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Xiaomi Redmi 5

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 review: specs and price

Xiaomi Redmi 5
Xiaomi Redmi 5

Why is Xiaomi Redmi 5 better than the average?

  • Battery power
    3300mAhvs2655.51mAh
  • CPU speed
    8 x 1.8GHzvs6.47GHz
  • Screen size
    5.7"vs5.07"
  • RAM
    3GBvs2.22GB
  • Megapixels
    12MPvs11.67MP
  • Internal storage
    32GBvs29.5GB
  • Thickness
    7.7mmvs8.96mm
  • Download speed
    300MBits/svs161.38MBits/s

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Design

1.weight

157g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

2.thickness

7.7mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

3.width

72.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

4.height

151.8mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

5.volume

85.09cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

282ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

2.screen size

5.7"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

3.resolution

720 x 1440px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

4.has branded damage resistant glass
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Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

5.every pixel has three subpixels
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The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.has an IPS screen
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IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

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Performance

1.CPU speed

8 x 1.8GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 450)

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

10 x 2.6GHz

2.RAM

3GB

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

10GB

3.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

4.internal storage

32GB

Best

Smartisan Nut R1

1024GB

5.semiconductor size

14nm (Qualcomm Snapdragon 450)

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7nm

6.Has integrated LTE
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The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.front camera megapixels

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.widest aperture

f/2.2

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

HTC U12+ 128GB

1.4 & 2.6f

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

6.has a CMOS sensor
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CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Xiaomi Redmi 5

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.has a radio
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It works as an FM radio with included headsets

3.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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Battery

1.battery power

3300mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

3.wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

4.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.download speed

300MBits/s

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

1200MBits/s

2.Has a fingerprint scanner
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The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

3.Bluetooth version

4.2

Best

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

5.1

4.The browser has word wrap
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The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

5.Is a multi-user system
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6.supports two SIM cards
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A dual SIM mobile phone can work with two SIM cards at the same time.

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