Editors Liked

  • Brilliant Performance, Super Affordable, Loved the sturdy build quality, Great power management, Competent cameras
  • Plenty of CPU and GPU power for the money, good call quality, long battery life, bright and high contrast display, Bluetooth 5.0 and 802.11 ac WiFi, reasonable surface temperatures under load, current version of Android, no throttling
  • Solid build quality, Bezel-less display, Smooth performance, Attractive pricing

Editors Didn't Like

  • No Quick Charge, Lack of USBC Type port
  • Relatively high power consumption, strong blue tint to the display, the microphone is frequently too sensitive, the OS is sometimes restrictive for apps
  • Misses out on dual-camera capabilities such as bokeh effect, Continues with the older micro-USB port, No fast charging, Photos by Raj Rout, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5