Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi S2

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Display

Display size

6.0 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2160 pixels
720 x 1440 pixels

Pixel density

403 ppi
269 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
LCD

Screen-to-body

77.44 %
74.58 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 506
Adreno 506

RAM

4 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat), Xiaomi MI UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
3080 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Flash
Flash, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.24 x 2.97 x 0.32 inches (158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05 mm)
6.33 x 3.04 x 0.32 inches (160.73 x 77.26 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

6.35 oz (180 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
6.00 oz (170 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue
Gold, Silver, Pink

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA
LTE, HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM, Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Infrared, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

Power adapter, USB cable, Warranty card, User guide, SIM insertion tool, Ultra-slim case
Power adapter, USB cable, SIM eject tool, Warranty card, User guide, Soft case
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