Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 review

  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 review

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 review

The Redmi Note 5 will be available in two variants - 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM and 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM.

For those looking for a budget-friendly phone with an edge-to-edge display and great cameras, there's the standard Redmi Note 5, which Xiaomi is touting as a top-to-bottom upgrade over its predecessor. With AnTuTu benchmark scores of well over 100K, Redmi Note 5 Pro blows the competition out of the water with its eight Kryo 260 cores, Adreno 509 GPU, and up to 6GB of DDR4X RAM. This too will come with a "selfie flash", although the front camera is 5MP rather than 20MP and the main camera is 12MP. The device comes in five color hues: Black, Rose Gold, Light Blue, and Gold.

Both Redmi Note 5 models are expected to be announced at 2.30PM Malaysian Time. There are alos speculations that Xiaomi will unveil their Mi TV in India at the special event. The front layout doesn't differentiate from the standard Note 5 - this is a ideal example of bezel-less designs eventually making most smartphones look identical. The front selfie camera is of 20 megapixel and is equipped with LED selfie light. Furthermore, this is the first Xiaomi device to get Face Lock and it also comes with rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

As seen here, this is apparently the first live photo of the Redmi Note 5 Pro.

However, just ahead of the launch full specifications of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 were leaked.

The phone starts at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB + 32GB variant and for the higher 4GB + 64GB model, it is priced at Rs. 11,999. The rear camera on the Redmi 5 Plus is 12MP, while the front camera is 5MP. The entry-level 3/32GB Redmi Note 5 configuration shall fetch Rs. 9,999, with 4 gigs of RAM and 64GB internal storage space setting you back 2,000 extra rupees for a total of less than $190.

It's Under the hood is the Snapdragon 625 processor, The company has designed a special charger exclusively for the Indian market, and will be giving a transparent silicon case free with the device. The latest addition being Mi TV 4A which has a 50-inch screen. It is powered by a quad-core 64-bit processor and comes with Dolby+DTS Cinema Audio Quality as well. On the Artificial Intelligence side, Xiaomi's Mi TV 4 has deep learning artificial intelligence system to give accurate and smart recommendations to users, claims the company. It also supports HDR 10 and HLG, H.263, H.264, H.265 and MPEG1 video formats. The Mi TV 4 will ship with LG 4K display panel, Cortex-A53 processor, and Mali-T830 image processor.