Xiaomi Redmi 5

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Price in India as of January 23, 2019, 4:25 pm
Xiaomi Redmi 5
Xiaomi Redmi 5
Xiaomi Redmi 5
Xiaomi Redmi 5
Xiaomi Redmi 5
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The Xiaomi Redmi 5 runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat-based MIUI. It comes with a 5.7-inch HD+ TFT display. The device is powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core Snapdragon 450 processor paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. It flaunts a 12MP rear camera with an LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera . Connectivity options include 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and a microUSB 2.0 port. The Redmi 5 is backed by a Li-Po 3,300mAh battery. The other popular mobile you may look for is Redmi Note 5 Pro. The next variant of this mobile is Redmi 6. The latest variant of this phone is Redmi 7.
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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Price in India

Color
All
Black
Gold
Blue
Size
16 GB
32 GB64 GB
Rs. 7,900
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Rs. 8,475

Key Specifications

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor
2GB RAM
16GB internal storage
3300 mAh battery
12MP rear & 5MP selfie cameras
5.7 inches inch screen
Dual, Nano-SIM (Hybrid Slot) SIM
Android v7.1.2 (Nougat) OS

Detailed Specifications

Display
Display TypeIPS LCD
Resolution720x1440 pixels
Aspect ratio18:9
Screen Size5.7 inches
Pixel Density282 pixels per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen typeCapacitive
Color Reproduction16M Colors
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass
Screen to body percentage75.9 %
Storage
RAM2GB
Internal16GB
ExpandablemicroSD, Upto 128GB (Hybrid Slot)
General
Launch Date20 March 2018
Water ResistantNo
Dimensions5.9 x 2.8 x 0.3 inches (151.8 x 72.8 x 7.7 mm)
Weight157 grams (5.54 oz)
ColorsBlack, Gold, Light Blue, Rose Gold
Software
Operating SystemAndroid v7.1.2 (Nougat)
Camera
Rear12MP
Selfie5MP
Rear Camera FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Selfie Camera FeaturesLED Selfie-light
Physical ApertureRear (f/2.2)
Video 1080p@30fps
Battery
Removable BatteryNo
TypeLi-Po
Wireless ChargingNo
Capacity3300 mAh
Fast ChargingNo
Connectivity
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Bluetoothv4.2 with A2DP, LE
Wi-FiYes with Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Network4G VoLTE, 4G
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE)Yes
SIM ConfigurationDual, Nano-SIM (Hybrid Slot)
NFC ChipsetNo
InfraredYes
Processor
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 450
CPU1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GraphicsAdreno 506
Architecture64 bit
No of Cores8 (Octa Core)
Sensors
AccelerometerYes
GyroscopeNo
Fingerprint sensorYes, Rear- mounted
Other SensorsAmbient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor
Sound
SpeakerYes
Audio Jack3.5mm
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Pros & Cons

8.0
Expert Score
Good things
  • Beautiful design and good build quality
  • Fastest performance for its price
  • MIUI has tons of features; feels refined too
  • Excellent battery backup
  • Decent cameras
Bad things
  • Lowlight camera performance isn't satisfactory
  • Hybrid SIM card slot
  • Audio quality from headphone jack isn't good

Latest News

Nov 15, 2018 -- New MIUI 10 Update To Fix Redmi 5 Camera Bug
The Redmi 5 device has been facing some camera issues after the last beta update of MIUI 10. Xiaomi has today started rolling out a new beta update with build number 8.11.15 for the Redmi 5, and the changelog shows that this update will fix the camera bug. The same update will fix other issues being faced by users of other Xiaomi devices who had flashed the previous beta update of MIUI 10, with build number 8.11.8.
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Nov 12, 2018 -- Redmi 5 Gets Android 8.1 Oreo In Latest Update
Redmi 5 users can now flash Android 8.1 Oreo on their devices, as Xiaomi has started a rollout of MIUI 10 Beta version. Users can download this update over the air or get it manually. It seems to be a reliable update, as Xiaomi users have given it a 95 percent approval rating. According to the changelogs given by Xiaomi, the software update comes with several bug fixes. Android 8.1 Oreo will bring a wide range of new features to Redmi 5, and MIUI 10 will add some of its own too.
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Which one is best Redmi 5 or Redmi 4?
Answer by drik.tutornet, 18 months ago
REDMI 4 has 2GB RAM, 16 GB memory and a 1.2GHz processor. REDMI 5 has 3 GB RAM, 32 GB memory and a 1.4 GHz processor. REDMI 4 starts from Rs. 7k whereas REDMI 5 might be available at Rs. 6.6k.
Answer by vikashsaini1244, 17 months ago
Redmi 5 is best phone.
Answer by nareshcool.eee, 6 months ago
Redmi 5.
Answer by sonirishita17, 17 months ago
Redmi 5.
Answer by sk.balbir25, 9 months ago
Mi 5.
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How to use dual SIM and a memory card simultaneously in this mobile?
Answer by drik.tutornet, 18 months ago
You cannot. OTG feature might solve your problem. Insert both the SIMs in the slots and use a pendrive connected by OTG Cable for extra memory space.
Does it have a hybrid or dedicated memory card slot?
Answer by Shashank, 4 months ago
It has a hybrid slot for memory card.
Does it support 2G, 3G, 4G, VoLTE, OTG, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity?
Answer by Shiva, 10 months ago
Yes, it supports 2G, 3G, 4G, VoLTE, OTG, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.
Does it have a blur feature?
Answer by krishanramnarayan98, 4 months ago
No, it doesn't have a blur feature.
Answer by Santosh Krishna, 5 months ago
No, it doesn't have a blur feature.
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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Price in India starts from Rs. 7,900

The best price of Xiaomi Redmi 5 is Rs. 7,900 in Tatacliq, which is 7% less than the cost of in (Rs. 8495).This phone is available in 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB storage variants. Xiaomi Redmi 5 is available in Black, Gold, Blue colours across various online stores in India.

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Ratings & Reviews by MySmartPrice Users

4.2
User Rating
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Quality is not good.
1.0
By prakash103099 • 10 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.

Great.
5.0
By Mohamed Santhu • 9 months ago

Superb.

Good.
4.0
By Ganesh Prabu • 9 months ago

Good mobile, but needs to include the waterproof feature.

My review.
4.0
By KRISHAN KUMAR • 7 months ago

The best smartphone.

Decent phone.
4.0
By faizansultanalizaveri • 1 month 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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