Xiaomi has announced today that it has received unprecedented response to its Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphones which were launched in India in the month of February this year. The Redmi Note 5 series have crossed 5 million sales in India within 4 months of launch as claimed by Xiaomi. Last year, Redmi Note 4 was the bestselling phone in India having sold 10 million units within one year of launch and 5 million units in its first 6 months. Redmi Note 5 series has performed even better than its predecessor, by selling 5 million within 4 months as further announced by the company.
To refreshen your memory, Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro phones come with 5.99-inch Full-HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) display with 2.5D curved glass and 18:9 aspect ratio. These phones are packed with 4000 mAh battery. These phones run on Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) with MIUI 9 custom layer of Xiaomi.
The Redmi Note 5 is powered by 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor mated with Adreno 506 GPU. This phone comes with two variants – 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage expandable upto 128GB with microSD card.
On the optics front, this phone is equipped with 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1.25um pixel size and f/2.2 aperture. For selfies, this phone has 5MP front-facing camera with selfie LED flash and f/2.0 aperture.
Redmi Note 5 is priced at INR 9,999 for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant and INR 11,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant.
On the other hand, the Redmi Note 5 Pro gets its strength from 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 636 14nm SoC with Adreno 509 GPU. It comes in two variants of 4GB and 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB (eMMC 5.0) storage which can be further extended upto 128GB via microSD card.
For photography, this phone is mounted with two rear cameras – 12MP with dual-tone LED Flash, Sony IMX486 sensor, 1.25um pixel size, f/2.2 aperture and secondary camera of 5MP with 1.12um pixel size, f/2.0 aperture. For selfies, this phone comes with 20MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX376 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, selfie LED flash.
Redmi Note 5 Pro is priced at INR 13,999 for 4GB RAM, 64GB storage variant and INR 16,999 for 6GB RAM, 64GB storage variant.