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Xiaomi Redmi 5



Xiaomi Redmi 5 Overview

The Redmi 5 gives you a large 5.7-inch display and a high-quality camera. So, it is perfect for taking photos and viewing them instantly on your phone. The display also has a wide 18:9 aspect ratio, giving you more space to interact.


The colourful metal body enhances the look and strength of the phone. With 2.5D screen edges offering a fluid transition between the display and casing. So, there are no sharp edges and the phone is comfortable to hold and looks amazing.

Reinforced corner design, speaker protection mesh and a precisely polished cover glass panel further enhance the design. The corner design protects against drops, while the speaker mesh reduces the build-up of dust resulting in loss of volume during calls. Finally, the glass panel as you would expect offers extra protection to your display.


The 5.7-inch display of the Redmi 5 is stunning, it benefits from having a wide 18:9 aspect ratio. So, games look better, and you have more space to interact with the internet and social apps. It also improves watching movies on your phone and viewing photos.

The rounded edges of the display perfectly with the rest of the phone. Further enhancing the look and feel.


A high-quality 12MP camera is included, which has a larger 1.25µm pixel size. This ensures you can capture great photos, even in poor conditions. For example, when you are in an environment with little light available. As more light can be captured and utilized.

Your photos will also benefit from the inclusion of HDR, burst mode, Panorama features and PDAF for enhanced focusing.

With Beautify 3.0 you can capture gorgeous portraits using the front 5MP camera.

Reasons to by Xiaomi Redmi

  • Android 7.1.2 (Nought) – access to the latest apps
  • High-quality 12MP camera – large 1.25µm pixel size
  • Large 5.7-inch display – 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Colourful metal body – 2.5 screen edge for a seamless look
  • Octa-core Snapdragon 450 processor – efficient and powerful
  • 3300mAh battery – for long battery life
  • 4G/LTE connectivity, Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi 802 b/g/n

Colours and memory variants

The Redmi 5 is available with either 16GB, or 32GB of internal storage and 2/3GB RAM. This can be expanded with micro SD cards up to 128GB.

Several colour options are offered including Black, Gold, Blue and Rose Gold (please note not all colours may be available through Clove Technology).

SIM Free / Unlocked stock

When you order a Redmi 5 from Clove Technology, you will receive an official UK or EU specification SIM Free handset.

All our phones are factory unlocked and ready for use with UK, EU & most global SIM cards.

The phones have support for global GSM & 3G networks; for 4G / LTE support outside of the EU, please check the specifications.

EU Models

Where a product option states "EU Model", it will have been sourced directly from a European supplier. These phones should come factory sealed with the original Xiaomi Charger (Europlug 2-pin).

Dual SIM options

Xiaomi manufactures the Redmi 5 in both single & hybrid dual SIM versions. If an option for sale on Clove Technology specifies "DUAL SIM" then it has the hybrid slot. If DUAL SIM is not mentioned in the option, please assume that it is the single SIM version of the handset.

What’s in the box

  • Xiaomi Redmi 5
  • Power Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • User Guide/Warranty card
  • SIM insertion tool


SIM Free & UnlockedYes
Operating SystemAndroid
  • Version7.1.2( Nought)
  • Custom Skin
  • Speed1.8GHz
  • Dual Core
  • Quad Core
  • Make/ModelSnapdragon 450, 14nm FINFET 1.8GHz max - Octa-core
  • OtherAdreno 506
Expansion SlotYes
  • TypeMicroSD
  • Capacity (Up to)Up to 128GB
RAM2 / 3 GB
Internal StorageYes
  • Capacity16/32GB
  • TouchscreenYes
  • Size5.7
  • TypeIPS LCD
  • Resolution 1440 x 720 (282 PPI)
  • Other18:9 screen aspect ratio, Night display, Reading mode, Colour temperature adjustment, Standard mode
  • Frequencies850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • Speed
  • Frequencies850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
  • Speed
  • Frequencies1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
  • Speed
  • Version4.2
  • FunctionsA2DP, LE
  • Version802.11 b/g/n
  • Version
  • DataMicro USB 2.,0
  • PowermicroUSB
  • Audio
  • Video Out
Device Controls
  • Keyboard
  • Optical Trackpad
  • Hardware Buttons
  • Other
  • Antenna TypeGPS / GLONASS / Beidou
  • A-GPSYes
  • Built-in SoftwareGoogle Maps
  • Megapixels12MP
  • FlashAuto Focus and LED Flash
  • Camera Lens1.25μm large pixel, 5-element lens, ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • OtherPDAF, Low light enhancement, HDR, Panorama, Burst mode, Face recognition
Front Facing CameraYes
  • Type5MP, Beautify 3.0, Selfie countdown, Face recognition, LED Selfie-Light
  • AccelerometerYes
  • Proximity SensorYes
  • Digital Compass
  • GyroscopeYes
  • Light SensorYes
  • FormatsMP4, M4VMKV, XVID, WAV, AAC, MP3, AMR, FLAC
  • Recording
  • Formats
  • Recording
Near Field Communication
FM Radio
  • Capacity3300mAh
  • TypeLi-Po
  • Removable
Call Time
  • GSM
  • 3G
Standby Time
  • GSM
  • 3G
Dimensions151.8 x 72.8 x 7.7 mm
Weight 157g


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