Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 pro launched along with Mi Smart TV

Xiaomi, the Chinese manufacturer recently claimed to be No.1 Smartphone brand in India in terms of sales. Today the company launched Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro along with Mi TV 4 in India. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro are the successors of its most selling Redmi Note 4 which was launched last year in January.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 pro have the new design trend that is 18:9 aspect ratio bezel-less display on the budget segment. Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro comes at a starting price of Rs.9,999 and Rs. 13,999 respectively. On the other side, the 55 inches, Mi Smart TV 4 is priced at Rs.39,999.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specifications

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Display

On the front, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has a 5.99″ FHD (1080×2160) display with a pixel density of 403ppi.

Processor

Redmi Note 5 is powered by 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC (clocked at up to 2.0 GHz) packed with Andreno 506 GPU.

Camera

The Smartphone comes with a 12 MP single rear-facing camera sensor with an aperture of f/2.2 (1.25 μm) with a dual-tone LED flash. For clicking selfies, it has a 5 MP sensor with an aperture of f/2.0. Feature-wise, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama, beautification mode are some of the options on this device.

Storage

Redmi Note 5 comes in two variants, 3GB RAM, and 32GB internal storage or 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The memory can be further expandable up to 128GB via Micro SD Card slot.

Connectivity and Sensors

It is a dual sim support smartphone with a hybrid sim slot. Connectivity options on the smartphone include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, 3.5 mm audio headphone jack, Micro USB 2.0 port for charging and data synchronizing. Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, proximity, compass are some basic sensors that it has. The smartphone has also a fingerprint scanner on the rear.

Software

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 runs on latest MIUI 9 based Android 7.1.1 Nogaut out of the box. The company promises to roll out Android Oreo update soon for this device.

Battery

The Smartphone has 4000 mAh non-removable lithium-ion battery which claims to give one full day of backup.

Built and Design

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 comes with an all-metal body design with different color options including Black, Gold, Light Blue, Rose Gold.

Price

The price of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is Rs. 9,999 and Rs.11,999 for the 3GB RAM/32GB ROM and 4GB RAM/64GB ROM respectively.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Specifications

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Display

As Redmi Note 5, Xiaomi Redmi

Note 5 Pro also has a 5.99″ FHD (1080×2160) display with a pixel density of 403ppi.

Processor

Redmi Note 5 Pro is powered by octa-core Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 636 SoC (based on 8*Cortex A73; clocked at up to 1.8 GHz) packed with Andreno 509 GPU.

Camera

In this department, the Smartphone gets lots of good stuff. Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with a dual rear-facing camera sensor 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm) + 5 MP (f/2.0, 1.12 μm) with a dual-tone LED flash, which is capable of recording 4K videos @ 30fps. For clicking selfies, it has a 20 MP sensor with an aperture of f/2.0 with LED flash. Both the camera sensors(rear and front) are capable of clicking Portrait pictures. The Smartphone has lots of cool features like Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama, beautification mode etc.

Storage

Redmi Note 5 Pro comes in two variants, 4GB RAM, and 32GB internal storage or 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The memory can be further expanded up to 256GB via Micro SD Card slot.

Connectivity and Sensors

As Redmi Note 5, it is also a dual sim support smartphone with a hybrid sim slot. Connectivity options on the smartphone include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, 3.5 mm audio headphone jack, Micro USB 2.0 port for charging and data synchronizing. Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, proximity, compass are some basic sensors that it has. The smartphone has also a fingerprint scanner on the rear.

Software

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro runs on latest MIUI 9 based Android 7.1.1 Nogaut out of the box. The company promises to roll out Android Oreo update soon for this device.

Battery

The Smartphone has 4000 mAh non-removable lithium-ion battery which claims to give one full day of backup.

Built and Design

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with an all-metal body design with different color options including Black, Champagne Gold, Light Blue, Rose Gold.

Price

The price of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is Rs. 13,999 and Rs.16,999 for the 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM respectively. Both the variants have the same internal storage capacity of 64 GB.

Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro will go on sale in India on Mi.com, Flipkart and Mi Home offline stores from February 22.

Mi LED TV 4

On the same event, Xiaomi also launched it’s most awaited Mi LED TV 4 at Rs.39,999. It is Xiaomi’s 4th edition of its Smart TV. In India, Xiaomi has entered into Smart Television market for the first time by launching this TV.

Design-wise, the television is only 4.9 mm thin in a very little bezel frame. This makes it world thinnest Smart LED TV.

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As per specifications, Mi LED TV 4 has 55 inches LED panel that offers 4K HDR picture quality. It is powered by an Amlogic 64 bit Quad-core processor with Mali-T830 GPU. The memory offering on the Mi TV 4 includes a 2GB RAM along with an 8GB internal storage. The connectivity options on the TV includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth along with 3HDMI and 2USB (3.0 + 2.0) ports. With this TV, Xiaomi has also introduced Mi Remote which claims to operate across multiple devices like the TV, Set-Top Box, and others; which will help to reduce the need for using multiple remotes.

The Mi LED TV 4 will also go on sale on Mi.com, Mi Home stores, and Flipkart starting February 22.

 

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