Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Guru were launched in India on Wednesday at an event in New Delhi.
Alongside, the company also introduced the Mi TV 4 series of televisions in India, its first foray into the group in the nation. Both the smartphones will be only available via Flipkart from the nation, apart from Mi.com and the Mi Home retail shops. The greatest highlights of this new Xiaomi smartphones is that the presence of the big 5.99-inch 18:9 screen, the selfie-light module, as well as the large 4000mAh battery. Both Redmi Note 5 smartphones share similar specifications, with a few significant differences, like using a dual back camera set up onto the Redmi Note 5 Guru, and a high resolution front camera. A Face Unlock feature will arrive in March using an OTA update.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 cost in India
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 price in India starts at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM, 32GB storage version, and extends up to Rs. 11,999 for your 4GB RAM, 64GB storage variant. Colour choices are Black, Black, Gold, Lake Blue, and Rose Gold. The smartphone will also go on sale shortly via all Xiaomi’s offline retail partners. In terms of launch offers, the smart phone comes with an ultra-slim case bundled, Jio will probably be providing cashback value Rs. 2,200 and 100 percent extra data on buying the new Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Guru smartphones.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Guru cost in India
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 price in India starts at Rs. 13,999 for its 4GB RAM, 64GB storage version, and extends around Rs. 16,999 for the 6GB RAM, 64GB storage version. It has the same release date because the Redmi Note 5 – February 22 – plus are also available via Flipkart, Mi Home, and Mi.com. Like the Redmi Note 5, it is going to go on sale soon via all of Xiaomi’s offline retail partners. It features the same launch offers as the Redmi Note 5.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 specifications
The Redmi Note 5 is in fact the India-variant of this Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus, which was established in China in December this past year. It sports a 5.99-inch full-HD (1080×2160 pixels) screen with an 18:9 aspect ratio, 450-nit brightness, 84% NTSC color gamut, and 2.5D.
It’s powered through an octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC, clocked at up to 2GHz, combined with the Adreno 506 GPU and 3GB or 4GB of RAM. It bears a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 sports a 12-megapixel back camera with an aperture of f/2.2, a 1.25-micron pixel size, PDAF, EIS, and also an LED flash module. As we mentioned, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 comes in 2 storage versions – 32GB and 64GB – both of which can be expandable via microSD card at a hybrid dual-SIM format.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 rear panel
Connectivity choices on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 comprise 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, 3.5millimeter headphone jack, and Micro-USB. It’s powered with a 4000mAh battery, together with 5V/2A fast charging. The power adapter it ships has been designed for India, It steps 158.5×75.45×8.05mm and weighs 180 grams.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro specifications
The dual-SIM Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, such as the Redmi Note 5, runs MIUI 9 according to Android Nougat. It too sports a 5.99-inch full-HD (1080×2160 pixels) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, 450-nit brightness, 83% NTSC colour gamut, and 2.5D. It is powered through an octa-core Snapdragon 636 SoC, clocked at around 1.8GHz, combined with the Adreno 509 GPU and 4GB or 6GB of RAM. It is promised to be the first device in the world with the Snapdragon 636 SoC, making it the “speediest Redmi Note ever” having an AnTuTu rating of 109,692. It bears a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro front panel
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 sports a dual back camera setup, together with the 12-megapixel main sensor sporting a aperture of f/2.2 and a 1.25-micron pixel size, whereas the 5-megapixel secondary sensor includes a f/2.0 aperture plus 1.12-micron pixel dimensions. The dual rear camera setup has been accompanied with an LED flash module. On the front, it occupies a 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 sensor complete with an LED selfie-light module and Beautify 4.0 beautification tech that’s been optimised for India. Both front and rear cameras offer Portrait mode Bokeh effects. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 comes in one storage version – 64GB – which is expandable via microSD card in a hybrid dual-SIM format.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Guru back panel
Connectivity choices on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 comprise 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, 3.5mm headset jack, and Micro-USB. It is powered by a 4000mAh battery that is rated to deliver up to 14 hours of continuous video playback, using 5V/2A charging. It measures 158.6×75.4×8.05mm and weighs 181 grams.