Xiaomi has unveiled the Redmi Note 5 today along with the Redmi Note 5 Pro with the Snapdragon 636 SoC. Similar to the Redmi Note 5, the Redmi Note 5 Pro features a metal unibody design and sports an 18:9 display aspect ratio. The smartphone will be available in Black, Gold, Rose Gold and Blue colour models, and the company will also be offering an ultra slim case free with it. The smartphone comes with a Beautify 4.0 mode which leverages AI for capturing and processing images and is the first smartphone from Xiaomi to support the Face Unlock feature. The new function will be enabled on the handset by the end of March, via an OTA update.
The device will be available exclusively from Flipkart, Mi.com. Mi Homes and will go on its first sale starting February 22. Jio is also offering a Rs 2,200 cashback with the device along with 100 percent free 4G data.
Redmi Note 5 Pro price:
Xiaomi has launched two variants of the Redmi Note 5 Pro. Its 4GB RAM/32GB ROM model is priced at Rs 13,999, whereas the 6GB RAM with 64GB internal storage cost Rs 16,999.
Redmi Note 5 Pro specs:
The Redmi Note 5 Pro is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 636 processor and sports a 5.99-inch FHD+ 18:9 display with 2160 x 1080p resolution. It features a 12MP + 5MP dual rear camera setup with f/2.2 aperture lens and f/2.0 aperture respectively. The smartphone comes with a 20MP front-facing camera with Selfie-light and Beautify 4.0 feature. The front-facing camera is equipped with the IMX376 and the company claims that it can capture take true-to-life shots.
The device runs on MIUI 9 on top of Android Nougat and is backed by a 4000mAh battery. The company says that the device can handle up to 14 hours of video playback, over 7 hours of video recording, and 8.5 hours of continuous gaming. It feature a rear placed fingerprint scanner and supports connectivity options like GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and comes with a micro-USB port for charging.