Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 VS. Redmi Note 7: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 VS. Redmi Note 7. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.3
Cost-effectiveness
8.8
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
7.7
8.4
Performance & Hardware
7.2
7.5
Camera
7.6
7.9
Connectivity
7.2
7.5
Battery
8.1
8

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Red Rice Note 5, M1803E7SG
Xiaomi Redmi Note7, Red Rice Note 7, Red Rice Note7, M1901F7G

Release Date

Release date
March 2018, 1 year ago
January 2019, 2 months ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
75.4 mm
158.5 mm
8.1 mm
75.2 mm
159.2 mm
8.1 mm
Weight
180 g
186 g
Usable surface
77 %
81 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy
Glass, Plastic
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Cyan

Gold

Rose-gold
Black

Blue

Screen

Diagonal
5.99"
6.3"
Type
LCD IPS
LTPS LCD
Resolution
1080 x 2160 px
1080 x 2340 px
Density
403 Pixels per inch
409 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 450 cd/m2
  • 84% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • NTSC
  • Scratch resistant
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 450 cd/m2
  • 84% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • LED Notifications
  • LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Water Drop Notch
  • NTSC
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Print 3D Model
Redmi Note 7
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
CPU
4x Kryo 260 1.8 GHz+ 4x Kryo 260 1.6 GHz
4x Kryo 260 2.2 Ghz - 4x Kryo 260 1.8 Ghz
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.8 GHz
2.2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 509
Adreno 512

RAM

RAM
3 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
116.663
Antutu v7, Overall performance better than 84% of devices
144.599
Antutu v7, Overall performance better than 89% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 25-30.8 GB
32 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 25-30.8 GB
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
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
LED Notifications
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
12 Mpx
48 Mpx
Pixel size
1.400 µm
0.800 µm
Sensor
Samsung S5K2L7
Samsung S5KGM1
Type
ISOCELL
ISOCELL
Aperture
f/1.9
f/1.8
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 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
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
13 Mpx
13 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • 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
  • 802.11ac
  • 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 5.0 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)
  • 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)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

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

1.290 W/Kg on head
1.240 W/Kg on body
0.591 W/Kg on head
1.274 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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1.190 W/Kg on head
1.180 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Capacity
4000 mAh
4000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Operating System
MIUI V9.5 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI V10 (Android 9 Pie)

Prices

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