Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro And Redmi Note 5 Will Be Available Offline From 6th March
Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 5 Pro and the Redmi Note 5 in India on the 14th February 2018. The Redmi Note 5 retails at a price of Rs 9,999 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro starts at Rs 13,999. Up until now, these devices were exclusively available online via Flipkart and Mi.com through flash sales.
It appears that the devices will be available across India in offline retail stores from the 6th of March. However, do note that the smartphones will be priced Rs 500 extra compared to the online pricing. However, there is no official word from Xiaomi regarding this latest development.
The Redmi Note 5 with 3GB RAM will be available for Rs 10,499 instead of Rs 9,999 and the 4GB RAM variant will be available for Rs 13,499 instead of Rs 12,999. Similarly, the Redmi Note 5 Pro with 4GB RAM will be available for Rs 14,499. However, the 6GB RAM variant will be made available in the later part of March.
Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro has a 5.99-inch 2160 x 1080p IPS LCD display with Gorilla Glass protection. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Octa-core chipset with either 4GB or 6GB RAM and 64GB storage. In fact, this is the first smartphone in the world to feature this chipset.
The smartphone has a dual primary camera setup with a 12 MP primary camera and secondary 5 MP depth sensing sensor. For the first time, the company has used a 20 MP front-facing camera with soft selfie-light.
In terms of operating system, the smartphone runs on Android 7 Nougat with custom MIUI skin on the top. Finally, the smartphone features a 4000 mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick charge 2.0 capability.
Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
It has a 5.99-inch display with a 2160 x 1080px resolution which translates to an 18:9 aspect ratio. This is one of the biggest changes in the Redmi Note series.
Under the hood, the Redmi 5 Plus has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset, 2.0GHz octa-core processor, Adreno 506 GPU, 3GB or 4GB of RAM, and 32GB or 64GB of onboard storage which will be expandable via microSD card. That being said, this chipset is extremely popular in the price segment and won’t disappoint a lot of power users.
The Redmi Note 5 Plus is powered by a massive 4000 mAh battery which, according to Xiaomi, has a standby time of up to 17 days. The device has a micro USB port for charging and data syncing along with a 3.5mm headphone jack. The device has a 12MP primary camera with an f/2.2 aperture and a 5MP secondary camera with beautify 3.0 software.