Xiaomi recently launched the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro devices in the Indian market. At the time of launch, the company had promised to soon offer the face unlock feature on the Redmi Note 5 Pro.
It seems that the company was waiting for the devices to go on sale. Just a day after the devices went on sale, the company has rolled out a new update for the Redmi Note Pro 5, introducing the face unlock feature. This makes it the first device from Xiaomi to have face unlock feature.
The Face Unlock feature has been introduced in the Redmi Note 5 Pro through the MIUI v9.2.4 NEIMIEK update. The over-the-air (OTA) update is about 1.6GB in size and also includes camera improvements and stability optimizations.
The update will be available out of the box for customers who ordered the Redmi Note 5 Pro through its first flash sale earlier this week. Users can also manually check its availability by going to the Settings > System updates option or by using the Updater app.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is priced at Rs 9,999 for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant and Rs 11,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB variant. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro costs Rs 13,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB variant and Rs 16,999 for the 6GB RAM and 64GB ROM option.
Both the devices feature the trending full-screen display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The devices are running on the latest MIUI 9, based on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system out-of-the-box and are powered by a 4,000mAh non-removable battery.
The Redmi Note 5 is powered by Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon 625 processor and features a 12-megapixel rear camera with a f/2.2 aperture along with an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The Redmi Note 5 Pro packs Snapdragon 636 processor and features dual camera setup of a 12-megapixel Sony IMX486 sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. On the front side, it features a 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 camera sensor.