• 5.7" (1440x720) IPS LCD
  • 2GB/3GB/4GB
    Snapdragon 450 SoC
    16GB/32GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/2.2 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3300 mAh Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 phone has a 5.7-inch (1440x720) IPS LCD screen, a 12MP main camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3300 mAh and the main processor is a Snapdragon 450 with 2 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductXiaomi Redmi 5 (2018)
Display5.7" 1440x720 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 26mm 12-MP f/2.2 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 31mm 5-MP f/2
  • Snapdragon 450 SoC
  • 2GB/3GB/4GB RAM
  • 16GB/32GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery3300 mAh, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
DesignIP Rating, 157g (5.5oz), 72.8x151.8x7.7 mm (2.87 x 5.98 x 0.30 inches)
Price at Launch$125
Diagonal (inches)5.7"
Display/Body Ratio75.9%
Sharpness (PPI)282 PPI
Brightness (specs)450 NITs
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • 2.5D
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Focal Length (35mm) 26mm
Sensor SizeSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)3300 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Fast-Charge ProtocolQualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 450
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.8 GHz
RAM Options2GB/3GB/4GB
Internal Storage Options16GB/32GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXC
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.1.1
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT7 301 Mbps
LTE Bands38, 39, 40, 41
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • EV-DO A
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • HID
Connector TypeMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
SAR US Head0.55 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.444 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.529 W/Kg
SAR EU Body1.527 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Sim Card 1
SIM TypeNano SIM/MicroSD
Multimedia Features
  • IR
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • FLAC
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • MP4
  • VC-1
  • VP8
  • XVID
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • BeiDou

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Xiaomi Redmi 5 waterproof?

No. the Xiaomi Redmi 5 does not appear to be water-tight as we do not have an IP-Rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Dual-SIM?

Yes, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 has dual-SIM (or SIM+eSIM). Always confirm with your specific model before purchase as it can be different per country and carrier."

Is the Xiaomi Redmi 5 4K?

No, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 1440x720 screen resolution is not 4K. 4K is usually defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on mobiles, but there are even more variations for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Xiaomi Redmi 5 feature Wireless Charging?

No, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 is not capable of Wireless Charging.

Does Xiaomi Redmi 5 feature Qi Wireless Charging?

No, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 does not have Qi Wireless Charging.

Does the Xiaomi Redmi 5 support 4G wireless?

Yes, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 is a 4G-LTE smartphone that is rated 4G LTE CAT7 (301 Mbps).

Is the Xiaomi Redmi 5 working with 5G?

No, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 does not work on 5G networks.

Does the Xiaomi Redmi 5 have a USB-C connector?

No, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 is not a USB-C smartphone.

If the battery of the Xiaomi Redmi 5 removable?

No, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 does not have a removable battery.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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