Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Review: Camera, Specs, Features, Performance, And More


Redmi Note 5 will be a Flipkart exclusive with a price range starting from Rs. 9,999 for the variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, and Rs. 11,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage option. It is the world's first device with Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor.

5- The Mi TV 4 will be available in India from 2PM, February 22. The devices will be available across Xiaomi's official website, Flipkart and even Mi Home. The company, which is expected to close 2017 with sales of $2 billion on the back of huge traction for its mobile phones, says that it will open the self-owned "Mi Home" stores across major towns and cities to deepen its engagement with the market. Both phones are equipped with a 12-megapixel main camera.

Since its entry in the Indian market in 2014, Xiaomi has been primarily engaged in smartphone manufacturing. Let's check the details about Xiaomi's latest and greatest.

Both, the Redmi Note 5 as well as the Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with the same 5.99-inch display and have the FullHD+ resolutions while the Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with a slightly better contrast ratio at 1500:1 vs 1000:1 found on the Redmi Note 5 according to the spec sheet. The 16 GB storage with 2 GB RAM variant is now eliminated which left us only two variants - 32 GB storage with 3 GB RAM and 64 GB storage with 4 GB RAM.

The Redmi Note 5 Pro is the first Xiaomi model to feature a full-screen 18:9 design and dual camera. The device is to come with special charger especially for the Indian Market and a free silicon case with the charger powered by a Snapdragon 625 processor. It features Qualcomm Kryo cores which are typically only seen on the flagship-grade Snapdragon 800-series of SoCs. Redmi Note 5 Pro has 4GB and 6GB RAM while the OnePlus 5T has 6GB RAM and 8GB RAM. The rest of the four low-firing Kryo cores can deliver up to 1.6GHz. This is first time the company launched a TV outside China.

The Redmi 5 Plus boasts a 5.99-inch display while the Redmi 5 comes with a 5.7-inch display. The familiar antenna lines on the back have been retained from the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, and so is the circular fingerprint sensor. The camera samples for the Redmi Note 5 Pro have not been outed, thanks to GSMArena and they sure show a device with a powerful camera setup. The aspect ratio of the display is 18:9.

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Very surprisingly, there is also a front-facing LED flash to illuminate the images, for dark lit surroundings.

Connectivity options on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB. The Note 5 Pro starts at INR13,999 for the 4/64GB model and tops out at INR16,999 for the 6/64GB variant. The phone has a dual rear camera with 20MP and 16MP sensor and on the front, there is a 16MP camera. For selfies, there is a 5MP camera.

Smartphone and gadget maker Xiaomi announced the launch of the Mi TV and Redmi Note.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with an aperture of f/2.2, a 1.25-micron pixel size, PDAF, EIS, and an LED flash module.

The cherry on the top for Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro will be Face Unlock, which uses AI-based computing. The feature will be shipped in March this year through OTA update.