The advanced Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro was also unveiled alongside the Redmi Note 5 today. It is the first Redmi phone to feature 18:9 display and dual rear cameras. Since it comes with stellar rear and front cameras, Xiaomi has dubbed the Note 5 Pro as “India’s camera beast.” Here is all the information available on its specifications, features and pricing
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specifications andFeatures
Like the Redmi Note 5, its Pro variant houses a 5.99-inch FHD+ display that offers resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The screen is capable of producing highest brightness of 450nit. The display is placed under a layer of 2.5D curved glass. It features an aluminum unibody design with tapered rear that measures 158.6 x 75.4 and it weighs 181 grams. The thickness of 8.05mm makes it the slimmest Redmi phone. It will be hitting the market in color options like Black, Gold, Rose Gold and Blue.
The Redmi Note 5 Pro is the first smartphone ever to be fueled by Snapdragon 636. It is also the first Redmi phone to be driven 6 GB of LPDRRX RAM. The SoC includes Kryo It will be coming in three variants like 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage. Here is a snapshot of the AnTuTu score slide that was shown at the launch of Redmi Note 5 Pro.
A 4,000mAh battery carrying support for 5V/2A charging is present under the hood of the Note 5 Pro. The handset features a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. It is preloaded MIUI 9 flavored Android 7.0 Nougat OS.
The dual camera setup found on the backside of the Redmi Note 5 features an f/2.2 aperture 12-megapixel Sony IMX486 sensor with a pixel size of 1.25μm and f/2.0 aperture 5-megapixel Samsung sensor with a pixel size of 1.12μm for capturing depth information. Since it is driven by AI -based deep learning algorithm that can accurate detect edge for capturing marvelous portrait shots.
At the launch event of Redmi Note 5, Xiaomi said that the front camera of the phone is even better than rear cameras. The frontside of the Note 5 Pro features 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 camera sensor that is equipped LED flash and Beautify 4.0 for capturing for AI driven beautified photos based on the skin tone of the subject. Xiaomi has optimized the selfie snapper to shoot impressive images in dim-light conditions.
Another cool feature that has been added on the Redmi Note 5 Pro is AI-based Face Unlock feature. It will be made by the end of March. It is equipped with other features like hybrid SIM slot that supports dual SIM and microSD card, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB and 3.5mm audio jack.
Redmi Note 5 Pro Pricing and Availability
The 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage Redmi Note 5 Pro models are respectively priced at Rs. 13,999 ($218) and Rs. 16,999 ($265). Like the Note 5, the Redmi Note 5 Pro is a Flipkart exclusive phone. It will be available on sale starting from on Feb. 22 through Flipkart, Mi.com and Mi Home stores and also through other offline channels soon. The box package of the phone will include an ultra-slim protective case.