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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Full Specifications and Price

This article contains Xiaomi Redmi 5 Price in Nigeria, Full Specifications, Features, Photos and Where to Buy the Xiaomi Redmi 5 in Nigeria (On Aliexpress, Jumia, Konga and Gearbest).

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Xiaomi one of the leading smartphone manufacturers refreshed their device lineup with two budget phones. The Redmi 5 Plus and smaller, cheaper Redmi 5. Xiaomi continues their winning formula with the Redmi 5 which delivers a strong design, great specification and excellent value for money.

The Redmi 5 is a great looking phone. It comes with a 5.7inch, 18:9 aspect ratio screen with a resolution of 1440 x 720px. An IPS LCD screen which can produce over 15 million unsaturated colours was used. The fingerprint scanner is well placed at the back along with the Xiaomi branding.

The Redmi 5 is wrapped in an aluminium body which holds in the 3300mAh battery. The power and volume button can be found at the right side of the phone. The almost bezeless display gives the phone a sleek look with on-screen navigation used.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 and either 2GB or 3GB of RAM. The 2GB model comes with 16GB of storage space while the 3GB model has 32GB. The Redmi 5 is equipped a 12-megapixel camera on the back and a 5-megapixel selfie camera.

The software is based on Android 7.1.2 with a MIUI 9 underlay. The phone uses a Hybrid dual-SIM slot and supports 4G on both sims. You also get Bluetooth 4.2, USB-OTG and the 3.5mm headphone jack.

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Key Specs

Here are the Redmi 5 key specifications on what you should expect to enjoy when you buy this smart device.

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Display 5.7 inches(720 x 1440 pixels)
OS Android 7.1.2 Nougat
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
Storage 32GB ROM + 3GB RAM
Camera 12MP Rear/5MP Front
Battery 3300mAh
Price $150 (between N53,000-N58000)

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Power Photos

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 launched in December and has been made available in stores.  You can order the new smartphone from some of the largest online shopping markets using the links shared below. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 2GB/16GB model costs $120 (between N43,000-N47,000) and the 3GB/3GB model costs $150 (between N53,000-N58000). It comes in Black, Gold, Light Blue, Rose Gold.

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Full Specs

General Features

  • Platform: Android v7.1.2 Nougat based on MIUI 9
  • Processor: 1.8 GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 450
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • Memory: 2/3GB RAM
  • Colors: Black, Gold, Light Blue, Rose Gold
  • Dimension: 151.8 x 72.8 x 7.7mm
  • Weight: 157g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Stand-by


  • Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Size: 5.7 inches
  • Resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass


  • Rear Camera: 12MP(f/2.2)
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED Flash, Geo-tagging, face detection, HDR
  • Front Camera: 5MP


  • Built-in Storage: 16/32GB
  • Memory Card Support: Up to 128GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes, 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes, 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Band 1(2100), 3(1800), 8(900)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 150Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: microUSB 2.0
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  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA
  • Video Player: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 5mm Jack: Yes
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  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing/Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 3300mAh battery
  • Talk time:
  • Standby Time:

Where To Buy The Xiaomi Redmi 5

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The Xiaomi Redmi 5 offers a good design, good camera performance and excellent battery life at a reasonable price.

Let me know what you think about the new Xiaomi Redmi 5 smartphone using the comment section below.

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Bamigboye Temitope Oluwatemilorun
Bamigboye Temitope Oluwatemilorun
A freelance writer, Nurse and an avid lover of anything tech. A music enthusiast and a Manchester United Fan. Changing the world one article at a time.

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