Xiaomi Redmi 5
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Xiaomi Redmi 5

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  • hello
  • pSM
  • 23 May 2023

I have redmi 5 and it says android 8.1.0. might update the infi.

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    • Anonymous
    • sxr
    • 07 Mar 2023

    Dazis, 03 Jan 2023Just do UBL, install recovery, flash custom rom bananadroid... moreDoes the fingerprint sensor work with custom ROM? Effing stock rom disabled it after the latest update...

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      • Dazis
      • xhp
      • 03 Jan 2023

      Just do UBL, install recovery, flash custom rom bananadroid A13 and voilaa. Feel great and smooth 😂

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        • Samit
        • U@8
        • 11 Nov 2022

        What is the external capacity of this instruments?

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          • Anon
          • niG
          • 25 Sep 2022

          Just installed dotos 5.2.1 with gaps. Its A11 based, but mutch smoother than LOS 19.1 on A12. No lags or stutters, compleete bare minumum of apps. Great option to have less googled fone :)

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            • Lineage OS
            • ULM
            • 14 Jul 2022

            Aditya A, 05 Jul 2022I had used Redmi 5 2GB/16GB for a year. It is quite good i... moreTry to unlock bootloader, then install TWRP and Lineage OS 19.1 with Nikgapps Go version. Very smooth

              Anonymous, 06 Jun 2022After update to android 8.1 is lagging af.Yes

                I had used Redmi 5 2GB/16GB for a year. It is quite good in this price range. In this phone I had storage of only 9.8GB which is quite less. After the latest updates in 2022 the phone is lagging terribly & it has freeze, hang problems. Software updates are not good in this. Many bugs are there.
                Due to low RAM & space very few apps we can use in this.
                Camera Quality is OK, Sound Quality is also OK, Battery life reduces after 2-3 months, & it will last for 1 day.
                But if you have to attend Meets, Calls on ZOOM, Google Duo, Meet for 1-2 hours I will not suggest to buy this.
                Screen quality is quite lower.
                I had purchased this phone 3 years ago at Rs.8999 & still it is working.
                It is OK to buy if you want an alternate mobile only for Calling, Camera & Torch. But I will prefer to go with 3GB OR 4GB.

                  Anonymous, 18 Apr 2022Does redmi5 support USB OTG?Yes

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                    • Anonymous
                    • wrv
                    • 06 Jun 2022

                    After update to android 8.1 is lagging af.

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                      • Anonymous
                      • S1X
                      • 05 May 2022

                      Need this phone

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                        • Anonymous
                        • u14
                        • 18 Apr 2022

                        Does redmi5 support USB OTG?

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                          • Cryptex912
                          • 0IV
                          • 27 Mar 2022

                          Unlock bootloader and install lineage os 19.1 (android 12.1) Everthing works faster and better with this rom. Pure android is incredible with redmi 5. Im using this device for 4 years and it's still works fine. Getting rid of miui and awkward chinese apps makes this device perfect. Trust me.

                            cheyenninnette, 25 Sep 2021Been having and using this phone since July 2018, so just a... moreThis phone is so good. Got this as a gift but I am quite destructive and finally rolled over it with my car. The thing is it is still charging and operational. This screen is a gonner though. Will try to get a replacement.

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                              • Anonymous
                              • IVV
                              • 18 Oct 2021

                              this phone is a lot smoother than my latest Xiaomi phone...

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                                • Anonymous
                                • Dk1
                                • 08 Oct 2021

                                cheyenninnette, 25 Sep 2021Been having and using this phone since July 2018, so just a... moreInstall pixel experience on this device . Everything works smooth like flagship . Camera is improved by 2x I would say

                                  Been having and using this phone since July 2018, so just a bit over 3 years.

                                  This phone has survived daily shenanigans performed by my 2,5y.o toddler and not a single crack on the screen. Some mild scratches on the back side but it's nothing I can't tolerate.

                                  Just last night, my son decided to dip the phone into the bathtub. It fully submerged for maybe a minute before my husband took it from the tub. It was still on. I quickly removed the casing and towel it dry and left it overnight in a bowl of rice to dry. It works just fine in the morning.

                                  Seriously, if you have a baby/toddler, this phone is amazingly resilient. In comparison, my husband has had 2 sam**ng phones broken from being dropped or smashed by our toddler.

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                                    • Cello Ardian P.
                                    • thw
                                    • 23 Sep 2021

                                    I want to ask, why does the redmi 5 phone always have problems when you want to change the password on this mobile device?

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                                      • John km
                                      • ypc
                                      • 05 Apr 2021

                                      This mobail is volte

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                                        • Anonymous
                                        • gCY
                                        • 09 Feb 2021

                                        Amz , 09 Feb 2021My redmi 5 has issues with wifi, sometimes can't conne... moreWiFi problems in MIUI are more common in what we would like and although in most cases they have a relatively simple solution, it can be a headache until you find the error.

                                        You can try to:
                                        - restart your phone
                                        - turn off battery saver (if it turned on)
                                        - check the software updates

                                        For more info: https://itigic.com/problems-with-wifi-on-xiaomi-phones-fix/