Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has finally launched its Redmi Note 5 smartphone in India. The new Redmi Note 5 is the successor of the popular Redmi Note 4 that was launched in January last year. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is a Flipkart exclusive and will be available starting from today.
Xiaomi had unveiled this phone as the Redmi 5 Plus in China back in December. At the time of its launch, it was speculated that the phone will be launched as Redmi Note 5 in India. Now, the company has launched the Redmi Note 5 in India priced at Rs. 9,999 for the base variant. Here we are answering a few user queries regarding the much anticipated Redmi Note 5.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specifications
|Key Specifications||Xiaomi Redmi Note 5|
|Display||5.99-inch IPS LCD|
|Screen Resolution||FHD+, 1080×2160 pixels|
|Operating System||Android 7.1 Nougat|
|RAM||3GB / 4GB|
|Internal Storage||32GB / 64GB|
|Primary Camera||12 MP, f/2.2, LED flash|
|Secondary Camera||5MP, LED Selfie-light, Beautify 3.0|
|Sim Card Type||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Price||3GB/32GB – Rs. 9999
4GB/64GB – Rs. 11,999
- Metal Unibody
- FHD+ 18:9 display
- 4,000 mAh battery
- Android 7.1 Nougat
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 FAQ
Question: How is the display of the Redmi Note 5?
Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 sports a 5.99-inch 2.5D curved glass IPS LCD display. The device comes with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and features an 18:9 aspect ratio which means it offers a full-screen display with minimum bezels on each side.
Question: Does Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 support dual SIM cards?
Answer: Yes, it supports dual Nano-SIM cards.
Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 support 4G VoLTE?
Answer: Yes, the phone supports 4G VoLTE.
Question: How much RAM and internal storage come with the Redmi Note 5?
Answer: The smartphone comes in two variants – 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage.
Question: Can the internal storage in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 be expanded?
Answer: Yes, the internal storage in the device is expandable up to 256GB via microSD card.
Question: Which Android version runs on the Redmi Note 5?
Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 runs on Android 7.1 Nougat with Xiaomi’s MIUI 9 on top.
Question: What are the camera features of the Redmi Note 5?
Answer: Coming to the camera, the Redmi Note 5 comes with a single rear camera. It sports a 12MP primary camera with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, LED flash for improved focusing and low-light performance. The rear camera also has features like HDR and panorama. The camera can record videos at 1080p@30fps.
On the front, the device comes with a 5MP camera. The front camera also comes with an LED flash and Beautify 3.0. It can also record 1080p video at 30fps.
Question: What is the battery size on Redmi Note 5?
Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is powered by a 4,000mAh non-removable battery which is said to offer 2 days backup.
Question: Does Redmi Note 5 supports fast charging?
Answer: Yes, the phone supports the quick charge.
Question: Which mobile processor is used in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5?
Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 comes with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506 GPU.
Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 feature a fingerprint sensor?
Answer: Yes, the phone comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Question: Is the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 water resistant?
Answer: No, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is not water resistant.
Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 support NFC connectivity?
Answer: No, it does not support NFC connectivity.
Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 support USB OTG?
Answer: Yes, the smartphone offers USB OTG connectivity.
Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 support HDR mode?
Answer: Yes, the phone supports HDR mode.
Question: Can 4K videos be played on the Redmi Note 5?
Answer: No, you can play videos up to 2160 x 1080 pixels.
Question: How is the audio experience of Redmi Note 5?
Answer: As per our initial testing, the device is found to be loud and clear in terms of audio. It features active noise cancellation with a dedicated mic.
Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 sport a 3.5mm headphone jack?
Answer: Yes, it comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Question: Can the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?
Answer: Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.
Question: Is mobile internet sharing via hotspot supported?
Answer: Yes, you can use the mobile hotspot to share the internet.
Question: What sensors are there in Redmi Note 5?
Answer: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5comes with fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, and compass.
Question: What is the price of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 in India?
Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has been priced at Rs. 9,999 in India for the 3GB / 32GB model. The 4GB / 64GB is priced at Rs. 11,999.
Question: What are the color options for the Redmi Note 5?
Answer: The device comes in Black, Gold, Rose Gold and Blue color options.
Question: Will the Redmi Note 5 available in offline stores?
Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will be available to buy via Flipkart on February 14 in a Flash sale. It will be available offline from Mi Home stores.