Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has today introduced its latest mid-range contender, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro in the Indian smartphone market. The device comes with many premium features, including a dual camera setup at the back.

We got our hands on the latest offering from Xiaomi and here we have answered some of the frequently asked questions about the phone. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with dual rear cameras, a powerful processor, and brings a premium build quality design to the mid-range segment.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Specifications

Key Specifications Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Display 5.99-inch IPS LCD
Screen Resolution FHD+, 2160 x 1080 pixels
Operating System Android 7.1 Nougat
Processor Octa-core
Chipset Snapdragon 636
GPU Adreno 509
RAM 4GB / 6GB
Internal Storage 64GB
Expandable Storage Yes
Primary Camera 12MP + 5MP
Secondary Camera 20MP, LED Selfie-light, Beautify 4.0
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
Battery 4,000mAh
4G VoLTE Yes
Dimensions 158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05mm
Weight 181g
Sim Card Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Price 4GB/32GB – Rs. 13,999

6GB/64GB – Rs. 16,999

Pros

  • Metal Unibody
  • FHD+ 18:9 display
  • Dual Cameras
  • 4,000 mAh battery

Cons

  • Lacks fast charging
  • Android 7.1 Nougat

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro FAQ

Question: How is the display of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro?

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro sports a 5.99-inch full HD+ 2.5D curved glass IPS LCD display. The display comes with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The device features 18:9 aspect ratio which means it has a full screen display with minimum bezels.

Question: Does Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro support dual SIM cards?

Answer: Yes, it supports dual Nano-SIM cards.

Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro support 4G VoLTE?

Answer: Yes, the phone supports 4G VoLTE.

Question: How much RAM and internal storage come with the Redmi Note 5 Pro?

Answer: The smartphone comes with in two variants – 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage and 6GB RAM with 64GB internal storage.

Question: Can the internal storage in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro be expanded?

Answer: Yes, the internal storage in the device is expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card.

Question: Which Android version runs on the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Pro?

Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro runs on Android 7.1 Nougat with MIUI 9 on top.

Question: What are the camera features of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro?

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Answer: Coming to the optics, the device comes with a 12MP + 5MP primary camera setup at rear. The rear cameras comes with PDAF, quad-LED flash for improved focusing and low-light performance. The camera can record videos at 1080p@30fps.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

On the front, the device comes with a 20MP shooter accompanied by selfie flash.

Question: What is the battery size on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro?

Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is powered by a 4,000mAh non-removable battery which is claimed to give 14 hours of video playback.

Question: Which mobile processor is used in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro?

Answer: The Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor, clocked at 1.8GHz coupled with Adreno 509 GPU.

Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro feature a fingerprint sensor?

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Answer: Yes, the phone comes with a rear mounted fingerprint sensor.

Question: Is the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro water resistant?

Answer: No, the device is not water resistant.

Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro support NFC connectivity?

Answer: No, it does not support NFC connectivity.

Question: Does the Redmi Note 5 Pro support USB OTG?

Answer: Yes, the smartphone comes with USB OTG connectivity.

Question: Does the  Redmi Note 5 Pro support HDR mode?

Answer: Yes, the phone supports HDR mode.

Question: Can 4K videos be played on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro?

Answer: No, you can play videos up to 2160 x 1080 pixels.

Question: How is the audio experience of the Redmi Note 5 Pro?

Answer: As per our initial testing, the device is found to be loud and clear in terms of audio.

Question: Does the Redmi Note 5 Pro sport a 3.5mm headphone jack?

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Answer: Yes, it comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Question: Can the Redmi Note 5 Pro 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 mobile hotspot to share internet.

Question: What sensors are there in the Redmi Note 5 Pro?

Answer: The device sports 39 sensors including a fingerprint sensor, proximity, gravity, motion and gyro sensors.

Question: What are the benchmark scores of the device?

 

Question: What is the price of the Redmi Note 5 Pro in India?

Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro has been priced at Rs. 13,999 in India for the 4GB / 32GB model. The 6GB / 64GB is priced at Rs. 16,999.

Question: Will the Redmi Note 5 Pro available on offline stores?

Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro will be available to buy via Flipkart on February 14 in a Flash sale. It will be available offline from Mi Home stores.

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