Xiaomi launched its much-awaited Redmi Note 5 series smartphones earlier this month. Now, Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro are all set to go on sale for the first time. Both the new phones will be available via Flipkart and Mi.com through a flash sale that will take place at 12PM today.
Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro price in India, launch offers
Starting with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, the phone’s price in India starts at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB+32GB storage variant and 4GB+64GB model is priced at Rs. 11,999.
The Redmi Note 5 Pro price in India starts at Rs. 13,999 for the 4GB+64GB variant, while 6GB RAM variant is priced at Rs. 16,999. The Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro come in Black, Gold, Lake Blue, and Rose Gold color options.
At the time of launch earlier this month, Xiaomi has announced some launch offers as well. The new Redmi Note 5 phones come bundled with the Jio #GiveMe5 Offer. Customers will get cashback vouchers worth Rs. 2,200 if they recharge with Jio’s Rs. 198 or Rs. 299 plans.
Moreover, the company is also providing double data benefits on all plans above Rs. 198. However, the double data benefit is available only for the first three recharges only.
Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro Specifications
Refreshing the specs of both the phones, both the Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro run MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat. The smartphones feature a 5.99-inch full-HD (1080×2160 pixels) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D curved glass.
When it comes to hardware, the Redmi Note 5 comes with the same old processor as Redmi Note 4. The Redmi Note 5 is powered by Snapdragon 625 chipset with Adreno 506 GPU and coupled with 3GB or 4GB of RAM. While the Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with an upgraded Snapdragon 636 chipset with Adreno 509 GPU. RAM options are available either 4GB or 6GB.
Camera wise, the Redmi Note 5 comes with a 12MP rear camera with a f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, and EIS alongside an LED flash. On the front, it has a 5MP camera with an LED selfie flash. On the other hand, Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with a dual camera module at the rear with a 12MP primary sensor with f/2.2 and a 5MP secondary sensor with f/2.0 aperture. On the front, it has a 20MP Sony IMX376 sensor with an LED selfie-light.
Connectivity options on both the phones include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB. Both the Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro pack a 4000mAh battery.