Xiaomi has launched the company’s latest smartphone – Xiaomi Redmi 5 in India at a starting price tag of Rs. 7,999. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 comes in Black, Gold, Rose Gold & Lake Blue color and the smartphone will be available exclusively on Amazon.in, Mi.com & Mi Home Stores starting from March 20th, 2018. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 comes in three variants – 2GB RAM with 16GB internal storage variant cost Rs. 7,999, 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage variant cost Rs. 8,999, and the 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage variant cost Rs. 10,999. The company is bundling a clear case in the box and there are number of launch offers like Rs. 2200 cashback offer from Reliance Jio and 100GB additional 4G data for Reliance Jio customers, 5% cashback with SBI Credit Cards on Amazon and Mi.com, and 90% (up to Rs. 400) discount on Kindle eBook. Originally, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 was introduced back in China last year, and it is the successor of Xiaomi Redmi 4, that was launched last year in India.
Xiaomi Redmi 5
Display, Processor, Memory, and Operating System
On the specifications front, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 features 5.7-inch HD+ 18:9 Full-Screen display with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor which is paired with Adreno 506 GPU & 2GB/3GB/4GB of RAM. The smartphone runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 9 on top of it and the smartphone has 16GB/32GB/64GB internal storage which can be expanded further up to 128GB via microSD card.
On the photography front, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 features 12-megapixel rear camera with 1.25μm pixel size sensor, phase detection autofocus and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with selfie flash.
SIM Card Support, Connectivity Features, and Sensors
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 has Hybrid SIM card slot and comes with connectivity features like 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS. The smartphone comes with sensors like accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 has a metal finish and fingerprint sensor on the back.
Dimensions, and Weight
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 measures 151.8×72.8×7.7mm and weigh 157 grams.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 packs 3300mAh battery.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi 5 vs Moto G5S vs Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt
|Specifications||Xiaomi Redmi 5||Xiaomi Redmi 4||Moto G5S||Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt|
|Display||5.7-inch HD+ full-screen 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels||5.0-inch HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels||5.2-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3||5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels|
|Processor||1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 450 processor paired with Adreno 506 GPU||1.4GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 64-bit processor paired with Adreno 505 GPU||1.4GHz Octa-Core 64-bit Snapdragon 430 processor paired with Adreno 505 GPU||1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7870 processor paired with Mali T830 GPU|
|Memory||2GB RAM with 16GB storage / 3GB RAM with 32GB storage / 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD||2GB RAM with 16GB storage / 3GB RAM with 32GB storage / 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD||4GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD||2GB RAM with 16GB storage, 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, expandable up to 256GB with microSD|
|Operating System||Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 9||Android 6.0 Marshmallow (upgradeable to Android 7.0 Nougat) with MIUI 8.0||Android 7.1 Nougat||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Rear-Camera||12MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF||13MP rear camera with dual LED Flash, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video recording||16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, 1080p video recording||13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture|
|Front-Camera||5MP front-facing camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture||5MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture||5MP front-facing camera with flash, f/2.0 aperture||5MP front camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture|
|Connectivity||4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS||4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS||4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, NFC||4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS|
|Dimensions||151.8 × 72.8 × 7.7mm||141.3×69.6×8.65mm||150×73.5×8.2mm to 9.5 mm||141.9 x 70.3 x 9.3 mm|
|Battery||3300mAh battery||4100mAh battery||3000mAh battery with Turbo Charging||3000mAh battery|
Xiaomi Redmi 5 specifications
- Display: 5.7-inch HD+ full-screen 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels
- Processor: 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 450 processor with Adreno 506 GPU
- Memory: 2GB RAM with 16GB storage / 3GB RAM with 32GB storage / 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
- Operating System: Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) with MIUI 9
- Rear Camera: 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF
- Front Camera 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture
- Fingerprint sensor: Yes
- Infrared sensor: Yes
- Dimensions: 151.8 × 72.8 × 7.7mm
- Weight: 157g
- SIM Card Slot Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano / microSD)
- Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
- Battery: 3300mAh battery