Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specifications Price in UK USA India and Nigeria

Xiaomi has been a big time player in the smartphone sector with its Redmi line of smartphones know for its use of the Qualcomm Snapdragon Chipset. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 or Redmi 5 Plus is the successor of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 which was a huge success as it recorded high sales across the globe. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 sports quite an impressive specifications and features lets dive straight into it.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Key Specs and Features

  • 5.99-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2160 X 1080 pixels (403 ppi)
  • Android 7.1 (Nougat)
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 (MSM8953) CPU with a 3GB/4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB built-in storage, up to 128GB with a memory card
  • 12MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera
  • 4G LTE Data
  • Fingerprint sensor (Rear)
  • 4, 000 mAh non removable Li-Po battery


Xiaomi only have a few smartphones with the 18:9 aspect ratio and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is the first in the Redmi series to rock such a full display. The smartphone come in a nice metallic uni-body with reduced bezels all around. It also has on-screen navigation buttons due to the reduced bottom and top bezels. This features are typical of premium smartphones and it looks and feels the part.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specifications Price in UK USA India and Nigeria


The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has a pretty impressive display no doubt as Xiaomi stands toe to toe with Samsung Smartphones been a Chinese OEM. Not only does it feature a very nice resolution it is also quite a large viewing screen with curves on the four edges of the screen. The display is a 5.99-inch 2160 X 1080 pixels display protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3.


The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 rocks a 12MP rear camera alongside a dual LED flash no dual rear camera trend here though was expecting to see one and at the front is a 5MP front camera with soft selfie flash.

Hardware and SoC

Even up to the hardware featured on the smartphone the Xiaomi packs enough for a smooth performance. Featuring an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 with the highest cores running at 2.0GHz. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 offers a Qualcomm Adreno 506 GPU for graphics munching.

In addition, there are two variants of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 smartphone when it comes to internal memory and storage on the smartphone. There is the 3GB RAM and 32GB built-in storage and a 4GB RAM with a corresponding 64GB built-in storage. The storage space on both smartphones is expandable up to 128GB with a memory card and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with MIUI 9.7.9.

Pricing and Availability

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 smartphone is available for sale on various online stores and smartphone retail outlets. For the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 3GB variant you would have to part with about 56, 000 Naira and for the 4GB variant close to 67, 000 Naira depending on your location and the deal. In the USA and UK it goes for $155, In India it goes for 10067 Inr, in Kenya it goes for 15807 Ksh while in Ghana it goes for 692 Ghc.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.1 Nougat with MIUI V9.7.9
  • Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • Memory: 3GB/4GB
  • Colours: Gray, Gold, Black, Blue, Rose-Gold
  • Dimension: 75.5 x 158.5 x 8.0 mm
  • Weight: 180g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 5.99-inch, IPS LCD CAPACITIVE touchscreen, 2160 X 1080 pixels
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3


  • Rear Camera: 12MP camera, 4k Video@30fps
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, AR stickers
  • Front Camera: 5MP camera, 1080p Video@30fps


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 128GB

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE : 850 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz LTE-TDD : 1900 MHz (Band 39) 2300 MHz (Band 40)  2500 MHz (Band 41)  2600 MHz (Band 38)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes 42.2/5.76Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Cat 12 100/600Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 802.11n 5GHz, Dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR, HID
  • Infrared Blaster: Yes
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0


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


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


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

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 4, 000 mAh non removable Li-Po battery
  • Fast Charging: Yes


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