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Xiaomi Mi 5

Xiaomi Mi 5
  • CPU: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820
  • RAM: 4 GB RAM
  • Storage: 32 GB / 64 GB
  • Display: 5.2-inch FHD 1080p
  • Camera: Rear: 16-megapixel Front: 8-megapixel
  • Battery: Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Xiaomi Mi 5 - Specs

General

  • Model
    Mi-5

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen,
  • Size
    5.2 inch
  • Resolution
    Full-HD (1920x1080)
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    554 ppi
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820
  • Processor CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Quad-core 2.2 GHz & quad-core 1.8 GHz
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Adreno 530
  • RAM RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    4 GB RAM
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    32 GB / 64 GB
  • Expandable memory Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    No
  • Fingerprint Scanner Fingerprint recognition or fingerprint authentication refers to the automated method of verifying a match between two human fingerprints. Fingerprints are one of many forms of bio metrics used to identify individuals and verify their identity.
  • USB
    Micro USB Port
  • Sound Sound is a vibration that propagates as a typically audible mechanical wave of pressure and displacement, through a medium such as air or water.
    Normal stereo speakers
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint (ultrasound), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

Camera

  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    16 MP
  • Video
    [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], HDR
  • Camera Features
    Autofocus, OIS , Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    Yes , dual-LED flash
  • Front Camera
    8 MP, 1080p

Network

  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    1 SIM Slot
  • 3G Network
    UMTS/WCDMA: B1/2/4/5/6/8/9/19
  • 4G Network
    LTE (FDD): B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/9/17/19/20/28
  • VoLTE Voice over Long-Term Evolution (VoLTE) is a standard for high-speed wireless communication for mobile phones and data terminals.
    Not Supported

Connectivity

  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • 3.5mm Jack A phone connector, also known as phone jack, audio jack, headphone jack or jack plug
  • USB OTG USB On-The-Go, often abbreviated to USB OTG or just OTG, is a specification first used in late 2001 that allows USB devices, such as tablets or smartphones
  • FM Radio
  • Fast Charging Fast Charging is the speed at which a device can charge
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
  • VR Support

Pros & Cons

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

7.0 3.5 1
  • Design 7 / 10
  • Display 7 / 10
  • Software 5 / 10
  • Performance 8 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10
  • Camera 7 / 10

We know that the Mi 5 is a year-old device but still, the smartphone is worth considering in best phone under 25000 Rs List. The device is available in three color White/Gold/Black with all-metal finish. Coming to the specification of the device, it is packed with a 1.8 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, which is backed by an Adreno 530 GPU. The device features 3GB of RAM and 32 & 64 GB of internal storage, which can be expandable via micro-SD card.

The Mi 5 comes with a beautiful display featuring a 5.2 inch full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) LCD screen with 428Ppi of pixel density. The screen is also protected with a Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The fingerprint sensor is installed on the dedicated home button.

The Mi 5 has a 16-megapixel rear camera with and awesome f/2.0 aperture, which can record 4k video too. It also has Optical image stabilization for better imaging. The front of the device is a 4-megapixel shooter with a f/2.0 aperture. The device is action packed with a 3,000mAh battery which delivers a long-lasting performance. The smartphone also supports Qualcomm quick charger technology and comes with an Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Xiaomi’s MIUI 7.0 on top of it.

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Pros:

  • Good CPU performance.
  • Good RAM.
  • Good camera performance.

Cons:

  • Front camera could be better.

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