Xiaomi Redmi 5 (2017) review
The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the Xiaomi Redmi 5 (REDMI5). The list of the competitors most often compared to the Xiaomi Redmi 5 smartphone.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 (REDMI5) smartphone released in 2017. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 runs on Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Po 3680 mAh, non-removable battery. It features a 5 inches IPS display with 1080 x 1920 px resolution. The IPS technology is one of the most leading LCD technologies in the world.
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Xiaomi Redmi 5 (REDMI5) specifications
- Redmi 5
- SIM type
- Nano SIM
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 runs on Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat) out of the box, but the Redmi 5's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.
- Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat)
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
- Octa-core 2 GHz Cortex-A53
- Adreno 506
Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS capacitive touch screen with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.
- 5 inches
- 1080 x 1920 px
The smartphone's memory (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.
- 3 GB
- Internal storage
- 32 GB
- External storage
The camera of the Xiaomi Redmi 5 is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.
- Front camera
- 5 MP
- Rear camera
- 16 MP
4608 x 3456 px
Redmi 5 is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. This Xiaomi smartphone doesn't have FM radio receiver.
- 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- Mobile network
- 2G / 3G / 4G
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
- v4.2, A2DP
- A-GPS, GLONASS
- FM radio
- microUSB 2.0, USB host
- 3.5 mm jack
The Li-Po 3680 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup.
- Li-Po 3680 mAh, non-removable
The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. A fingerprint sensor is one of the easiest and most secure ways to protect your smartphone. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The Redmi 5 has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.
- Dual SIM
- Official site
The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Xiaomi Redmi 5, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 (REDMI5) pictures
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