Redmi 5 vs Micromax Canvas Infinity Comparison of Bezel-less Phones

Updated on 2017-12-10 by Shivam Setia

redmi 5 vs micromax canvas infinity

Redmi 5 and Micromax Canvas Infinity are the first budget phones to have a bezel-less display.

Let's take a look at Redmi 5 vs Micromax Canvas Infinity complete detailed comparison of features, pros cons and Specs.

1. Design & Display

Redmi 5 features a 5.7-inch HD+ bezel-less display with 720p resolution while canvas infinity has a 5.7 HD display with 720p resolution. So the Redmi 5 has a slightly better display here. 

2. SOC/Processor Comparison

Redmi 5 is powered by a slightly better Snapdragon 450 processor than Snapdragon 425 that powers Canvas Infinity.

3. RAM & Storage Comparison

Redmi 5 comes in two variants 2GB/16GB and 3GB/32GB. Canvas infinity comes in a single variant of 3GB/32GB. 

Redmi 5 has a hybrid sim slot while Canvas Infinity has a Dedicated MicroSD card slot which allows it to be used as a proper dual sim device with expandable storage.

4. Software Comparison

Both the MIUI 9 powering Redmi 5 and the custom UI of Micromax Canvas Infinity have bloatware and are not the best. But comparing the duo, the software experience on Redmi 5 is better.

5.Camera Comparison

The rear Camera on the Canvas Infinity is a 13MP sensor while Redmi 5 has a 12MP sensor. The performance of Redmi 5 is better here because of better optimizations available from Redmi.

On the front side, Canvas Infinity has a 16MP sensor and Redmi 5 has a 5 MP sensor. Canvas Infinity has a slightly better quality in the front camera.

6. Battery & Charging Comparison

The battery pack on Redmi 5 is rated at 3300mAH while Canvas Infinity has a 2980mAH rating battery. With better optimizations available in Redmi 5, the battery life is better compared to the Canvas Infinity. There is no fast charging available on either of the smartphones.

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Features Comparison

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Features

  • 3 GB RAM | 32 GB ROM
  • 5.7" HD+ Display 1440 x 720p
  • Rear Camera: 12MP
  • Front Camera: 5MP
  • 3300 mAh Battery
  • Best Price Rs. 8999

Micromax Canvas Infinity Features

  • 3 GB RAM | 32 GB ROM
  • 5.7" HD Display 720p
  • Rear Camera: 13MP
  • Front Camera: 16MP
  • 2980 mAh Battery
  • Best Price Rs. 5999

Pros Comparison

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Pros

  • The build quality of the Redmi 5 is solid and device feels good in hand.
  • The large display on the front gives a premium feel to the device.
  • The front and back camera performs well outdoors/in daylight.
  • Around 1.5 day backup on a single charge.
  • Snapdragon 450 performs well and there is no lag.

Micromax Canvas Infinity Pros

  • Edge to edge display in this price range.
  • Sturdy Build quality.
  • Dedicated dual SIM slots and a MicroSD slot.

Cons Comparison

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Cons

  • Hybrid sim slot is there which means you cannot use 2 sims with a MicroSD.
  • Average camera performance in low light conditions.

Micromax Canvas Infinity Cons

  • Not the best performance given the price point
  • Bloated UI on the Micromax skin
  • Heating issues either during continuous usage of 4G or gaming

Ratings Comparison

Xiaomi Redmi 5

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Micromax Canvas Infinity

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Specifications Comparison

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Micromax Canvas Infinity
Operating System Android 7.1.2 Android 7.1.2
Chipset Snapdragon 450 Snapdragon 425
Memory(RAM) 3GB 3GB
Intenal Storage 32GB 32GB
Expandable Storage Upto 128GB MicroSD Upto 256GB MicroSD
Primary Camera 12MP 13MP
Front Camera 5MP 16MP
Battery Capacity 3300mAh 2980mAh
Dual Sim Yes Yes
Screen Type LCD IPS LCD
Hybrid Sim Slot Yes No
Screen Size 5.7 5.7
Screen Resolution 18:9 HD+ 1440 x 720 pixels HD 780p
USB Type C No No
3.5mm Audio Jack Yes Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes
4G VOLTE Yes Yes
Weight 157gm 160gm
Thickness 7.7mm 9mm

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Redmi 5 certainly has an upper hand over Micromax Canvas Infinity mainly because of better optimization.

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