Nokia 7 Plus vs Redmi Note 5 Pro Camera Comparison

Nokia 7 Plus vs Redmi Note 5 Pro Camera Comparison

The Nokia 7 Plus was first unveiled by HMD Global-owned at MWC 2018 this year. The mid-range smartphone launches in India later this month and has already got a lot of people interested in it. However, there’s another phone in India which has a lot of people interested — the Redmi Note 5 Pro. 

There’s a huge price difference between the two phones, but the Redmi Note 5 Pro is known to give tough competition to phones well above its price category. Ultimately, apart from software, the major difference between the two phones is in the camera department. The Nokia 7 Plus sports a pretty impressive dual-camera setup, but then the Redmi Note 5 Pro has managed to surprise everyone with its impressive camera performance this time around. So, between the two, which phone has a better camera? Let’s find out in our camera comparison.

Nokia 7 Plus vs Redmi Note 5 Pro Camera Comparison


On paper, the Nokia 7 Plus has a clear advantage over the Redmi Note 5 Pro in the camera specs department. But then, superior hardware does not always translate into better photos.

Basis of Difference Nokia 7 Plus Redmi Note 5 Pro
Primary camera 12MP, f1/.7 12MP, f2.2
1.4um pixel 1.25um pixel
Secondary camera 13MP, f/2.6 5MP depth sensor, f/2.2
1.0um pixel 1.12um pixel
2x Optical zoom
Front camera 16MP 20MP, f/2.2
Others 4K video recording Full HD video recording
Portrait mode Portrait mode
OZO Audio
Zeiss optics

Camera Samples

With the specs out of the way, it is now time to compare the photos taken from both phones. All photos from the Nokia 7 Plus are on the left, while those clicked from the Redmi Note 5 Pro are on the right.

As you can see from the camera comparison above, the Redmi Note 5 Pro manages to give the Nokia 7 Plus a fair run for its money but in the end, the latter is able to capture better photos — particularly in low-light scenes — thanks to its superior camera hardware. What do you think about the camera performance of the two handsets?