Xiaomi today at an event in New Delhi, with the company’s India head Manu Kumar Jain and product manager Jai Mani, announced the all-new Redmi Note 5 Pro. The brand hasn’t launched the Redmi Note 5 Pro in any other region, making India launch the debut of the smartphone.
The brand alongside also launched Redmi Note 5 and Mi TV 4.
- The Redmi Note 5 is the first Note series device to feature dual rear camera setup.
- It comes with 4GB and 6GB LPDDR4X RAM.
- It is also the first Note device to feature A.I embedded face unlock feature.
- The device will be offered in two variants: 4GB RAM and 64GB storage and 6GB RAM and 64GB storage variant.
Price and Availability
The device will be available in four color options, namely Black, Lake Blue, Gold, and Rose Gold with price starting Rs 13,999 (Approx. $218/ CNY 1385) for the 4 GB variant whereas the 6 GB variant costs Rs 16,999 (Approx. $265/ CNY 1681).
The availability of the device will be exclusive via Flipkart however, the date remains unknown.
Features and Specifications
The device flaunts a metal unibody design with a taller 18:9 aspect ratio. It sports a similar 5.99-inch Full HD+ display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels, a pixel density of 403ppi and 2.5D curved corners for protection.
The hardware of the device is powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 SoC integrated with Adreno 509 GPU. Memory and storage department offers 4GB LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB onboard storage as the base variant, while the top-end variant with 6GB LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB onboard storage.
As for the optics, the rear gets a dual camera setup that includes a 12MP primary sensor with an aperture f/2.2 alongside a 5MP secondary sensor with f/2.0 aperture with phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash.
For the front, it packs a 20MP Sony IMX376 camera with f/2.0, Beautify 4.0 and LED flash.
It runs on Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) based MIUI 9 out of the box. The hardware is fueled by a Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery. It measures 158.6 x 75.4 x 8.1 mm and weighs 181 grams.
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB. Sensors on board include a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
The box will include a special charger exclusively for the Indian market, along with a transparent silicon case free with the device.
|Redmi Note 5 Pro|
|Release date||2018, February|
|Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G bands||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Dimensions||158.6 x 75.4 x 8.1 mm|
|Build||Front glass, aluminum body|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Screen Size (Inches)||5.99 inches|
|Resolution||1080 x 2160 pixels|
|Ratio||18:9 ratio (403 ppi density)|
|Operating System||Android 7.1.2 (Nougat)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636|
|CPU||Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260|
|RAM||4 GB and 6 GB|
|Primary (Rear)||Dual: 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm) + 5 MP (f/2.0, 1.12 μm), phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR|
|Secondary (Front)||20 MP (f/2.0, 1/2.8"), LED flash, 1080p|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB Port||microUSB 2.0|
|Type||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Type||Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery|
|Colors||Black, Champagne Gold, Rose Gold, Blue|
|Price||4 GB + 64 GB Rs 13,999 (Approx. $218/ CNY 1385) 6 GB + 64 GB Rs 16,999 (Approx. $265/ CNY 1681).|