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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Xiaomi Redmi 5 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Xiaomi Redmi 5 is a 2017 smartphone. It measures 151.8 x 72.8 x 7.7 mm and weighs 157 g. It has a IPS LCD display measuring 5.7" inches. The resolution is 720 x 1440 and 282 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 5 MP. The main camera is Single with 12 MP.

It runs on Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU with 32 GB, 3/4 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3300 mAh.

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 specs

General specs

Brand and model Xiaomi Redmi 5
Release date 2017, December
Dimensions 151.8 x 72.8 x 7.7 mm (5.98 x 2.87 x 0.3 in)
Weight 157 g (5.54 oz)
Body build Front glass, plastic frame & ends, aluminum back
Colors Black, Gold, Light Blue, Rose Gold
Battery 3300 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price160 EUR

Screen

Technology IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5.7" inc
Screen area 83.8 cm2
Screen format 18:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio75.9%
Screen resolution 720 x 1440 px
PPI /points per inch/ 282 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 12 MP, Single
Camera specs
-12 MP, f/2.2, 1.25 µm, PDAF
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 5 MP, Single
Specifications 5 MP
Video 1080p@30fps

Performance

Operating system OS Android 7.1.2 (Nougat); MIUI 9.1
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 (14 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 506
External memory microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal memory 32 GB, 3/4 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score70152 (Rank 522 of 2084)
GeekBench 5 Single Core146 (Rank 1311 of 1552)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core847 (Rank 1134 of 1546)
GeekBench 4 Single Core773 (Rank 436 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core3701 (Rank 290 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript3021

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA, LTE
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass , Infrared port
- Charging 5V/2A 10W
- For China; India

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Xiaomi Redmi 5 was around 160 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2017, December.
The weight of the Xiaomi Redmi 5 is 157 g.
The screen size of the Xiaomi Redmi 5 is 5.7" inches.
The size of the Xiaomi Redmi 5 is 151.8 x 72.8 x 7.7 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.