Xiaomi has taken the wraps off their all-new Redmi Note 5 Pro in India, which also happens to be a global launch of the device. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro price in India starts at Rs 13999 for 4GB RAM and goes all the way up to Rs 16,999 for 6GB RAM variant. The sale starts February 22, 2018.
One of the key highlights of the Redmi Note 5 Pro being a vertically aligned dual camera module at the rear, which looks heavily inspired by Apple’s iPhone X. Furthermore, it also appears to be a phone aimed at selfie enthusiasts give that there’s a whopping 20MP secondary camera at the front.
As for specifications of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, it sports a 5.99-inch (2160 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio, resulting in thin bezels and 403 ppi pixel density. Unlike the Redmi Note 5, this one has 2 variants – 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM + 64GB storage.
Internally, powering the Redmi Note 5 Pro is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core SoC with 8 Kyro 260 cores allied with Adreno 509 GPU. For photography, it houses a 12+5 MP dual rear camera setup with Electronics Image Stabilisation (EIS). It features a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. It runs MIUI 9 on top on Android Nougat out of the box, which is a bit surprising.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro offers a standard set of connectivity options like 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth and microUSB 2.0 (again no type-C). Last but not least, it packs a 4000mAh battery under the hood.
During the event in New Delhi, India this afternoon, the Chinese OEM also unveiled their most-awaited successor to last year’s Redmi Note 4, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. It’s nothing but a rebranded Redmi 5 Plus that was announced in China towards the end of last year.