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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specs

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specs

Date Released: 2018, February

DisplayTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~77.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
- MIUI 9
BodyDimensions158.5 x 75.5 x 8.1 mm (6.24 x 2.97 x 0.32 in)
Weight180 g (6.35 oz)
BuildFront glass, aluminum frame & back, plastic ends
SIMHybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
CameraPrimary12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm), phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash,
Secondary5 MP, 1080p
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
MemoryExternal SlotmicroSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
NetworkTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Available ColorBlack, Gold, Light Blue, Rose Gold
PlatformOSAndroid 7.1.2 (Nougat)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
CPUOcta-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 506
SoundAlert TypesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm JackYes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Infrared PortYes
FeaturesSensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Review

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 also known as the Redmi 5 Plus was released last February 2018 along with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. Considering the smartphone was the PLUS version of the Redmi 5, that was released last December 2017, took 2 months before Xiaomi releasing it. The smartphone is to be considered as the combination of the Redmi 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro. Most of the specs are quite the same with the Redmi 5 version. But the Redmi Note 5 is more advanced in comparing to the old version Redmi 5.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specs (Redmi 5 Plus) has the same size as the Redmi Note 5 Pro but the design comes with Redmi 5. It has 5.99 inches screen size with a resolution specs of 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio and 403PPi density. It has a Full-screen glass display protected with Corning Gorilla Glass and built with Aluminum and plastic materials. A Hybrid Dual Nano Sim that supports 4G LTE network band. It weighs 180 g with a dimension of 158.5 x 75.5 x 8.1 mm (6.24 x 2.97 x 0.32 inches).

Redmi Note 5 runs with the MIUI 9 and Android version 7.1.2 Nougat powered by 2.0 GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 625. There are two variants of memory storage available, the 3 GB RAM with 32 GB internal memory and the 4 GB RAM with 64 GB internal memory. It can be expanded by using the microSD card as an external memory that caters up to 128 GB capacity. The availability of the variants of memory storage might vary on the what country it was released. The slot for external memory will be the SIM 2 slot since there is no separate slot for it.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specs camera quality for the primary is 12 MP f/2.2 phase detection autofocus with dual-LED dual-tone flash. Along with its additional features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, and panorama will surely capture good photos. While the front camera or the secondary has 5 MP 1080p quality only. There will be two quality options to choose in recording videos: the 2160p@30fps and 1080p@30fps. A good options for those who love to make video recording using the smartphone.

For the connectivity option, it has a WIFI connection, Bluetooth 4.2 for transferring files, Infrared port, FM radio and micro USB 2.0. The fingerprint of the smartphone is located at the back of the device with a dedicated scanner. The fingerprint scanner is one of the trendy features when it comes to the latest smartphone. It also supported a fast charging features with a non-removable battery of Li-Po 4000 mAh. The color variants available for the device are Black, Gold, Light Blue and Rose Gold.

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  • Large Full-screen display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass protected
  • High-quality resolution specs
  • Variant option for RAM and Internal memory storage
  • Dual-LED with Dual-tone flash (primary camera)
  • Fingerprint scanner supported
  • Fast charging supported


  • No dedicated Slot for the external memory
  • External memory capacity can only cater up to 128 GB
  • Non-removable battery
  • USB Type-C not supported