Xiaomi announced new Smartphones in their bestselling Redmi Note Series on 14th February – Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro. Both the device goes on sale on 22nd February 2018 on Flipkart, Mi.com (Flash Sales) and will be available offline at Mi Home stores across India. Xiaomi also announced 55-inch Mi TV 4 during the event priced at Rs.39999 which also goes on sale on 22nd February.
The same Snapdragon 625 SoC powers the Redmi Note 5 found on Redmi Note 4 but the Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with latest Octa-core Snapdragon 636 clocked at 1.8GHz. Redmi Note 5 Pro is more powerful regarding processing power and camera, but these are the essential things you must know before you order your Redmi Note 5 Pro. Let’s take a look at specifications first.
Redmi Note 5 Pro Specifications
- – 5.99-inch 18:9 FHD+ IPS LCD 2.5D Glass Display
- – MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat
- – 1.8GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 636
- – Adreno 509 GPU
- – 64GB internal storage
- – 4GB/6GB LPDDR4X RAM
- – Dual Sim with 4G VoLTE, (Hybrid)
- – SD Card support up to 128GB
- – 12MP + 5MP Rear Camera
- – 20MP Selfie Camera
- – Dimensions: 158.6 x 75.4 x 8.05 mm
- – Weight: 181g
- – 4000 mAh non-removable Battery
- – GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, Dual Band WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)
Redmi Note 5 Pro FAQ
Q1. Does it support Fast Charging?
A1. Yes, but it supports Quick Charge 2.0 (5V/2A)
Q2. Does it support 4G VoLTE?
A2. Yes, it supports 4G VoLTE. When two SIM cards are used simultaneously, the primary SIM supports 4G/3G/2G calling and data while the secondary SIM supports only 3G calls.
Q3. Does it come with expandable storage?
A3. Yes, storage can be expanded via microSD card up to 128GB, but as it has a hybrid sim slot, you can either use 2 sim cards or 1 sim + memory card at a time.
Q4. Is it water resistant?
A4. No, the Redmi Note 5 Pro is not water resistant.
Q5. Does it support 4K video recording?
A5. No. as of now it can record videos only up to 1080p Full HD, but as the CPU is capable of processing, 4K recording might be enabled in future software updates.
Q6. Does it have all the necessary sensors?
A6. Yes, the Redmi Note 5 features all the necessary sensors including E-Compass, Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Hall Sensor, Fingerprint and Infrared Sensor.
Q7. What are the Camera specifications and features of Redmi Note 5 Pro?
A7. Redmi Note 5 Pro features Dual rear cameras with 12MP primary sensor (1.25μm, f/2.2 aperture) and 5MP secondary lens (1.12μm, f/2.0 aperture) with Single tone LED Flash. It has a 20MP sensor (1.0μm, f/2.2 aperture) for Selfie pictures with Selfie light. Other Features include PDAF, HDR mode, Panorama, Burst mode, Beauty mode, Face Recognition and EIS. Both, front and rear cameras can record videos in Full HD 1080p.
Q8. Does it come with a 3.5mm headphone jack?
A8. Yes, it has a 3.5mm headphone jack on the top of the device.
Q9. What is the SAR value for Redmi Note 5 Pro?
A9. Head: 1.188 W/Kg, Body: 0.334 W/Kg
Q10. Does it support USB OTG?
A10. Yes, Redmi Note 5 Pro supports USB OTG.
Q11. What is the Price of the Redmi Note 5 Pro?
A11. The Redmi Note 5 Pro 4GB/64GB RAM variant is priced at Rs.13999, and the 6GB/64GB variant is priced at Rs.16999.
Q12. Where can I buy Redmi Note 5 Pro?
A12. Redmi Note 5 & Redmi Note 5 Pro First Sale will be on 22nd February 2018 online on Flipkart & Mi.com. You can also buy them offline through Mi Home stores & Mi Preferred Partner Mobile Stores across India.