The Chinese mobile maker, Xiaomi has outed the successor of its very famous Redmi Note series in India. Latest in the house, Redmi Note 5 will succeed the previously launched Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. The major highlight of device is opting for trending 18:9 aspect ratio Full View display with FHD+ resolution. The price of handset varies from Rs.9,999 to Rs.11,999 in India depending upon the RAM and storage. Along side, company has also launched Redmi Note 5 Pro and MI LED Smart TV 4. These three products are launched today through a live launch event.
After going through a lot of leaks and speculations, much hyped to-be-launched smartphone emerged with the name of Redmi Note 5 which is the Indian version of Redmi 5 Plus, which was launched back last year in China.
Talking about the specifications, Redmi Note 5 runs MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat v7.1.2 and supports Dual SIMs through a hybrid slot. It packs a 5.99-inch Full HD IPS display with 2160 x 1080 pixels screen resolution. Display offers taller than normal 18:9 aspect ratio with 12.5-percent more screen space in comparison to Redmi Note 4. Display is protected with curved 2.5D corning Gorilla Glass. Handset is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core CPU clocked at a maximum speed of 2GHz. In terms of optics, it packs a 12 mega-pixel primary camera with f/2.2 aperture and 1.25-micron pixel lens. Primary camera is partnered with a 5 mega-pixel selfie shooter on the front and supported with LED flash.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will be offered in different RAM and storage variants with little variations in the prices. The 3GB RAM version paired with 32GB internal storage is priced at Rs.9,999 while the upper variant 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage have a price tag of Rs.11,999 in India. Handset is fueled by a 4000mAH battery and sports fingerprint sensor just below the primary camera.
The first flash sale of Redmi Note 5 will start from 22nd February through Flipkart and MI India official store. Smartphone will available in various shades of Black, Gold, Lake Blue and Rose Gold.