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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
alaScore 93

33 reviews

Apr, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and price. The design and durability also get good feedback.

camera, durability, design, price, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Fergus Halliday (pcworld.idg.com.au)

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 review: A budget phablet that swings above its weight

 

While there are plenty of good reasons to stick with locally-certified and available smartphones, the rise of online tech resellers in recent years has made it easier and easier - and more and more tempting - to experiment with smartphone brands that...

Great battery Solid performance

Weak camera Subject to the usual drawbacks of importing a phone

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.

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Aloysius Low (cnet.com.au)

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5: An Android phone for the masses

 

This Chinese-made phone gives you midrange specs for less than $200.

Jun, 2018

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:4000
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:5
Continuous video playback time:17.5
Removable battery:N
Standby time (3G):408
Wireless Charging:N

Call management

Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y

Camera

Auto Focus:Y
Built-in Flash:Y
Face detection:Y
Flash type:LED
Front camera aperture number:2
Front camera flash:N / Y
Front camera pixel size:1.12 / 1.2
Front camera resolution (numeric):13
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging:Y
Image stabilizer:Y
Maximum frame rate:30 / 60
Multi-shot:Y
Night mode:Y
Rear camera aperture number:1.9
Rear camera flash:Y
Rear camera pixel size:1.4
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Rear camera type:Dual camera
Resolution at capture speed:1280x720@30fps,1920x1080@30fps / 1280×720@30fps,1920x1080@30fps / 640x480@30fps,1280x720@30fps,1920x1080@30fps,1920x1080@60fps
Second rear camera aperture number:2
Second rear camera pixel size:1.12
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Self-timer:Y
Video capture resolution (max):1920 x 1080
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:480p,720p,1080p / 720p,1080i / 720p,1080p / 720p,1080p,2160p
Video stabilizer:Y
Zoom capability:Y

Certificates

Body SAR (EU):0.79
Head SAR (EU):1.03
Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):1.6

Design

Colour name:Black / Gold / Lake Blue
Colour of product:Black / Blue / Gold
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Bar
Product colour:Black / Blue / Gold / Red

Display

Aspect Ratio:18:9
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1 / 18:9
Display diagonal:15.2
Display glass type:Gorilla Glass
Display number of colours:16 million colours
Display Resolution:1080 x 2160 / 2160 x 1080
Display Type:IPS / LCD
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:403
Rounded display corners:Y
Screen shape:Curved / Curved edge screen / Flat
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Hall sensor:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y
Text prediction system:Y

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC,AAC+,AMR,FLAC,MP3,eAAC+ / AAC,AAC+,AMR,FLAC,MP3,MP4 / AAC,AAC+,AMR,FLAC,MP3,MP4,PCM,WAV / AAC,AMR,FLAC,MP3,MP4
FM radio:Y
Video formats supported:H.263,H.264,H.265,M4V,MKV,MP4,MPEG4,XVID / H.263,H.264,H.265,M4V,MKV,MP4,XVID / H.263,H.264,H.265,M4V,MKV,MPEG4 / H.263,H.264,H.265,M4V,MP4,MPEG4 / H.265,HEVC,M4V,MKV,MP4,XVID / MKV,MP4,XVID

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
BeiDou:Y
Electronic compass:Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / GSM
3G:Y
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:WCDMA
4G:Y
4G standard:LTE / TD-LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth profiles:HID
Bluetooth version:4.2 / 5.0
Near Field Communication (NFC):N
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Hybrid Dual SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:MICRO-USB / USB
Carrying case:Y
Ejection pin:Y
Manual:Y
Protective case:Y
Quick start guide:N / Y
SIM card ejector pin:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock,Calculator,Calendar
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Icons,Menu,Shortcuts
Quick Charge:Y
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor Cores:8
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.8
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:636

Software

Operating system installed:Android / Android 8.1
Operating System Version:7.1.2 / 8.1
Platform:Android / Asha

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:32 / 64
Maximum memory card size:128
Memory card slot type:Hybrid slot
RAM capacity:3 / 4
RAM Type:LPDDR4 / LPDDR4X / LPPDDR4X
USB mass storage:Y

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.05 / 80.5
Height :158.5 / 158.6
Weight:128 / 180 / 181
Width:75.4 / 75.5