Home Tech Comparison Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 vs Nokia X6 — Specs Comparison

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 vs Nokia X6 — Specs Comparison

May is the month of these two devices. With Nokia X6 officially released in China and Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 got released here in the Philippines. While we do have patience in the official PH of Nokia X6, we just cannot wait to compare these two side-by-side to see which one is better in terms of specifications.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Nokia X6 differences

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 pros over Nokia X6

  • Larger screen 5.99-inch
  • 4000 mAh battery capacity

Nokia X6 pros over Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

  • Adreno 509
  • Dual 16MP + 5MP rear camera
  • 16MP front-facing camera
  • Face Unlock

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Nokia X6 similarities

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  • Android 8.1 Oreo

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 comes with a larger screen with a 5.99-inch FHD+ screen 2.5D curved glass with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. While Nokia X6 has 5.8-inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19:9. From the looks of it, Xiaomi is heavier with 180 gram also with measurements of 158.5 x 75.5 x 8.1 mm while Nokia X6 has dimension measurements of 147.2 x 71 x 8 mm weighing 153 grams.

Under the hood, both devices carry the same chipset and run the same operating system, however, Nokia has the higher GPU with Adreno 509 while Redmi note 5 has Adreno 506. Apart from that, both have two storage variants with Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 having 3GB RAM + 32GB / 4GB RAM + 64GB storage while Nokia X6 has 4GB RAM + 32GB storage or 4GB/6GB RAM + 64GB storage.

Going to the camera department, Nokia X6 has more quality on the photos with 16-megapixel + 5-megapixel rear camera and a 16-megapixel front-facing camera. For the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, it also houses dual 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel with a 13-megapixel front-facing camera. Not bad for a smartphone.

Unlike the Nokia X6, Redmi Note 5 doesn’t have the facial recognition technology while its older brother has this feature. When it comes to the phone’s lifespan Redmi Note 5 is packed with a whopping 4000 mAh while Nokia only has 3060 mAh battery capacity.

Looking through the specs comparison, which one do you think suits you best?

SPECS Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Nokia X6
Display 5.99″ FHD+, 18:9 ratio, 2160 x 1080) 2.5D curved glass, 403 ppi 5.8″ IPS LCD display, 1080 x 2280, 19:9 ratio, 435 ppi
Dimensions 158.5 x 75.5 x 8.1 mm, 180g 147.2 x 71 x 8 mm, 153g
Color Black, Gold, Blue, Rose Gold Black, Blue, White
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
GPU Adreno 506 Adreno 509
Memory 3GB RAM + 32GB / 4GB RAM + 64GB storage 4GB RAM + 32GB storage or 4GB/6GB RAM + 64GB storage
Main Camera 12MP f/1.9 + 5MP f/2.0 w/ Dual Pixel PDAF and dual tone LED flash Dual: 16 MP (f/2.0, giro-EIS) + 5 MP (f/2.2), phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash
Front camera 13MP w/ LED Selfie-light, Beautify 4.0 16MP f/2.0
Connectivity WiFi, 3G, LTE w/ VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, OTG, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, dual SIM (hybrid) Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, Type-C reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Security Fingerprint scanner Face Unlock and Fingerprint scanner
OS Android 8.1 Oreo Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3060 mAh battery
Official Price Php 11, 990
  • 4GB RAM + 32GB storage – CNY 1,299 (approx. Php 10, 644)
  • 4GB RAM + 64GB storage – CNY 1,499 (approx. Php 12,283)
  • 6GB RAM + 64GB storage – CNY 1,699 (approx. 13, 922)


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