Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Launched In India – All You Need To Know

Xiaomi has launched a successor to its popular Redmi Note 4 in India. The new smartphone comes with an improved camera and build quality. Highlights of the device include an 18:9 Full View display. It comes in two RAM/storage variants. Read more to find about Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

Price and Availability

Price Rs 9,999

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is priced at Rs 9,999 for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB internal storage variant. The 4GB/ 64GB storage variant is priced at Rs 11,999. The company is also offering an ultra-slim case with the new handset.

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Processor octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Internal Storage 32GB/ 64GB (expandable)
Display 5.99-inch, Full HD+ resolution (2160 x 1080 pixels)
OS Android 8.0 Oreo, MIUI 9
Primary (Rear) Camera 12MP with flash, 1.25um pixel size
Front Camera 5MP with flash
Battery 4,000mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The Redmi Note 5 features a 5.99-inch display with Full HD+ resolution (2160 x 1080 pixels), Corning Gorilla Glass and 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor (it was rumored to come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC or Snapdragon 636 SoC). The internal storage can be further expanded via micro SD card (up to 128GB).

On the camera front, the Redmi Note 5 features a 12-megapixel rear camera with 1.25um pixel size and a 5-megapixel front camera. Both cameras come with LED flash. It is backed by a 4,000mAh non-removable battery with Quick Charge 3.0 technology.

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  • Bezel-less Display
  • Metal unibody design
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • MIUI 9
  • 4G VoLTE
  • Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • GPS
  • USB Type-C
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • IR blaster

The Redmi Note 5 comes in multiple color options – black, blue, gold and rose gold. A fingerprint sensor is placed on the back. While the screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass coating, a dual pyrolytic graphite sheet keeps the phone cool during heavy usage.

The new smartphone runs Android 8.0 Oreo operating system with MIUI 9 on top. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, NFC, GPS, USB Type-C, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, GLONASS, dual-SIM support, and a 3.5mm audio jack.

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The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 looks like a decent package of specs and features. The company also launched new Redmi Note 5 Pro alongside the new handset. It is the first handset to come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor and 6GB RAM. Stay tuned to Intellect Digest for more updates.

Also read: Has Xiaomi Replaced Its Redmi Note 5 With Redmi 5 Plus?

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