Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Highlights
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is a budget smartphone, comes with 5.99-inch FHD+ Display, 18:9 aspect ratio, Dual 12MP + 5MP Primary Camera Setup, 20MP Selfie Camera, Android 7.1.2 (Nougat), MIUI 9 skin, Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Octa-core 1.8GHz CPU, Adreno 509 GPU, 4/6 GB RAM, 64GB ROM, Li-Po 4000mAh Battery and Fast Charging Support. It is the perfect combo of affordable price and mid-end features.
Release Date and Pre-orders
Back in February 2018, the Redmi Note 5 Pro has launched in the India and China, but, Xiaomi has not yet made any statement about the release date of the Note 5 Pro for the other countries.
A tipster, Roland Quandt reported on twitter that the Redmi Note 5 Pro is coming to Europe. It means that the European launch is imminent.
Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 5 Pro as Note 5 AI High Edition in the United States. The Face Unlock is just the difference between the regular Note 5 Pro and Note 5 AI High Edition. The Xiaomi-mi.US and Geek Buying stores are offering the Note 5 Pro (or Note 5 AI Edition) in the US.
The Chinese brand has been released the Redmi Note 5 Pro as the Redmi Note 5 on May 11 in the Philippines. The sales for the smartphone were started on May 15.
According to the Pro Pakistani news, the Xiaomi Note 5 Pro is finally coming to Pakistan and it will be purchased at Xiaomi official online store, Mistore.pk
Another similar report from AJ Ker Deal says that the Redmi Note 5 Pro is close to launching in Bangladesh. The same source will offer the Note 5 Pro for buying in the country.
Talking about the Arab countries, the Redmi Note 5 Pro is already available on pre-order in the UAE Dubai, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Kuwait. An online store, Gadgetby is shipping unlocked Redmi Note 5 Pro throughout the Arab countries.
It is expected that the Xiaomi Note 5 Pro will be available soon in the rest countries of the world.
The Redmi Note 5 Pro is priced at RS.14999 for the Indian market. In China, it gets a price tag of ¥1099. The Smartphone is available at around $300 in the US. In the Philippines, it is priced at PHP 11,990. The Note 5 Pro is offered on pre-orders in UAE for AED 1099. There is no word on pricing for the other markets.
Roland Quandt said that the Redmi Note 5 Pro will have €230 price label for the international (global) market. The report also shows that the Note 5 Pro European price will be higher as compared to its India price.
Lets check the full specifications and features of the Xiaomi Note 5 Pro.
Design, Display, and OS
The handset has a beautiful look. It is made of plastic and aluminum, and has a 2.5D curved design, measures 158.6 x 75.4 x 8.1 mm dimensions and 181 grams weight. There is a Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version) on the front panel. It has a 5.99-inch screen, 18:9 aspect ratio, a front-facing camera lens, and a vertically-oriented dual camera setup on the top-left corner of the back. A Fingerprint Sensor is also available on the rear. It retains 3.5 mm audio jack.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro sports 5.99 inches IPS LCD Display and 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution with 403 PPI density. It is running on Android OS v7.1.2 (Nougat). The old Android software is skinned with the latest MIUI 9 interface.
Camera and Face Unlock
The Note 5 Pro boasts Dual Rear Camera Setup. It has 12MP (f/2.2) Sony IMX 486 PDAF sensor and 5MP (f/2.0) Samsung Depth Sensor for amazing photography. It lets you shoot splendid images and Full HD videos.
The device comes with a 20MP (f/2.2) Sony IMX 376 Selfie Camera which is capable to make FHD video calls and bright, good looking selfies. Talking about the Face Unlock, the facial recognition security system is limited to a few models, depending on the region.
Hardware and Storage
The Hardware of the Redmi Note 5 Pro is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset, 10nm Octa-core 1.8GHz Cortex-A73 processor, Adreno 509 GPU, 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, and 64GB Internal Memory. The External Memory could achieve up to 256GB via microSD card slot.
AnTuTu Benchmark gives 90642 scores to the Note 5 Pro for its overall hardware performance.
In addition, you can get another variant with 6GB RAM which offers higher performance than the standard 4GB RAM variant.
Battery and Connectivity
Xiaomi Note 5 Pro is powered by a long-lasting Non-removable 4000mAh Li-Po Battery which can keep the device up easily for two days. It supports Quick Charge 2.0 so you can recharge device 60% just in 30 minutes.
The Smartphone runs 3G, 4G LTE networks, and enables dual cellular (Nano-SIM) connectivity, wifi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, infrared, micro USB v2.0, and FM radio. Sensors include an accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.
The Redmi Note 5 Pro arrives in Black, Champagne Gold, Rose Gold, and Lake Blue body colors.