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Xiaomi to open co-owned stores in India as rules ease

Xiaomi to open co-owned stores in India as rules ease

A huge battery is another plus for the Redmi Note 5, and it's good to see the headphone jack still there.

Much like the Mi A1, the Redmi Note 5 Pro offers a dual camera setup You get a 12 MP rear camera accompanied by a 5 MP depth sensor. The Face Unlock feature works faster than the fingerprint sensor on the device, Xiaomi claims.

Xiaomi manufactured the Redmi Note 5 in two variants. Both the models are to be available in four colors namely Black, Lake Blue, Gold, and Rose Gold. The first sale of both the smartphones will commence from February 22, 2018. The newly launched Mi TV 4 will take on the likes of Samsung, Sony and LG in an all-new segment in the country. The Redmi Note 5 comes with slightly lower specs and will be offered at a lower price tag while the Redmi Note 5 Pro will come with slightly bumped up specs for a marginally higher price point.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 price in India starts at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM, 32GB storage variant, and proceeds up to Rs. 11,999 for the 4GB RAM, 64GB storage variant.

All these products are exclusive to Flipkart and Mi.com and will start selling from 22 February.

Xiaomi to open co-owned stores in India as rules ease
Xiaomi to open co-owned stores in India as rules ease

The biggest features of the Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphone is its price, the phone comes with high-end specifications at a low price. Both the devices run on the Android Nougat based MIUI 9 and have on-screen buttons for navigation.

Given the key specifications, the Redmi Note 5 Pro is superior to the Redmi Note 4 and the Redmi Note 5 - from display to processor to RAM to storage to camera.

It also features a 12MP main camera with f/2.2 aperture, 1.25 μm, phase detection autofocus and dual-LED dual-tone flash, a 5MP front-snapper, and a 4,000mAh battery with fast charging 5V/2A. The power adapter it ships with has been designed for India, said to withstand power surges common in the country. The device has an aluminum unibody with 8.05mm thickness. The company has announced the launch of its most awaited device Redmi Note 5 along with many other products. It too sports a 5.99-inch full-HD (1080×2160 pixels) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, 450-nit brightness, 83 percent NTSC colour gamut, and 2.5D curved glass.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is fueled by an octa-core Snapdragon 636 SoC, with the Adreno 509 GPU and 4GB or 6GB of RAM. Mi TV is making its way outside of China for the first time ever. It's the first smartphone to use Qualcomm's latest mid-range chip, the Snapdragon 636, and other improvements over the standard Note 5 include Bluetooth 5.o and a 20MP front-facing cameras for those all-important selfies. With the new processor and the all new optics, can this Redmi phone actually eat into the sales of more expensive phones like the OnePlus 5T? The primary camera on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with electronic image stabilisation (EIS) for video.

The new Redmi Note 5 series has received an upgrade over its predecessor in terms of display size and screen resolution.





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