Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro from Xiaomi will go on flash sale on Mi.com and Flipkart starting 12 PM today. The Redmi Note 5 and Pro variant are also available in exclusive Mi Home stores offline. The Redmi Note 5 price in India starts at Rs 9,999 for 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant, while 4GB RAM+64GB storage option comes at a price of Rs 11,999. The successors to Redmi Note 4 were launched in India on February 14. Redmi Note 5 Pro is the higher-end version that comes with dual rear cameras and Snapdragon 636 processor. It is priced starting at Rs 13,999 for the 4GB RAM option, while the 6GB RAM variant costs Rs 16999.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro sale timing, specifications, and offers
Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro can be bought in Black, Gold, Lake Blue and Rose Gold colour options. Buyers of the Redmi Note 5 series will get an instant cashback of Rs 2,200 with under Reliance Jio’s #GiveMe5 offer. Users will have to do a Jio recharge of Rs 198 or Rs 299 upon activation of their Redmi device to avail the offer. Post the first recharge, the company will credit 44 vouchers, each worth Rs 50 to the user’s MyJio app.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro feature a Full View display, which has an aspect ratio of 18:9. Redmi Note 5 comes with the same specifications as the Redmi Note 4, except for the display and an improved rear camera. The smartphone comes with flash on the front as well for better low-light selfies. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506 GPU. The primary camera is a 12MP one with f/2.2 and dual LED flash. It gets a 5MP front shooter with selfie-light. Redmi Note 5 has a 5.99-inch FHD+ screen with an aspect ratio of 18:9. The phone is backed by a 4,000mAh battery.
Coming to the Redmi Note 5 Pro, this one also sports a 5.99-inch Full View display with FHD+ resolution. However, the Pro version also has dual rear cameras, with Xiaomi offering a combination of a 12MP primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture and a 5MP secondary lens with f/2.0 aperture. It supports single tone flash. The front camera is 20MP with f/2.2 aperture and selfie-light. The phone is powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 with 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB storage, which is expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card slot. It packs a 4,000mAh battery.
Both the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro are running on Android Nougat 7.1.2 with MIUI 9 on top. Xiaomi also introduced a facial recognition feature for the Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphone.