Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro officially launched in India Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro officially launched in India
In a press event in New Delhi, Xiaomi launched the next generation of its Redmi Note series smartphones ― Redmi Note 5 and Redmi... Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro officially launched in India

In a press event in New Delhi, Xiaomi launched the next generation of its Redmi Note series smartphones ― Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro. The highlight of the Redmi 5 Note Pro is, of course, is its vertical dual rear camera setup, while both the devices pack in a Full-Screen display and large 4,000 mAh battery.

Beginning with the Redmi Note 5 (pictured below), It features a 5.99-inch FHD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) display, octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC @2.0GHz, Adreno 506 GPU, 3/4 GB of RAM and 32/64GB of internal storage space (plus microSD card support).

Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro

You’ll also find a 12MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, 5 MP front-facing camera with LED selfie-light, and 4,000mAh battery with fast charging capabilities. There’s also included a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and headphone jack for millennials.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specifications:

  • Display: 5.99-inch FHD+ (2160 x 1080) | 18:9 Full Screen | 2.5D curved glass
  • Processor: 1.8GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 625 | Adreno 506 GPU
  • RAM: 3/4GB
  • Internal Storage: 32/64GB; expandable up to 128 GB with microSD card
  • Operating System: Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 9
  • Rear Camera: 12MP with dual-tone LED flash | f/2.2 aperture | 1.25μm pixels | PDAF
  • Front Camera: 5MP with LED flash | f/2.0 aperture | Beautify 4.0
  • Connectivity: Hybrid Dual SIM | 4G VoLTE | Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n | Bluetooth 4.2 | GPS
  • Battery: 4,000mAh
  • Dimensions: 158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05 mm
  • Weight: 180 grams
  • Other: Fingerprint sensor | Infrared sensor

As for the Redmi Note 5 Pro, it features a 5.99-inch Full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) display with 18:9 aspect ratio, an octa-core Snapdragon 636 processor @1.8 GHz, Adreno 506 GPU, 4/6GB of RAM, and 64GB of onboard storage (expandable via microSD).

Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro

On the front, you’ll find a 20MP IMX376 camera sensor with LED selfie-light and Face Unlock, while at the rear there’s a dual-camera setup with 12MP (IMX 486) + 5MP (Samsung Color) sensor to capture the depth information. Also, the Note 5 Pro’s front camera supports Portrait selfies powered by AI-based computing engine (Based on Xiaomi’s powerful deep learning algorithm). Further, the Redmi Note 5 Pro sports a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and it’s backed by a 4000mAh battery.

Both the handsets running MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat out of the box and comes with a Hybrid dual-SIM card slot that allows you to use two SIM cards as well as a microSD card simultaneously.

Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Specifications:

  • Display: 5.99-inch FHD+ (2160 x 1080) | 18:9 Full Screen | 2.5D curved glass
  • Processor: 1.8GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 636 | Adreno 509 GPU
  • RAM: 4/6GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB; expandable up to 128 GB with microSD card
  • Operating System: Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 9
  • Rear Camera: 12MP | Sony IMX486 sensor | 1.25μm pixels | f/2.2 aperture + 5MP | Samsung sensor | 1.12μm pixels | f/2.0 aperture | dual-tone LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 20MP | Sony IMX376 sensor | f/2.2 aperture | Beautify 4.0 | LED flash
  • Connectivity: Hybrid Dual SIM | 4G VoLTE | Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n | Bluetooth 5.0 | GPS
  • Battery: 4,000mAh
  • Dimensions: 158.6 × 75.4 × 8.05 mm
  • Weight: 181 grams
  • Other: Fingerprint sensor | Infrared sensor | A.I portrait selfies

Available in four colour variants – Black, Gold, Rose Gold and Lake Blue – the Redmi Note 5 is priced at INR 9999 for 3GB RAM model and INR 11999 for 4GB RAM variant. On the other hand, the Redmi Note 5 Pro is priced at INR 13999 for 4GB RAM model and 16999 for 6GB RAM variant. It’ll be available in four colour variants, including Black, Gold, Rose Gold and Lake Blue. The handsets will go on sale exclusively on Flipkart, Mi.com (Pro) and Mi Stores starting February 22. According to the Xiaomi, the new smartphones will also be available in offline channels very soon.

There are several launch offers for Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro. Reliance Jio users can get 100% additional 4G data, and there’s an INR 2200 cashback also available. As always, there’s special exchange offer from Flipkart as well as Flipkart Smart buy and Flipkart BuyBack Guarantee available for interested customers.

What do you think of the new Redmi Note series smartphones from Xiaomi? Let us know in the comments!

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