Nokia 6 (2018) vs Xiaomi Note 5 Pro: mid-range smartphone comparison

Nokia 6 (2018) and Xiaomi Note 5 Pro are one of the best mid-range smartphones currently available in the market. On April 4, HMD-backed Nokia has launched three smartphones, Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco in India.

Talking about Nokia 6 it is priced at Rs 16,999.  On the other hand, Xiaomi Note 5 Pro is priced at Rs 13,999 for 4GB RAM, 64GB storage variant and Rs 16,999 for 6GB RAM, 64GB storage variant.

Display and Processor

Nokia 6 (2018) features a 5.5-inch FullHD IPS LCD display with 1920×1080 pixels resolution and a 2.5D curved display. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor paired with 3GB or 4GB RAM.

On the other side, Xiaomi Note 5 Pro sports a 5.99-inch full HD+ with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D curved glass. The handset is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor with 4 and 6GB RAM options.


Both the smartphones sport Bluetooth v5.0 with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, and hotspot. For data transfer and charging, Note 5 Pro has USB 2.0 while, Nokia 6 comes with Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. Xiaomi’s phone has 4,00mAh battery, while Nokia 6 packs 3,000mAh.


Nokia’s device carries a 16MP rear Carl Zeiss camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual LED dual-tone flash. The front-facing camera is 8MP with a f/2.0 aperture.

The Redmi Note 5 Pro features a dual rear camera, 12 MP + 5 MP with f/2.2 and f/2.0 aperture respectively. On the front, handset marks 20 MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture.

Shailesh Sharma


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