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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro launched in India




After several rumors and leaks online and the official announcement of the reveal date just a few days ago, we finally get to meet Xiaomi’s latest duo — The Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro. The Note 5 Pro is the first ever phone to be powered by Qualcomm’s newest Snapdragon 636 processor and the first Redmi Note to have dual cameras.

First up, is the Redmi Note 5. The new Note is equipped with a 5.99-inch FHD+ 18:9 display protected Corning Gorilla Glass, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor, Adreno’s 506 GPU, 3/4GB of RAM, 32/64GB of internal storage, MIUI 9.2 based on Android 7.1.1, and a 4,000mAh battery.

As for the cameras, it comes with a 12MP f/2.2 rear with a 1.25um pixel sensor and a 5MP front.

Next up, the beefier Redmi Note 5 Pro. The Note 5 Pro is equipped with a5.99-inch FHD+ 18:9 display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass, Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor, Adreno’s 509 GPU, 4/6GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, MIUI 9.2 based on Android 7.1.2, and a 4,000mAh battery.

As for the cameras, it comes with a dual 12MP Sony IMX 486 + 5 MP rear and a 20MP front with a Sony IMX376 sensor. Xiaomi is touting the Note 5 Pro as their best camera phone to date. They also introduced a lot of new selfie features via their Beautify 4.0 program and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

The company also revealed that they’ll be adding in Facial Recognition to the Note 5 Pro in the coming months.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 specs:
5.99-inch 18:9 aspect ratio Full HD+ IPS display @ 2160 x 1080 resolution
Corning Gorilla Glass
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 2.0Ghz Octa-Core processor
Adreno 506 GPU
3/4GB RAM
32/64GB Internal Storage
expandable up to 128GB via microSD
12MP rear camera with LED flash
5MPfront camera with LED flash
Dual-SIM (Hybrid)
4G LTE w/ VoLTE
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.1
GPS, GLONASS
Fingerprint Scanner
IR Blaster
microUSB
Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MIUI 9.2
4,000mAh battery with fast charging
158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05mm
180g
Gold, Rose Gold, Blue, Black

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro specs:
5.99-inch 18:9 aspect ratio Full HD+ IPS display @ 2160 x 1080 resolution
Corning Gorilla Glass
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 1.8Ghz Octa-Core processor
Adreno 509 GPU
4/6GB LPDDR4X RAM
64GB Internal Storage
expandable up to 256GB via microSD
12MP Sony IMX 486 + 5MP rear camera with LED flash
20MP Sony IMX 376 front camera with LED flash
Dual-SIM (Hybrid)
4G LTE w/ VoLTE
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.2
GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
Fingerprint Scanner
IR Blaster
microUSB
Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 9.2
4,000mAh battery with fast charging
158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05mm
180g
Champagne Gold, Rose Gold, Blue, Black

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is priced at Rs. 9,999 (~Php 8,118) for the 3/32GB variant and Rs. 11,999 (~Php 9,741) for the 4/64GB one. While the Redmi Note 5 Pro is priced at Rs. 13,999 (~Php 11,365) for the 4/64GB variant and Rs. 16,999 (~Php 13,801) for the 6/64GB one. Both devices will go on sale in India on Feb 22. Local availability and pricing are yet to be announced.



Zen Estacio is a Multimedia Producer for YugaTech. He is the team's laptop guru and one of their resident gamers. He has a monthly column compiling the latest and greatest the Nintendo Switch has to offer. Aside from that, he regularly writes gaming news, reviews, and impressions. You can hit him up at @papanZEN

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4 Responses

  1. tskepic says:

    Luhhhh, 2018 na for the price tag of more than 10k for the PRO, Still Micro USB ? Lol

  2. arri says:

    kailan po release sa PH ang Redmi note 5 pro?

  3. Marlon Malabana says:

    Hello yugatech.. Meron na ba sa xiaomi stores ng Redmi note 5 pro? Thanks!

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