Xiaomi Redmi 5 VS. Xiaomi Redmi 6: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Redmi 5 VS. Xiaomi Redmi 6. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7
Cost-effectiveness
7.5
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
5.8
5.1
Performance & Hardware
5.8
6.2
Camera
3.9
6.9
Connectivity
6.3
6
Battery
6.1
4.5

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
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Release Date

Release date
December 2017, 1 year ago
June 2018, 1 year ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
72.8 mm
151.8 mm
7.7 mm
71.5 mm
147.5 mm
8.3 mm
Weight
157 g
145 g
Usable surface
75 %
72 %
Materials
Metal
Metal
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold

Rose-gold
Blue

Gold

Rose-gold

Silver

Screen

Diagonal
5.7"
5.45"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS
Resolution
720 x 1440 px
720 x 1440 px
Density
282 Pixels per inch
295 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 450 cd/m2
  • 72% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Capacitive
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch

Prototypes





Prototypes
Xiaomi Redmi 5
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Redmi 6
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
MediaTek Helio P22 MT6762
CPU
ARM Cortex-A53
ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.8 GHz
2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 506
PowerVR GE8320

RAM

RAM
2 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
70.000
Overall performance better than 64% of devices
75.399 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 66% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
32 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
12 Mpx
12 Mpx
Pixel size
1.277 µm
1.250 µm
Sensor
Omnivision OV12A10
Sony IMX486 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.2
f/2.2
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Front Flash
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Front Flash
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
5 Mpx
5 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TDD 2100)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TDD 2100)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
2G
  • CDMA2000 EV-DO
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Others
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth 4.2
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.529 W/Kg on head
1.527 W/Kg on body
0.550 W/Kg on head
1.417 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

0.050 W/Kg on head
1.375 W/Kg on body
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Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3300 mAh
3000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
MIUI V9 (Android 7.1.1 Nougat)
MIUI V9.5 (Android 8.1 Oreo)

Prices

Prices

Prices