Frequently Asked Questions: Redmi 5


Redmi 5 has been launched in India by Xiaomi. The Redmi 5 comes with a 5.7-inch screen and powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor. The smartphone exclusively available exclusively from Amazon India.

Now, we are trying to answer all the frequently asked questions that help you to decide if this phone can be your next smartphone or not.

Q. Does it available with Android Oreo?
A. NO, the Redmi 5 runs on MIUI 9.1 which is backed by Android Nougat 7.1.2.

Q. Which type of display comes with Redmi 5 handset?
A. The Redmi 5 sports a 5.7-inch HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, 450-nit peak brightness.

Q. What kind of pixel density it provide?
A. It provides 282 PPI pixel density with 720x1440 pixels resolution.

Q. What are the camera features?
A. The Redmi 5 bears a 12-megapixel rear camera with 1.25-micron pixels, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, HDR, and LED flash. And on the front, it has a 5-megapixel camera with an LED selfie light, face recognition feature, and the Smart Beauty 3.0 app.

Q. Does it able to record 4K videos?
A. No, This phone records up to 1080p@30fps.

Q. Does it have a metal body?
A. Yes, it has an aluminum back but plastic frame and ends.

Q. What are the battery capacity of the device?
A. There is a 3300mAh battery under the hood.

Q. Does it come with hybrid sim slot?
A. Yes, this handset comes with hybrid nano dual SIM, dual standby.

Q. How is the measurement of this device?
A. Dimensions of the phone are 151.8x72.8x7.7mm and weight is 157 grams.

Q. What type storage capacity available?
A. It has three variants 2GB, 3GB, or 4GB of RAM and inbuilt storage 16GB/32GB/64GB. And all are expandable via microSD card.

Q. How is the processing power of the device?
A. It builds in an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor SoC clocked up to 1.8GHz, coupled with Adreno 506 GPU.

Q. What type of headphone jack does it provide?
A. It comes with 3.5mm headphone jack.

Q. What are the connectivity options for this device?
A. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS.

Q. How many sensors work with Redmi 5?
A. It has multiple sensors such as - Proximity sensor, Gyroscope sensor, Accelerometer, Vibration motor, Ambient light sensor, etc.

Q. Does it have NFC?
A. No.

Q. Is there hotspot available?
A. Yes, it has hotspot connectivity.

Q. Does it have an FM Radio?
A. Yes, FM Radio app pre-installed on this device.

Q. How many types of color options available?
A. It is available in Black, Gold, Lake Blue, and Rose Gold colour variants.

Q. What's the price of the devices?
A. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 starts available at Rs. 7,999 for the 2GB RAM, 16GB storage variant, going up to Rs. 8,999 for 3GB RAM, 32GB storage variant, and Rs. 10,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant in India.

Q. From where the new Redmi 5 can be purchasable?
A. It will be available exclusively from Amazon India, as well as Mi.com and Mi Home stores in flash sales, starting March 20 at 12 pm IST, before being made available via offline retail partners.

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