Xiaomi Redmi 5 Specifications Price in India USA UK and Nigeria

Xiaomi are known for their toe to toe competition with Samsung Mobile in terms of building amazing smartphone phone device that is slightly budget friendly than Samsung with high end specs. Well the Xiaomi Redmi 5 is a budget friendly phone that packs awesome high end specs and features thats surely gonna give you value for money.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Key Features

  • 5.7-inch IPS Display, 720 x 1440 pixels (282 ppi)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa-core CPU with 2GB / 3GB RAM
  • Android 7.1.2 (Nougat), MIUI 9.1
  • 16GB / 32GB built-in Storage, supports up to 128GB microSD card
  • 12MP Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE Data
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
  • 3300 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non-removable)


The Xiaomi Redmi 5 rocks a solid design with a chassis made of metal. The body comes in gold, rose gold, black or light blue finish. At just 7.7 millimetres, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 is svelte and one you won’t be reluctant to flaunt before friends.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Specifications Price in India USA UK and Nigeria


The Xiaomi Redmi 5 packs a massive 5.7-inch diagonal display that certainly offers ample space for content viewing. It has an HD+ resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels. With an 18:9 aspect ratio, this certainly is a nice phone for watching movies with friends. There is robust Corning Gorilla Glass on top of the screen with nice viewing angles both indoors and outdoors.


No it doesn’t come with the trendy dual rear camera but, it rocks a 12MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture, phase detection auto-focus and LED flash. There is a 5MP snapper on the front for selfies. Both cameras record Full HD (1080p) videos.

Performance and SoC

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 rocks a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset. This octa-core processor runs at speeds up to 1.8 GHz and pairs with an Adreno 506 GPU for graphics crunching.

Enjoyable multitasking is not out of the question, with 2GB or 3GB RAM available, it comes with an internal storage capacity of 16 GB or 32 GB, depending on model, is not bad. There is room for expansion by another 128 GB with a microSD card. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 boots Xiaomi’s MIUI 9 software based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat.

Other Specs and Features

Most likely as a result of the almost bezel-less design, the fingerprint scanner on offer finds home on the rear. Connectivity options on the dual-SIM Xiaomi Redmi 5 include LTE, infrared port, and Wi-Fi with Wi-Fi Direct.

Juice comes from a sizeable 3,300mAh Li-Po battery. There is fast charge support to allow topping up faster.

Pricing and Availability

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 is available across many platforms online globally. It will also be available at a couple of Jumia stores in Africa. Xiaomi Redmi 5 Price in Nigeria ranges from 56,000 Naira to 75,000 Naira. Price in Kenya should start at around 17,000 KSh. In Ghana 702 Ghc, In India 9898 Inr, and in the Usa and Uk $155.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Specifications

Here are a few specs of the Xiaomi Redmi 5:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.1.2 (Nougat), MIUI 9.1
  • Processor: Octa-core Processor: 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 450)
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM or 3 GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Gold, Light Blue, Rose Gold
  • Dimension: 151.8 x 72.8 x 7.7 mm
  • Weight: 157 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, dual stand-by


  • Display: 5.7 inches, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 720 x 1440 pixels (282 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass


  • Rear Camera: 12 MP Camera, f/2.2, 1.25 μm, 1080p HD Video@30fps,
  • Rear Camera Features: Phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 5 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video@30fps


  • Built-in Storage: 16 GB or 32 GB
  • Memory Card Support: Ues, up to 128 GB

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetoot v4.2, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock: No

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes


  • Battery: 3300 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non Removable)
  • Fast Charging: Yes


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