Xiaomi Redmi 5

Xiaomi Redmi 5

Brand: Xiaomi
Category: Smartphones
  • CPU: Snapdragon 450 Octa Core 1.8GHz
  • OS: MIUI 9 Android 7.1
  • Display: 5.7 inch 1440 x 720
  • Battery: 3300mAh

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

  • Design 8 / 10
  • Display 8 / 10
  • Camera 8 / 10
  • Performance 8 / 10
  • Features 8 / 10
  • Connectivity 9 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10
  • Call Quality 9 / 10

Xiaomi Redmi 5 4G Phablet Global Version

Xiaomi Redmi 5 will be suitable for both young people and business people. The model is available in four color variants for every taste. Classic standard black, champagne platinum gold, elegant rose gold and the new outstanding blue, like the color of the sky. The color of the case is light matt, the screen edges are smooth and in some details similarities with Mi MIX. In general, Redmi 5 looks very harmonious. Despite the large dimensions of the smartphone, the Redmi 5 has a low weight of 157g. The entire case design makes the operation of the smartphone easy in one hand.

Improved construction – high level of protection

The company’s specialists made the corners of the smartphone thicker. It protects the screen and smartphone from damage when it falls down. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.

New generation of screen resolution

  • 18: 9 custom screen rate
  • 5.7 inch display
  • 1000: 1 contrast ratio


The screen is one of the most eye-catching features of this model. The diagonal of the Redmi 5 is 5.7 inches and in Redmi 5 Plus – 5.99 inches. Compared to a traditional 16: 9 frame rate, the 18: 9 rate is truly revolutionary. No matter what you do – chatting with friends, working with documents or just surfing the internet, you’ll always see more than you’ve seen before. Play your favorite games and celebrate your winnings. This widescreen resolution is perfectly designed for it.

The contrast ratio is 1000: 1 and offers the high performance. The brightness is 450 nit with color temperature control. You can adjust the settings to reduce the stress and harmful effect on your eyes. The eye protection mode automatically sets the correct brightness, depending on the lighting conditions and capabilities.


The work of the device takes over the powerful processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 and 625 in Redmi 5 Plus. The combination of high performance and fast connectivity is optimal for most users. The Redmi 5 offers high performance through the 8-core ARM Cortex A53 CPU. The graphics processor Adreno 506 delivers the powerful graphics on the widescreen.

The RAM is 2 / 3GB for Redmi 5 and 3 / 4GB for Redmi 5 Plus. The internal memory is 16 / 32GB and 32 / 64GB (Redmi 5 Plus). If you need more free space for your content, you can expand the memory with the Micro SD slot.


  • 5MP front camera
  • 12 MP main camera
  • Beauty 3.0 filters
  • 1.25μm pixel size

The front camera has a 5MP sensor that can not capture perfect photos, but also can record the video in 1080p and 720p at a frequency of 30fps. All settings help you adjust the camera and take a good selfie in low light conditions. The Face Recognition feature helps focus on the face and keeps the image sharp. If the shooting conditions do not have enough light, the front flashlight will lighten the photo and you will get a quality photo despite the dark environment. With the help of the smart Beauty 3.0 filter, your photos will be better without any mistakes.

The main camera has a 12MP sensor with f2.2 aperture. In low light conditions, two LED lights provide enough light and you will not miss any details. In addition, the camera supports various shooting modes to make your content more colorful. Create panoramas or recordings in motion with burst mode. The camera also supports PDAF and HDR technologies.

Powerful battery

This gaming smartphone has a powerful battery with a capacity of 3300 mAh and 4000mAh for the Redmi 5 Plus. Play your favorite games, read the books, listen to music or watch movies – Redmi 5 will not let you down. In addition, the device can work in standby mode for about 17 days. The device is charged via a micro USB cable.


Product Details

Features ● Snapdragon 450 Octa Core 1.8GHz
Processor with Octa Core and 1.8GHz and 3GB of RAM brings outstanding performance for running mufti-application and playing games
● 5.7 inch 1440 x 720 HD+ screen, 282ppi
The 18:9 full screen is matched with 8.0mm slim body, comfortably to fit in your hand
● MIUI 9
Offers a fresh, fast platform to help you stay connected and productive while you're on the go
● 32GB ROM memory
Provides large capacity memory for your music, apps, photos, and videos etc.
● 5.0MP front camera and 12.0MP rear camera
Creates beautiful selfies and catches gorgeous photos anywhere and anytime

Extra Features:
● Fingerprint Scanner
● 3300mAh Big Battery Capacity
● GPS / A-GPS / GLONASS / Beidou
● Gravity Sensor / Gyroscope / Proximity Sensor / Accelerometer / Light Sensor / Hall Sensor

● Network:
GSM Band 2/3/5/8
WCDMA Band 1/2/5/8
FDD-LTE Band 1/3/4/5/7/8/20
TDD-LTE Band 38/40
Specification Brand: Xiaomi
Language: Multi language
Service Provider: Unlocked
SIM Card Slot: Dual SIM,Dual Standby
SIM Card Type: Nano SIM Card
Type: 4G Phablet

CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
Cores: 1.8GHz,Octa Core
External Memory: Not Supported

Screen resolution: 1440 x 720
Screen size: 5.7 inch
Screen type: Capacitive

Back-camera: 12.0MP
Camera type: Dual cameras (one front one back)
Front camera: 5.0MP
Video recording: Yes

E-book format: PDF,TXT
Games: Android APK
MS Office format: Excel,PPT,Word
Music format: MP3
Picture format: BMP,GIF,JPEG,JPG,PNG
Video format: MP4

Additional Features: 3G,4G,Alarm,Bluetooth,Browser,Calculator,Calendar,Camera,E-book,Fingerprint recognition,Fingerprint Unlocking,MP3,MP4,WiFi
Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth V4.2
Google Play Store: Yes
I/O Interface: 2 x Nano SIM Slot,3.5mm Audio Out Port,Micophone,Speaker
OTA: Yes
Sensor: Accelerometer,Ambient Light Sensor,Gravity Sensor,Gyroscope,Hall Sensor,Proximity Sensor

Battery Capacity (mAh): 3300mAh(typ) / 3200mAh(min)
Battery Type: Non-removable

Package size: 30.00 x 25.00 x 6.40 cm / 11.81 x 9.84 x 2.52 inches
Package weight: 0.3660 kg
Product size: 15.18 x 7.28 x 0.80 cm / 5.98 x 2.87 x 0.31 inches
Product weight: 0.1570 kg


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