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Xiaomi Redmi 5

Xiaomi Redmi 5

Brand: Xiaomi
Category: Mobiles

  • Camera
    12 MP Rear, Front 5 MP

  • RAM
    2 GB/ 3/4 GB

  • Processor
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 450, 1.8 GHz

  • Battery
    3300 mAh, Non-removable Li-Ion

  • Display
    5.7 inches, IPS LCD

  • Storage
    16/32 GB

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts.

  • Design 3 / 10
  • Display 4 / 10
  • Camera 2 / 10
  • Performance 5 / 10
  • Software 6 / 10
  • Battery 1 / 10

Xiaomi Redmi 5 is one of Xiaomi’s 2018 Budget smartphones. The device has a unibody Aluminum and plastic build. The model also has Corning Gorilla Glass Front protection and Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 smartphone has LTE Advanced antennas, with Dual SIM capability support for Nano-SIMs. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 display features 5.7 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen (720 x 1440 pixels resolution). The Xiaomi Redmi 5 specifications come pre-installed with Android 7.1.2 Nougat. As for the processor, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa-Core chipset combined with Adreno 506 GPU. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 RAM comes in 2GB and 3GB variants while the available storage space memory comes in 16GB and 32GB capacity with the ability to expand storage through SD card.

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Camera features a single 12-megapixel f/2.2 main sensor with support for 1080p recording at 30 FPS and has PDAF. It also has HDR and Panoramic mode for the rear camera. As for the front camera, Xiaomi Redmi 5 features a 5MP f/2.2 front snapper. For night shots it has an LED flash on the rear.

In the area of connectivity, Xiaomi Redmi 5 features Bluetooth (4.2), WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), with 3.5mm jack port. Xiaomi Redmi 5 has dimensions of 151.8 x 72.8 x 7.7 mm and gets a Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery with 10W fast charging support. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 colors are available in Black, Gold, Light Blue, and Rose Gold.



Color Black Gold Light Blue Rose Gold
SIM Type Hybrid Dual SIM
SIM Size Nano-SIM
Dimension 151.8 x 72.8 x 7.7 mm
Weight 157 g


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Display Size 5.7 inches
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels


Rear Camera 12 MP
Front Camera 5 MP
Flash LED Flash
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

OS & Processor

OS Android 7.1.2
Processor Type Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
Processor Speed 1.8 GHz
Processor Core Octa-core

Memory & Storage

RAM 2 GB/ 3/4 GB
Internal 16/32 GB
Expandable 128 GB


Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Version v4.2
Audio Jack USB On-The-Go
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted) accelerometer gyro proximity compass
Network Type 4G 3G 2G
Supported Networks GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE


Capacity 3300 mAh
Battery Type Non-removable Li-Ion