• 5" (1280x720) IPS LCD
  • 3GB
    Snapdragon 425 SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/2.2 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3000 mAh
  • 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

Specifications Highlights
Product NameRedmi 5ARedmi 5
ProductRedmi 5A (2017)Xiaomi Redmi 5 (2018)
Display5" 1280x720 IPS LCD 5.7" 1440x720 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 13-MP f/2.2 (Primary)
  • 26mm 12-MP f/2.2 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
  • 31mm 5-MP f/2
Computing
  • Snapdragon 425 SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
  • Snapdragon 450 SoC
  • 2GB/3GB/4GB RAM
  • 16GB/32GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery3000 mAh3300 mAh, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
DesignIP Rating, 137g (4.8oz), 140.4x70.1x8.4 mm (5.53 x 2.76 x 0.33 inches)IP Rating, 157g (5.5oz), 72.8x151.8x7.7 mm (2.87 x 5.98 x 0.30 inches)
Price at Launch$125
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Display
Product NameRedmi 5ARedmi 5
TypeIPS LCDIPS LCD
Diagonal (inches)5"5.7"
Display/Body Ratio70.0%75.9%
Resolution1280x7201440x720
Sharpness (PPI)294 PPI282 PPI
Brightness (specs)450 NITs
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • 2.5D
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameRedmi 5ARedmi 5
Megapixel13-MP12-MP
Aperturef/2.2f/2.2
Focal Length (35mm) 26mm
Sensor SizeSmallSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery
Product NameRedmi 5ARedmi 5
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)3000 mAh3300 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Fast-Charge ProtocolQualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Computing
Product NameRedmi 5ARedmi 5
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 425Snapdragon 450
Processor # Cores48
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.4 GHz1.8 GHz
RAM Options3GB2GB/3GB/4GB
Internal Storage Options32GB16GB/32GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDMicroSDXC
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.1.2Android 7.1.1
Communications
Product NameRedmi 5ARedmi 5
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT7 301 Mbps
LTE Bands38, 39, 40, 41
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • EV-DO A
  • TD-SCDMA
  • TD-HSDPA
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.1Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • A2DP
  • HID
Connector TypeMicro USBMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG
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
Product NameRedmi 5ARedmi 5
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Sim Card 1
Product NameRedmi 5ARedmi 5
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM/MicroSD
Multimedia
Product NameRedmi 5ARedmi 5
Multimedia Features
  • IR
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Speaker channelsStereo
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • FLAC
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • XVID
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • MP4
  • VC-1
  • VP8
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Proximity
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou

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