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Xiaomi Redmi 5 4GB/32GB vs Motorola Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Redmi 5 vs Motorola Moto G5 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Motorola Moto G5 X07Xiaomi Redmi 5 4GB/32GB
Xiaomi Redmi 5 4GB/32GB
5.7"
IPS

720x1440

12
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Xiaomi Redmi 5 X10Motorola Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB
Motorola Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB
5"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2800
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Motorola Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


07 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 5 4GB/32GB
Redmi 5 4GB/32GBvsMoto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB
 58%58%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 33%33%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR3vs3GB LPDDR3
 130%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (23GB user available)vs16GB (10GB user available)
 23%23%
+Thinner
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)
 14%14%
+Larger screen
5.7"vs5"
 18%18%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3300 mAhvs2800 mAh
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 3vsNot supported

10 Advantages Motorola Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB
Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GBvsRedmi 5 4GB/32GB
 8%8%
+Lighter
145 grams (5.08 ounces)vs157 grams (5.5 ounces)
 100%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x1920 pixelsvs720x1440 pixels
 56%56%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
441 PPIvs282 PPI
 7%7%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 13MPvs(back) 12MP
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 10%10%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/2.0 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
Advantage
+Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
Android 8.1 OreovsAndroid 7.1.2 Nougat
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Advantage
+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vsNot supported

31 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) 5MP
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G LTE
150 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
4.2 version A2DP
MicroUSB 2.0 / MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 5 4GB/32GBMotorola Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB
ModelRedmi 5 4GB/32GBMoto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB
Also known as紅米5, Xiaomi Redmi 5 4GB RAM/32GB MDE1, Xiaomi RosyLenovo Moto G5 Dual-Sim 3GB RAM 16GB, Motorola Cedric
Country or region availableChinaHong KongEuropeTurkey
BrandXiaomiMotorola
Release dateDecember, 2017March, 2017
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)72.8 x 151.8 millimeters (2.87 x 5.98 in)73 x 144.3 millimeters (2.87 x 5.68 in)
Weight157 grams (5.5 ounces)145 grams (5.08 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, front glass, aluminum back with plastic ends
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 5 4GB/32GBMotorola Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.2 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.1 Oreo
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 5 4GB/32GBMotorola Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937 (28nm)
CPU processor1.8Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 600MhzQualcomm Adreno 505 450Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (23GB user available)16GB (10GB user available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 5 4GB/32GBMotorola Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.7" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1440 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Redmi 5 4GB/32GBMotorola Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB
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
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF) and nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4 850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat4 700/800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,19,20,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2600 (Bands 38,40)
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, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
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
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Redmi 5 4GB/32GBMotorola Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraXiaomi Redmi 5 4GB/32GBMotorola Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB
Main camera12 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.25µm pixelfeature not registered
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
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Redmi 5 4GB/32GBMotorola Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB
Front camera5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 5 4GB/32GBMotorola Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Redmi 5 4GB/32GBMotorola Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 5 4GB/32GBMotorola Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
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: Lunar Grey, Fine Gold
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Redmi 5 4GB/32GBMotorola Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3300 mAh2800 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredGK40 / 10W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standby17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Redmi 5 4GB/32GBMotorola Moto G5 XT1676 3GB/16GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered