Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5: Comparison

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

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.2
Cost-effectiveness
7.9
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.2
6.3
Performance & Hardware
5.8
6.5
Camera
4.2
7.2
Connectivity
6.3
6.8
Battery
6.9
7

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Hongmi Rice 5
Red Rice Note 5, M1803E7SG

Release Date

Release date
December 2017, 2 years ago
March 2018, 2 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
75.5 mm
158.5 mm
8.1 mm
75.4 mm
158.5 mm
8.1 mm
Weight
180 g
180 g
Usable surface
77 %
77 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy
Aluminium alloy
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold

Rose-gold
Black

Cyan

Gold

Rose-gold

Screen

Diagonal
5.99"
5.99"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS
Aspect Ratio
18:9
18:9
Resolution
1080 x 2160 px
1080 x 2160 px
Density
409 Pixels per inch
403 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 450 cd/m2
  • 84% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 450 cd/m2
  • 84% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • NTSC
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
CPU
ARM Cortex-A53
4x Kryo 260 1.8 GHz+ 4x Kryo 260 1.6 GHz
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2 GHz
1.8 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 506
Adreno 509

RAM

RAM
3 GB
3 GB
Type
--
LPDDR4X RAM

Antutu

Score
76.883 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 63% of devices
116.663 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 73% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
32 GB
Type
--
eMMC 5.1 Storage
SD Slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
LED Notifications
LED Notifications
Cooling system
No
No
Gaming buttons
No
No

Camera

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV12A10
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
100 - 1600
Pixel size
1.25 µm
Sensor size
1/2.9

Double rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K2L7
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.9
ISO
100 - 1600
Pixel size
1.40 µm
Sensor size
1/2.6
Portrait mode (depth)
2
Resolution
5 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K5E8
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/5
Flash
Dual 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
  • AF assist Beam
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Front Flash
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Manual focus
  • 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
Sensor
Omnivision OV5675
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Sensor size
1/5
Resolution
13 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV13855
Type
PureCel
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
Sensor size
1/2.9
Features
-
-

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)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • CDMA2000 EV-DO
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • 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
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.2 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

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.

1.000 W/Kg on head
1.400 W/Kg on body
1.290 W/Kg on head
1.240 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

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Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
4000 mAh
4000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Fast charge
Yes
Yes, 10.0W
Others
  • 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