Xiaomi Redmi 5 Review, Price And Full Specifications

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Verdict

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 32GB is an affordable smartphone with a number of strong features. The performance of the smartphone is good and it also has a good storage capacity. The primary camera of the smartphone is also a plus point, especially, considering its price tag. A better battery backup, however, would have made this smartphone a good choice in this price range.
A power-packed device
redmi 5 smartphone

Display and Camera

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 32GB comes featured with a 5.7 inch IPS LCD display and a screen resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels. For a quality vision, the screen renders a pixel density of 282 PPI. The smartphone comes with different colour options, namely Black, Gold, Lake Blue, Rose Gold.
Coming to its camera, the device comes with a 12 MP primary camera of which can capture quality images with a resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. For selfie freaks, the smartphone has a 5MP front camera. The front cameras can also be used to make quality video calls.

Configuration and Connectivity

If we talk about the performance, the device is powered by a Cortex A53 octa-core processor which runs at a clock speed of 1.8Ghz. The processor is further aided by a 3GB RAM and an Adreno 506 GPU.
The powerful combination is set on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset. Besides these, the smartphone runs on Android v7.1.2 (Nougat) operating system.
In terms of connectivity, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 32GB provides wide range of options such as – 4G with VoLTE, WiFi, mobile hotspot, GPS and microUSB.

Battery and Storage

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 32GB gets its desired fuel from a 3,300mAh Li-ion battery which is not enough to even hold the battery for a full long day.
Talking about the storage, the device has has an internal capacity of 32GB which can be further extended upto 128GB by using a SD card.

Redmi 5 full specifications:

GENERAL

Release date December 2017
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 151.80 x 72.80 x 7.70
Weight (g) 157.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3300
Removable battery No
Colours Black, Gold, Rose Gold, Lake Blue

DISPLAY

Screen size (inches) 5.70
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1440 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 282

HARDWARE

Processor 1.8GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
RAM 3GB
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD

CAMERA

Rear camera 12-megapixel
Rear Flash LED
Front camera 5-megapixel
Front Flash LED

SOFTWARE

Operating System Android 7.1.2
Skin MIUI 9.2.7

CONNECTIVITY

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/g/n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.20
NFC No
Infrared No
USB OTG Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No

SENSORS

Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No

The Price: $132

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