Score
Pros
Compared to its predecessor, the Redmi Note 5 comes with a bigger screen with minimal bezels. We now get on-screen navigation buttons on a mid-range Xiaomi phone (finally!). The rear-facing camera is commendable. Selfies are also good thanks to the front-facing LED flash. The fingerprint reader is also surprisingly fast. Furthermore, the included IR emitter and Mi Remote come in handy for operating electronic appliances.
Cons
It is surprising that Xiaomi did not offer Android 8.0 on a 2018 phone by default. Furthermore, the UI stutters here and there. The rear camera is incapable of 1080p 60fps video recording. The phone also misses out on a dedicated microSD card slot.
Verdict
The Redmi note 5 in a much-needed upgrade over the Redmi Note 4. The large display with minimal bezels certainly helps with the viewing experience. While there were a few UI hiccups, the overall performance was still decent. The phone is indeed well worth its price. However, a few thousand Rupees more will get you the Redmi Note 5 Pro which offers a much better deal.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Details

Introduction
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is the successor to one of the most popular smartphone in India, the Redmi Note 4. The Redmi Note series from Xiaomi had achieved a great success due to its solid build quality, great battery life, and ample processing power. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 carries forward the same design from its predecessor that includes metal unibody with a symmetrical design. Redmi Note 5 price in india starts from Rs. 13,999.
Display & Camera
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is equipped with a 5.9-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display, but this time around, the display brightness and overall performance have been improved. The screen on the Redmi Note 5 is covered with Gorilla Glass 4 to protect it from accidental drops and scratches. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 sports a 12-megapixel primary camera with phase detection autofocus and dual-tone dual-LED flash. The front-facing camera remains the same as 5-megapixels. The increase in camera resolution results in a better image quality. The videos are now recorded at 4K resolution.
Hardware & Software
To attract the ‘core-crazy’ Indian crowd, Xiaomi has used Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor for the Redmi Note 5. The new processor has two more cores than the processor in the Redmi Note 4, but it is still behind in terms of performance and power efficiency. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 comes standard with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage. Xiaomi is also offering variants with higher storage options. The Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS comes pre-installed on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 with company’s MIUI 9. The device has high chances to receive Android O operating system too.
Battery & Connectivity
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 packs a 4,000 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery. The battery is a tad smaller than the one found on its predecessor, but it won’t make much of a difference as the battery consumption is taken care by Android Nougat’s battery optimisation. This time around, Xiaomi has equipped the device with Quick Charge 3.0 for faster, cooler, and efficient charging. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is connected via dual-SIM dual-standby 4G LTE along with VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth v4.2, and USB 2.0 port.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specifications

Summary

Processor Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
RAM 3 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB
Screen Size 5.99 inches (15.21 cms)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh

Performance

Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
CPU Octa core, 2GHz, Cortex A53
Architecture 64-bit
Fabrication 14 nm
RAM 3 GB
RAM Type LPDDR3
Graphics Adreno 506

Design

Build Metal frame Metal back panel
Height 6.24 inches (158.5 mm)
Width 2.97 inches (75.4 mm)
Thickness 0.31 inches (8 mm)
Weight 180 grams
Colors Black, Gold, Rose Gold, Lake Blue
Screen Unlock Fingerprint

Display

Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Aspect ratio 18:9
Display Type IPS LCD, 2.5D Curved Glass
Size 5.99 inches (15.21 cms)
Pixel Density 403 pixels per inch (ppi)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
TouchScreen Yes, Capacitive, Multi-touch
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Screen to body percentage 77.48 %

Camera

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 resolutionf/2.0 aperture
Sensor CMOS image sensor
Flash Dual-color LED Rear flashLED Front flash
Video Resolution (Rear) 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Video Resolution (Front) 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Camera Features Auto Flash Auto Focus Face detection Touch to focus
Shooting Modes Continuous Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Battery

Type Li-Polymer
Capacity 4000 mAh
Removable No
Standby Time Up to 408 Hours (2G)
Fast Charging No
Wireless Charging No

Storage

Internal Memory 32 GB
Memory type eMMC 5.1
Expandable Memory Yes, microSD, Up to 128 GB (Hybrid Slot)

Software

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

Connectivity

SIM Configuration Dual SIM SIM1: Nano SIM2: Hybrid
Network SIM1: 4G, 3G, 2GSIM2: 4G, 3G, 2G
Voice over LTE(VoLTE) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes, with a/b/g/n/n 5GHz
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

Sound

Speaker Yes
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm
Video Player Yes, Video Formats: Flash Video, H.264, H.265, MKV, MP4, MPEG4

Sensors

Fingerprint sensor Yes, Rear
Other Sensor Light sensorProximity sensorAccelerometerCompassGyroscope
Disclaimer: Specifications shown may be different from the actual product. We cannot guarantee that the information provided on this page is 100% correct. Please check with the retailer before purchasing.

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By santhosh8899, 54 months ago
Nice phone.
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By hunny garg, 56 months ago
It's better than Redmi Note 4 regarding camera, performance, etc. Don't waste your time, purchase now. I'm writing this review after using it personally.
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Bad experience.
By bhawani.msis, 56 months ago
I didn't like it.
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By skumarvenkat5, 56 months ago
Super performance, I liked it. It's an excellent mobile.
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