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Xiaomi Redmi 5 (16GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 (16GB)
5.7"
IPS

720x1440

12
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
22PointsXiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 5 X
Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)
6.67"
IPS

1080x2400

64
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Redmi 5 (16GB)2 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 5 (16GB)vsRedmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)22 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)
+157 grams (5.5 ounces)32%
Lighter
vs208 grams (7.28 ounces)
+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)14%
Thinner
vs8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core30%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (10GB available)vs+128GB (107GB available)10 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
720x1440 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels150%
Higher resolution screen
282 PPIvs+395 PPI40%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.7"vs+6.67"17%
Larger screen
(back) 12MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP6 times
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)16%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(dual front camera) 20MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 7.1.2 Nougatvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
4G LTEvs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3300 mAhvs+4500 mAh36%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

26 Common items in both devices
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 5 (16GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)
ModelRedmi 5 (16GB)Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)
Other model names紅米5, Xiaomi Redmi 5 dual MDE1 (16GB + 2GB RAM), Xiaomi RosyXiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB + 6GB RAM), M2001G7AE, M2001G7AC
Country or region availableChinaSpainHong KongIndiaIndonesiaItalySingaporeThailandVietnam
China, Spain, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release dateDecember, 2017January, 2020
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.79 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)72.8 x 151.8 millimeters (2.87 x 5.98 in)76.6 x 165.3 millimeters (3.02 x 6.51 in)
Weight157 grams (5.5 ounces)208 grams (7.28 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 5 (16GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.2 NougatAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 5 (16GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SDM765 (7nm)
CPU processor1.8Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.4Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Prime
2.2Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 475 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 600MhzQualcomm Adreno 620
RAM memory2GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)128GB (107GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 5 (16GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.7" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1440 pixels1080x2400 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 5 (16GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF) and nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800 (China version), GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkGlobal version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China/Taiwan version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4

China version:
LTE 850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)

India/Italy/Thailand/Vietnam version:
LTE 850/1800/2100 (Bands 1,3,5)
TD-LTE 2300/2500 (Bands 40,41)

Spain/Singapore/Indonesia version:
LTE 800/850/900/1700/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,4,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2300/2600 (Bands 38,40)
LTE Cat15/13 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA Sub6 (Bands 41, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingXiaomi Redmi 5 (16GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraXiaomi Redmi 5 (16GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.41/5.0"1.75µm
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.72" inches
Pixel size1.25µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi 5 (16GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels(dual front camera)
20 megapixels
2MP depthf/2.41/5"1.75µm
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 5 (16GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi 5 (16GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 5 (16GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Light Blue, Rose Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Plastic frame
- Aluminum back
- 2.5D glass screen edge
- 18:9 ratio screen
- MIUI 9.1
- Silicone case included
- Fast battery charging 5V/2A
- WiFi display, direct, hotspot
- Colors: Blue, Red, Purple, White
- Display: 20:9, HDR10+, 120Hz
- MIUI 11
- Game Turbo 2.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 5 (16GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3300 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging30W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standby17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 5 (16GB)Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G (128GB/6GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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