Xiaomi Redmi 5

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Xiaomi Redmi 5
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  • 5.7" 720x1440 pixels
  • 12MP 1080p
  • 2-4GB RAM Snapdragon 450
  • 3300mAh Li-Po
Released 2017, December 157g, 7.7mm thickness Android 7.1.2; MIUI 11 16GB/32GB/64GB storage, microSDXC
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Network
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
  CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA, LTE
Launch
Announced 2017, December
Status Available. Released 2017, December
Body
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)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass), aluminum/plastic back, plastic frame
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display
Type 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)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
Platform
OS Android 7.1.2 (Nougat); MIUI 11
Chipset Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 (14 nm)
CPU Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 16GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 3GB RAM, 32GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM
 eMMC 5.1
Main Camera
Single 12 MP, f/2.2, 1.25 μm, PDAF
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 5 MP
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Infrared port Yes
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery
  Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery
Charging Standard charging 10W
Misc
Colors Black, Gold, Light Blue, Rose Gold
Models MDG1, MDI1
SAR 0.53 W/kg (head)     1.53 W/kg (body)    
Price About 160 EUR
Tests
Performance GeekBench: 4018 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 6.8fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: 1331 (nominal), 2.951 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 68dB / Ring 82dB
Audio quality Noise -27.7dB / Crosstalk -54.7dB
Battery life Endurance rating 83h

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User opinions and reviews

  • Anonymous

Problems began after the update to MIUI 10. I believe, they made the camera worse artificially. Since then, no further update made it better. FYI, the updates are pushed and irreversible.

  • Anonymous

the only problem is the internal storage :(, this phone have been with me since 2018, and going to upgrade to Note 9 Pro

Got mine since 2017. The only problem I have is the small storage (16GB). Call quality is standard. (Depends on your carrier. I use Softbank.) Battery life isn't that great anymore on MIUI so I installed pixel experience rom for better p...

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