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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32GB)

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

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 XXiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)04Points
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)
5.99"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

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10PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32GB)
5.99"
IPS

1080x2160

12
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32GB)

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 Plus (32GB)4 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)vsRedmi Note 5 (32GB)10 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32GB)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core18%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+180 grams (6.3 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs181 grams (6.34 ounces)
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
3GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR4XAdvantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1080x2160 pixels13%
Higher resolution screen
368 PPIvs+403 PPI10%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 12MPvs+(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP42%
Higher resolution main camera
Dual-LED flashvs+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
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+(front) 13MP160%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)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+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

36 Common items in both devices
32GB (23GB available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Aluminum body, glass front, aluminum back with plastic ends / Aluminum body, glass front
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
+29 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32GB)
ModelRedmi 5 Plus (32GB)Redmi Note 5 (32GB)
Other model names红米5 Plus (32GB + 3GB RAM) MEG7, Xiaomi Vince红米Note 5 AI双摄 MEE7S, MEG7S, Redmi Note 5 AI Dual Camera
Country or region availableChinaHong KongSingaporeTaiwan
China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan
ChinaIndonesiaMalaysiaThailandVietnam
China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release dateFebruary, 2018March, 2018
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75.45 x 158.5 millimeters (2.97 x 6.24 in)75.4 x 158.6 millimeters (2.97 x 6.24 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)181 grams (6.34 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, aluminum back with plastic endsAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.2 NougatAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.1 Oreo
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)
CPU processor2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 509
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (23GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (23GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.99" inches5.99" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~77.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x2160 pixels (18:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)368 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32GB)
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)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,5)
TD-LTE (Bands 40,41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12

China version:
LTE (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)

Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Vietnam version:
LTE (Bands 1,3,4,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40)

Taiwan version:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,20,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40)

VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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
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 Plus (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraXiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32GB)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.01.25µm
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.25µm pixel1.4µm 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 only main camera
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32GB)
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
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Rose Gold
- 2.5D glass screen edge
- 18:9 ratio screen
- MIUI 9.5
- Silicone case included
- WiFi display, direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Rose Gold
- 2.5D glass screen edge
- 18:9 ratio screen
- MIUI 9
- Silicone case included
- WiFi display, direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (32GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.79W/kg (head) | 1.03W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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