Xiaomi Redmi 5 VS. Xiaomi Redmi 6A: Comparison

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

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7
Cost-effectiveness
6.8
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
5.8
4.7
Performance & Hardware
5.8
5.5
Camera
3.9
4
Connectivity
6.3
5.6
Battery
6.1
5.5

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
Plastic
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold

Rose-gold
Blue

Gold

Gray

Rose-gold

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
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch

Prototypes





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

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
MediaTek Helio A22 (MT6761)
CPU
ARM Cortex-A53
ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Octa-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
1.8 GHz
2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 506
IMG PowerVR GE-class GPU

RAM

RAM
2 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
70.000
Overall performance better than 64% of devices
55.277
Overall performance better than 58% of devices

Storage

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

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
No

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
12 Mpx
13 Mpx
Pixel size
1.277 µm
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Sensor
Omnivision OV12A10
Unknown Unknown
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.2
f/2.2
Flash
LED
Dual 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
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
No
30 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)
  • 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
0.656 W/Kg on head
1.523 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