Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
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- Dual Sim, VoLTE, 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi
- Octa Core, 2 GHz Processor
- 4 GB RAM, 64 GB inbuilt
- 4000 mAh Battery
- 5.99 inches, 1080 x 2160 px display
- 12 MP Dual Rear + 5 MP Front Camera
- Memory Card (Hybrid)
- Android, v7.1
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 runs Android 7.0 Nougat OS. The smartphone has a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD display. The latest budget smartphone you may also like are Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite and Redmi 5A. It has a 16MP rear camera with an LED flash and an 8MP front-facing camera. The device is powered by a deca-core MediaTek Helio X25 processor and 4GB RAM. It has 32GB internal storage which can further be expanded via amicroSD card. Connectivity options include dual-SIM 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, and a USB Type-C port. The device is powered by a 4,000 mAh Li-Po battery.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Unique Features
- Android 7.0 Nougat with MIUI 8
- 4GB RAM
- Quick Charge 3.0
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Price In India
Redmi Note 5 price in India is expected to be Rs. 9999. Redmi Note 5 is due to be launched in December, 2017. The 32GB variant costs around Rs. 9999. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 comes in multiple colour options like Black, Grey, Silver, White which are also priced the same.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Details
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is the successor to one of the most popular smartphone in India, the Redmi Note 4. The Redmi Note series from Xiaomi had achieved a great success due to its solid build quality, great battery life, and ample processing power. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 carries forward the same design from its predecessor that includes metal unibody with a symmetrical design.
Display & Camera
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is equipped with a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD display, but this time around the display brightness and overall performance have been improved. The screen on the Redmi Note 5 is covered with Gorilla Glass 4 to protect it from accidental drops and scratches. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 sports a 16-megapixel primary camera with phase detection autofocus and dual-tone dual-LED flash. The front-facing camera has also been bumped from 5-megapixels resolution to 8-megapixels. The increase in camera resolution results in a better image quality. The videos are now recorded at 4K resolution.
Hardware & Software
To attract the ‘core-crazy’ Indian crowd, Xiaomi has used MediaTek’s Helio X25 deca-core processor for the Redmi Note 5. The new processor has two more cores than the processor in the Redmi Note 4, but it is still behind in terms of performance and power efficiency. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 comes standard with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage. Xiaomi is also offering variants with higher storage options. The Android 7.0 Nougat OS comes pre-installed on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 with company’s MIUI 8. The device has high chances to receive Android O operating system too.
Battery & Connectivity
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 packs a 4,000 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery. The battery is a tad smaller than the one found on its predecessor, but it won’t make much of a difference as the battery consumption is taken care by Android Nougat’s battery optimisation. This time around, Xiaomi has equipped the device with Quick Charge 3.0 for faster, cooler, and efficient charging. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is connected via dual-SIM dual-standby 4G LTE along with VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth v4.2, and USB Type-C port.