Today marked the official launching of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and Redmi Note 5 by the brand in an even held in India. Both smartphones will be available for purchase online through Flipkart and Mi.com, and offline through other retail partners. Before now, so many rumours have been ongoing concerning these devices, read on as you get to see the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro specifications, features, price and release date.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Features
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is a brand new smartphone making its global debut in India. It features the same 5.99 inch Full HD+ resolution display just like the Redmi Note 5, but came with a new Snapdragon 636 processor with 4+4 Kryo 260 CPU clocked at 1.8GHz and Adreno GPU.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro came with two different RAM variant of 4GB or 6GB RAM, both having an internal storage of 64GB. The back panel spots a dual camera setup (just like the iPhone X), consisting of a 12MP f/2.2 primary camera and a 5MP f/2.0 depth sensor. On the front, you will find a 20MP camera with LED flash, for taking selfies and video chatting. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro came with Face Unlock, making it the first Xiaomi smartphone to come with this technology.
Talking about batery capacity, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is powered by the same 4000mAh battery just like the Redmi Note 5, and again is does not have fast charging feature and no USB-C. The phone will be shipped with MIUI 9 on top Android Nougat, and will be available in four different colours, which are Gold, Black, Rose Gold, and Blue.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Specifications
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, February|
|Dimensions||158.6 x 75.4 x 8.1 mm (6.24 x 2.97 x 0.32 in)|
|Weight||181 g (6.38 oz)|
|Build||Front glass, aluminum body|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~77.4% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)|
|– MIUI 9|
|OS||Android 7.1.2 (Nougat)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636|
|CPU||Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260|
|Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Internal||64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM|
|Primary||Dual: 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm) + 5 MP (f/2.0, 1.12 μm), phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR|
|Secondary||20 MP (f/2.0, 1/2.8″), LED flash, 1080p|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|– Fast battery charging 5V/2A|
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery|
|Colours||Black, Champagne Gold, Rose Gold, Blue|
|Price||About 200 EUR|
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Release Date
The exact release date of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is yet to be announced or confirmed. Updates will be made right on this spot once we have gotten a genuine information from our source.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Price
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro price in India goes for INR13,999 for the 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage variant and INR16,999 for the 6GB RAM, 64GB internal storage version. Prices in other countries will be made known here once they are announced in various retail stores in the country.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Price in Europe – Updated March 15
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 pro will cost €230, but there is a catch – this will be a variant with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage that was not announced by Xiaomi India. The 4/64 GB optiomn will go for €270 – notably up from the Indian price of INR13,999 (€175).