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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
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8.1/10
Informr score
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 currently has an Informr score of 8.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 11 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Android
Operating system
Operating system
Android
2 GHz
Processor
Processor
2 GHz
5.99"
Screen Size
Screen Size
5.99"
12+ MP, f/2.2
Camera
Camera
12+ MP, f/2.2
4000 mAh
Battery


What the Critics Are Saying...


Tech Advisor
Tech Advisor

A big screen and a low price are paired with decent battery life, usable performance and an enhanced dual-camera in the Redmi Note 5. There are some drawbacks, such as the old Micro-USB port, lack of Quick Charge support and partly plastic build, but in other respects budget phones don't come much b...

- Marie Black, Tech Advisor
Good Gear Guide
Good Gear Guide

Between the solid material design and build-quality, performance that swings above its price-bracket and slick software experience, the Redmi Note 5 is a smartphone that’s very easy to recommend.

- Fergus Halliday, Good Gear Guide
Notebookcheck
Notebookcheck

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is great value for money. The device has excellent performance for its price while delivering a bright display among other highlights.

- Florian Wimmer, Notebookcheck
Hitech Century
Hitech Century

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is a very competently made phone that blends a solid array of hardware, a good rear dual camera array and superb battery life at a very agreeable price point. This is currently one of the best sub-RM1,000 phones in the market.

- Hitech Century
Firstpost
Firstpost

Ticks all the right boxes and offers a great package at a great price. For the very first time in years, Xiaomi has competition breathing down its neck. The Redmi Note 5 is no longer the budget king. That honor, punnily enough, goes to the Honor 9 Lite.

- Anirudh Regidi, Firstpost


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Common Questions


Xiaomi backs up the Redmi Note 5 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your Redmi Note 5 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Xiaomi support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Xiaomi's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.




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Screen Size
5.99"

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5's screen size is 5.99 inches with 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution.

Processor
2 GHz

There is a Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Octa core 2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 7.1.2 Nougat operating system (OS).

Camera
12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ MP, f/2.2 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 5+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
32/64 GB

Internal memory is 32/64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
4000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4000 mAh battery. Xiaomi's performance ratings are 1336 minutes, 816 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Redmi Note 5 Specs

Overview
Release Date February 22, 2018
Regions Available United Kingdom
Operating System Android 7.1.2 Nougat

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Processor Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Octa core 2 GHz
Internal Storage 32/64 GB
RAM 3/4 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Cellular
Networks
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support Yes
GPS Type A-GPS
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB)
NFC Unknown
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
12+ Megapixels, f/2.2
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Face detection, Geotagging, Panorama, Self-timer, Smile detection, HDR
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
5+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Pixel Density 403 pixels
Size 5.99 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen, Scratch-resistant glass, Corning Gorilla Glass
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 900 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 816 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1336 minutes
Standby Time Up to 17 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Black, Gold, Lake Blue, Rose Gold
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.85 x 7.55 x 0.81 cm (6.2 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 180 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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Additional Information Other Names (AKA): Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
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