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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro officially unveiled in India

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro officially unveiled in India

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 price in India starts at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM, 32GB storage variant, and goes up to Rs. 11,999 for the 4GB RAM, 64GB storage variant. The launch of the latest smartphones in the Redmi Note series comes after the company launched the Redmi Note 4 a year ago which became the No. 1 selling smartphone in the country in its price range.

Xiaomi has officially unveiled its Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro in a launch event held in New Delhi, India, confirming all the things listed on the leaked spec sheet that surfaced online yesterday.

The phone is powered by 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU. On top of that, the Redmi Note 5 Pro will also feature Face Unlock, which further explains the use of a high resolution lens on the front.

What the 5 bringsIs the Redmi Note 5 a worthy successor? The smartphone boasts of a more appealing design, an enhanced processor efficiency and better camera capabilities as compared to the Redmi Note 5. As for connectivity, the Xiaomi Mi TV 4A has Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 4.2, three HDMI ports, two USB ports, AV in, Ethernet port, and S/PDIF audio output. It also looks like the Mi TV 4 will be Flipkart exclusive.

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Mi TV 4 will be exclusively available on Flipkart for the price of 39,999 INR. The Redmi Note 5 Pro also comes in two variants - 6GB/64GB and 4GB/64GB. The navigation controls are on-screen, which is again an improvement over physical controls in Redmi Note 4. The new Xiaomi device is expected come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 and may come with various storage variants. Allegedly, the company spent a long time customising the interface of the TV to make it truly smart. TV will be available on Amazon on this 22 February.

Concerning camera specifications, the device boasts 12MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and 5MP front camera with 1080p video recording support at 30fps and LED-Selfie light. It also comes paired with 4GB and 6GB of storage depending on the price you're willing to pay and a flat 64GB of storage. The dual-SIM Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 runs MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat.

It has fingerprint and Infrared sensor both. The 55-inch version is priced at Yuan 3,999, which is almost Rs 40,000 plus.


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