Xiaomi Redmi 5

Xiaomi Redmi 5

Smartphone

Xiaomi Redmi 5

Starts at ₹7,999
%name Xiaomi Redmi 5
9.5

Overall

9.5 /10

Pros

  • Value For Money.
  • Decent Performance.
  • Selfie Light.
  • Various Variants.
  • Good Battery Life.

Cons

  • Non-Removable Battery.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 is the latest android phone launched in the country. It is affordable, costing ₹7,999/- and offers good value for money. It goes on sale at Amazon India in three variants of 2 GB RAM and 16 GB storage, 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage, and 4 GB RAM with 64 GB storage. Here are the complete details:

Display and Processor

The new smartphone flaunts a 5.7-inch 18:9 display with resolution of 1280 * 720 pixels. Under the hood, it is powered by 1.8GHz octa-core processor with 2 GB / 3 GB / 4 GB variants. The one with 2GB RAM has 16GB storage, 3GB RAM has 32GB storage and 4GB RAM has 64GB of storage. One can further expand the storage via microSD card. It runs MIUI 9 on top of Android 7.1.2 Nougat operating system.

Camera and Battery

This best budget smartphone in India has 12-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, HDR, phase detection, and LED flash. At the front, it has a 5-megapixel front camera with LED selfie light. It also includes Smart Beauty 3.0 feature. Xiaomi Redmi 5 is backed by 3300mAh non-removable battery. The phone comes with Sleep Mode to conserve battery life by closing background apps.

Connectivity Features

The connectivity options of Xiaomi Redmi 5 include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm audio jack, micro USB port and GPS/GLONASS. It has a security app that helps to clean up memory and storage. It also scans malware and tracks battery consumption. In addition, it has Blocklist feature, Second Space for privacy and Dual apps to use multiple accounts on the same device.

A quick look at specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 5:

Specifications Details
Display 5.7-inch
Aspect ratio 18:9
Resolution 1280 *  720 pixels
Processor 1.8GHz octa-core
RAM 2 GB

3 GB

4 GB

Internal Storage 16 GB

32 GB

64 GB

Operating System Android Nougat
Dimensions (H * W * T) 151.8 * 72.8 * 7.7 mm
Weight 157 grams
Camera Rear camera: 12MP

Front camera: 5MP

Battery 3300mAh
Color Gold

Lake Blue

Black

Rose Gold

Price 2 GB + 16 GB @ ₹7,999/-

3 GB + 32 GB @ ₹8,999/-

4 GB + 64 GB @ ₹10,999/-

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