Xiaomi Redmi Note5 Price in Kenya & Specs

The Xiaomi Redmi Note5 is a phone that was released by the Xiamomi manufacturers into the market in the month of February 2018.

It has a resolution of 1080 by 2160 that enables you to have the best view of things on your phone.

The speed of Xiaomi Redmi Note5 is 2GHz which is fast enough for average use. Remember most phones that you see people having, have the same speed.

Xiaomi Redmi Note5 Price in Kenya

The price is the most important factor to consider before you purchase your smartphone. In Kenya, there are different people who sell this type of phone. You can get in different stores but remember the price differs from one store to another.

The difference is based on many factors such the shipping costs, amount of cash for business permits, demand and location.

To overcome all those challenges you can decide to get one from the online stores which are much cheap, efficient and effective

Online shop like Jumia Kenya delivers the phone to the location you will wish to get it from.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note5 cost Ksh 16,899 on Jumia Kenya.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note5 specifications

The network technology is GSM/HSPA/LTE and as early stated it was launched in the month of February 2018.


It measures 158.6 x 75.4 x 8.1 mm (6.24 x 2.97 x 0.32 in) though it has a weight of 181g.

When you check out the phone you realize that the front is made up of glass while the rest of the body is made of aluminium

The good thing is that the phone is a dual sim phone. The sim card used is nano


The screen type is IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen of 16 colours.

It has a display size of 5.99 inches

The display resolution is 1080 by 2160

The phone is a multitouch. This is a feature that enables you to touch many things at ones. For example, you can be touching the screen at the same time with your three children. The good thing is, the phone will sense the touches and start executing the instructions fed it.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note5 has a corning gorilla glass for protection. This protection glass gives the phone a long life and helps avoid scratches.


The operating system is Android 7.1.2 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.1 (Oreo). The Oreo is fast enough since it speeds up the rate at which the phons Apps open. Am sure you will want to open Apps at the highest speed. If that is the case, then, you need to upgrade from Nougat to Android 8.1 Oreo. They may be the same operating systems but at some point, they differ.

The Android Oreo 8.1 preserves battery much better as compared to Android Nougat 7

The operating system is user-friendly and it gives customization features for you to use.

The chipset installed in the phone is Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm). The chipset makes gaming enjoyable and delivers high phone performance. This type of chipset is so powerful compared to the previous chipsets that have been in the markets.

The integration in the chipset gives super viewing experience.

Are you a guru in games and browsing? if yes, then the Xiaomi Redmi Note5 is here for you. The  Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 has made things much better when compared to the previous generations.

Enjoy fast download speed which most people are lacking.


The phone CPU is Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260. This type of CPU is better in performance compared to the Cortex A53.

Inefficiency, it lags behind the Cortex A53.

The Kryo 260 is made up of 4 semi-custom Cortex-A73 cores and 4 semi-custom Cortex-A53 cores. This is why it is more powerful than the previous processors.

Don’t you need such a phone with high-quality CPU?  I bet yes. The what are you waiting, just order yours now and make a difference in your life. There are a few smart people out there who have enjoyed this type of technology.


The internal storage is 64 GB

The phone RAM is 4 GB or you can get the 6GB at a higher price than what I have written under the price heading.

There is an expansion slot that allows you to use a microSD card of up to 256 GB.

Note that RAM is so crucial since it determines the phone performance. Your phone can be an 8 core with low performance if it has low RAM while somebody having a quad-core phone enjoys high performance because of high RAM. The  Xiaomi Redmi Note5 has a high RAM that makes it one of the best performing phones which are affordable in the market.

Consider buying this phone because you avoid a lot of stress other people are facing. You will be multitasking smoothly without your phone encountering any crash or hangs. If you love sharing, you must be knowing of your friends who are crying because their phones hang when they are multitasking.

To avoid such stress they are undergoing, just try the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. You will not regret.


The main camera is dual with 12 MP, f/2.2, 1.25µm, PDAF.

The features of the main camera are Dual-LED flash, panorama, HDR

video is 1080p@30fps

The selfie camera is single with 20 MP, f/2.2, 1/2.8″, 1.0µm

The main camera has been improved to enhance fast focusing

You will enjoy better and attractive photos that leave people amazed. Memories will not get lost.

The camera is of high quality since it can take photos in a low light quality environment.


The alert types include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot

There is Bluetooth, GPS, Infrared port, Radio and USB microUSB.


In the phone, the following sensors have been instaled to help out in different fields. The fingerprint that is mounted at the rear, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass. Every sensor has its use.


Enjoy thread view, MMS, email and email push.


The battery is non-removable

Type of the battery is Li-Po

Battery capacity is 4000mAh.


You are free to buy a phone colour you love. The phone comes in different colours such as Black, Champagne Gold, Rose Gold, Lake Blue.

Customer Reviews

One says, “This is The best budget phone ever you get in the market. Superb performance no hanging and lagging at all. I really appreciate Xiaomi for this model. I love this phone a lot. And it has very good battery life My phone last around 1.5 days easily..”

Amit Kumar admits,”Pros- 1.) FHD+ Display with less bezels. 2.) Battery life is very good. 3.) Front Camera is awesome with portrait mode. 4.) Face Recognition and Fingerprint Scanner. Cons:- 1.) Hybrid Sim-Slot (SIM1 + SIM2/SD Card) 2.) Rear Camera is average. I’m using this device since July and fully satisfied with Redmi Note 5. The only problem I faced is Rear Camera suffers in low-light conditions. Rest is fine. So I recommend people to buy Xiaomi Redmi Note 5.”


  • Looks and feels classy
  • High performance
  • Better battery


  • Camera

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