Xiaomi has launched their latest budget smartphone, the Redmi Note 5 which is the successor to their most popular smartphone, the Redmi Note 4. The company has launched another variant alongside – Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro which comes with Dual rear cameras and little upgrades in the processor, camera segment. The device has similar design in the back of the device while the front of the device is upgraded with 18:9 aspect ratio display having thin bezels and having similar footprint as a 5.5-inch device.
The Redmi Note 5 comes with 5.99-inch FHD+ having 18:9 aspect ratio with 403ppi pixel density, it comes with 2.5D rounded display corners. It comes with resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The device is powered by 2.0GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor coupled with Adreno 506 GPU. The Redmi Note 5 comes in two variants based on RAM and Storage – 3GB / 32GB and 4GB / 64GB Storage variants.
Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5:
Display: 5.99-inch FHD+ 18:9 display having 403ppi pixel density with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 2.0GHz with Adreno 506 GPU
RAM and Storage: 3GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage
Camera: 12MP rear camera with 1.25um pixel size with LED flash and a 5MP front facing camera with LED selfie light
OS: Android N OS with MIUI 9
Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, WiFi, GPS, Fingerprint sensor, 2 hybrid SIM cards.
The Rear camera is a 12MP sensor with 1.25um main camera with LED flash along with a 5MP front facing rear camera with LED selfie light which comes with features like Beautify 3.0 and capable of recording 1080p video at 30fps. The fingerprint sensor is located on the back of the device. It comes with Android 7 Nougat out of the box with MIUI 9 on top. The Redmi Note 5 comes with 4000mAh battery, it comes with Micro USB 2.0 port.
The Redmi Note 5 is priced at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage variant while the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 11,999. The device is available in Black, Gold, Rose Gold and Lake Blue colors. The device is available for sale on Flipkart.