After a bunch of rumors and leaks, Xiaomi has finally launched its latest budget-end smartphone; Redmi Note 5. The smartphone didn’t change much when compared to last years Redmi Note 4. The main highlight of the Note 5 is its FullView display and a slightly improved camera.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
The Note 5 feature a 5.99-inch FHD+ FullView 18:9 display, powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC (much like last years Redmi Note 4), coupled with 3GB / 4GB RAM, 32GB / 64GB storage, runs on MIUI 9.2 and all these are backed by 4000mAh battery.
This budget-end smartphone has a polished design with tapered edges. Well, the Note 5 sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with a dual-tone LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with a selfie flash. There is a fingerprint sensor on the back of the smartphone.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specifications
- 5.99-inch (2160 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with 450 nits Brightness, 84% NTSC Color Gamut, 1000: 1 Contrast Ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass Protection
- 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm Mobile Platform
- Adreno 506 GPU
- 3GB / 4GB RAM
- 32GB / 64GB storage + expandable via microSD (up to 128GB)
- 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, 1.25μm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF
- 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture
- Android 7.1.2 Nougat With MIUI 9
- 4000mAh battery
- Dual SIM (hybrid, nano), fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
- Dimensions: 158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05mm; Weight: 180g
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 comes in Black, Gold, Rose Gold and Lake Blue colors and is priced at Rs 9,999 for the 3Gb + 32GB storage variant and Rs 11,999 for the 4GB + 64GB storage variant. The Note 5 comes bundled with a clear case in the box. It will be available exclusively from Flipkart as well as on Mi.com and Mi Home Stores starting February 22nd.
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