Xiaomi Redmi 5 Launched – Android 7.1.2, 5.7 HD+ Display, 3 GB RAM, 12 MP Camera, Snapdragon 450

Xiaomi launched a low-end smartphone called Redmi 5 with beautiful bezel-less display into the market. The price is around Rs.8,999/- in India and $149 in the USA. Currently, it is not available in the market to buy. So, check out Xiaomi Redmi 5 complete advantages, disadvantages, price & specifications.

Best Price: Rs.8,999(India), $149(USA)

Key Features:

  • Android OS, v7.1.2(Nougat).
  • 5.7 inch IPS LCD HD+ Capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
  • 12 MP rear camera, 5 MP secondary camera.
  • Octa Core processor and Snapdragon 450 chipset.
  • 3 GB RAM
  • 3300 mAh Battery

Advantages of Xiaomi Redmi 5:

  • Xiaomi Redmi 5 comes with Android OS, v7.1.2(Nougat)
  • Presents 5.7-inch IPS LCD HD+ capacitive touchscreen with bezel-less display and Multitouch in it
  • Its display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Its display has good pixel density for its HD+ resolution (~282 PPI pixel density)
  • It has a good screen-to-body ratio for the better viewing experience.
  • It provides 3 GB RAM for multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor
  • It is equipped with Snapdragon 450 Chipset.
  • Supports Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Brings an internal memory of 16/32 GB and expandable memory supported with up to 128 GB (Uses SIM 2 slot).
  • Comes with Dual 12 MP rear camera and 5 MP front camera with additional features like (f/2.2, 1.25 μm), phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
  • Full HD video recording at 1080p@30fps.
  • It has a good battery capacity of 3300 mAh which is good for heavy usage.
  • Performance is good with no lags
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Design and build quality is great
  • It is available in Black, Gold, Light Blue, Rose Gold colors to choose.
  • It supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic and Fast battery charging 5V/2A

Disadvantages of Xiaomi Redmi 5:

  • Hybrid SIM slot
  • Old Android OS
  • No Full HD display

Check out specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 5:

General Features
Brand Xiaomi
Model Name Redmi 5
SIM Type Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 7.1.2(Nougat)
Processor Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
Colors Black, Gold, Light Blue, Rose Gold
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches, 83.8 cm2 (~75.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~282 ppi density)
Dimensions 151.8 x 72.8 x 7.7 mm (5.98 x 2.87 x 0.30 in)
Weight 157 g (5.54 oz)
Other Display Features Multi-Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass
Camera Features
Primary Camera 12 MP
Secondary Camera 5 MP
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
Other Camera Features (f/2.2, 1.25 μm), phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery
Talk Time
Standby Time
Memory and Storage
Internal 16/32 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 128 GB (Uses SIM 2 slot)
Memory 2/3 GB RAM
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
NFC No
3.5mm jack Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Other Features
FM Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging 5V/2A
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Price in India is Rs.8,999/-

Disclaimer: We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct.
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Beautiful Design at Budget !!

Xiaomi Redmi 5 smartphone comes with a great full display and other features for its price. Good smartphone with an all-around performance in all aspects. If you want bezel display like high-end smartphones then Redmi 5 might please you...

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