Comparison: Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro vs Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus / Note

We compare the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro (Price) to the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus / Note (Price): Which smartphone has the better camera and the larger display? Which has more memory, better features and a larger battery? We look at all differences.

Both smartphones can be categorized as mid-range phones.

Here are both mobile phone side by side; the Redmi Note 6 Pro on the left, the Redmi 5 Plus / Note on the right:

Redmi Note 6 Pro vs Redmi 5 Plus / Note. Size comparison

The back. The Redmi Note 6 Pro's dual camera is clearly visible:

Redmi Note 6 Pro vs Redmi 5 Plus / Note. View of main cameras

Redmi Note 6 Pro vs Redmi 5 Plus / Note


Main features and specification at a glance:

Redmi Note 6 Pro

  • Introduced
    September 2018
  • Category
    Mid-range
  • OS
    Android 8 (Oreo)
  • Body
    Aluminum and Plastic
  • Display
    6.26" - 1080 x 2280
  • Main camera
    12 Megapixel
  • Video
    1920 x 1080 Pixel
  • Dims
    157.9x76.4x8.26mm³
  • Weight
    182g
  • Price*
    c. $259.00
  • Datasheet
    Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro

Redmi 5 Plus / Note

  • Introduced
    February 2018
  • Category
    Mid-range
  • OS
    Android 7 (Nougat)
  • Body
    Aluminum and Plastic
  • Display
    6" - 1080 x 2160
  • Main camera
    12 Megapixel
  • Video
    3840 x 2160 Pixel
  • Dims
    158.5x75.5x8.1mm³
  • Weight
    180g
  • Price*
    c. $259.00
  • Datasheet
    Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus / Note

* Cheapest model when introduced.

Let's compare features and specs in more detail, with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro again in the left and the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus / Note in the right column. Body comes first:

BODY & DIMENSIONS

Redmi Note 6 Pro

Redmi 5 Plus / Note

BodyAluminum and PlasticAluminum and Plastic
Dims157.9 x 76.4 x 8.26mm³158.5 x 75.5 x 8.1mm³
Weight182g180g
Colors Xiaomi Body Color Xiaomi Body Color Xiaomi Body Color Xiaomi Body Color Xiaomi Body Color Xiaomi Body Color Xiaomi Body Color Xiaomi Body Color
ProtectionKeine AngabeKeine Angabe

Recommendation: For easy hands free operation, have a look at the practical full-metal Lamicall Smartphone Stand:

Smartphone Stand Cradle Portrait Landscape.

DISPLAY

Redmi Note 6 Pro

Redmi 5 Plus / Note

Horizontal1.080px.1.080px.
Vertical2.280px.2.160px.
Ratio19:918:9
Diagonal (in.)6.26"6"
Diagonal (mm)159mm152mm
Density403ppi400ppi
TypeLCD (IPS)LCD (IPS)

Recommendation: For cleaning LCD and OLED displays, pre-moistened wipes give the best results. We recommend the iCloth Cleaning Wipes:

Smartphone LCD OLED Display Cloth Cleaner

HARDWARE

Redmi Note 6 Pro

Redmi 5 Plus / Note

Processor/SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 636Snapdragon 625
CPU cores88
Clock rate1.800MHz2.000MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 509Adreno 506
GPU cores??
RAM*4GB4GB
ROM*64GB64GB
Expandablemax. 256GBmax. 128GB

* Maximum

PHONE, RADIO & NAVIGATION

Redmi Note 6 Pro

Redmi 5 Plus / Note

SIMNanoNano
Slots*22
GPRS 2G**44
UMTS 3G**44
LTE 4G**106
Wlan (802.11)a, b, g, n, aca, b, g, n
Bluetooth5.04.2
NFC
GPS
Glonass
Beidou
Galileo

* Maximum
** Bands

Recommendation: Fantastic sound quality and maximum portablility in a sleek package. We recommend the Bluetooth-connected Bose SoundLink Mini:

Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker iPhone Android.

PHOTO

Redmi Note 6 Pro

Redmi 5 Plus / Note

Main cameraDualSingle
    Focal length26mm26mm
    F-stopF1.9F2.2
    Resolution12 MP12 MP
    Stabilizer
    Zoom--
Selfie camera
    Resolution20 MP5 MP
Slow motion
Time lapse
RAW format
Panorama
HDR
Macro
Geotagging

VIDEO

Redmi Note 6 Pro

Redmi 5 Plus / Note

Main camera1920 x 10803840 x 2160
...max FPS3030
4K video
Selfie camera1920 x 10801920 x 1080
...max FPS3030

SENSORS

Redmi Note 6 Pro

Redmi 5 Plus / Note

Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Pressure
Hall effect
RGB light
Barometer
Magnetometer
Proximity
Iris
Heart rate
Fingerprint

CONNECTIVITY

Redmi Note 6 Pro

Redmi 5 Plus / Note

USB 2
USB 3
USB conn.Micro USBMicro USB
USB OTG
Headphones
Infrared

Recommendation: No more cable and adapter mess with these smart wireless earbuds. TheTBI Pro Bluetooth phones work up to six hours on a single charge:

TBI Pro Bluetooth Headphones.

BATTERY

Redmi Note 6 Pro

Redmi 5 Plus / Note

Size4.0004.000
Quick Charge
Wireless Charge
Removable

Our rating of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro

No rating available.

Our rating of the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus / Note

No rating available.

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