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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Mi TV 4 launch live blog: Updates on pricing, features and availability

Catch all the live updates from the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 India launch event.

  • Updated: February 14, 2018 1:11 PM IST
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Xiaomi, India’s top smartphone brand, is introducing a new set of mid-range smartphones in the Indian market which is expected to replicate the success story of the Redmi Note 4 from last year. The successor, Redmi Note 5, and its Pro variant will be announced in a short while from now. The smartphones have been part of numerous leaks in the past, with the most recent one revealing even the retail prices.

The Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro are expected to bring some impressive features such as dual cameras, massive battery, and more to the affordable segment. In addition to the smartphones, Xiaomi is also likely to debut its Mi TV 4 in India at the same event. As Xiaomi India head Manu Jain takes to stage at 12:00PM to announce the new products, we will be covering the event live and you can catch here all the updates as the launch unfolds. Follow our live blog to know more about the price, specifications, availability and more.

 

Deepali Moray February 14, 20181:37 pm

That’s all folks!
Follow our website to read reviews, comparisons, and launch day offers about the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro, and the Mi TV 4.

Deepali Moray February 14, 20181:35 pm

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro, and Mi TV 4 will be available starting February 22 on mi.com, Mi Home, and Flipkart. https://twitter.com/XiaomiIndia/status/963685056282873856

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Here’s a summary of all Xiaomi products launched today in India.

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Launch day offers on the Mi TV 4

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Xiaomi Mi TV 4 is priced at Rs 39,999.

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Mi TV 4 comes with Mi Remote. With the IR cable, the TV can intelligently switch between the attached peripherals (HDMI/ TV).

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Here’s a summary of the Mi LED (smart) TV 4 (55-inch) specs – https://twitter.com/XiaomiIndia/status/963680611419480064

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Meanwhile, you can read about our review of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro here – http://bit.ly/2Ckudkq

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Xiaomi announces PatchWall – India’s first content-first UI for the Mi TV 4.

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About 80 percent of the online content on the Mi TV 4 will be free.

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Here’s an overview of the Mi TV 4 specifications https://twitter.com/XiaomiIndia/status/963678932569608192

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Xiaomi Mi TV 4 is a smart TV and offers access to Hotstar, Voot, SonyLiv, Hungama, Zee5, TVF, and other content providers. Xiaomi will bring more partners onboard.

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Mi TV 4 comes with 64-bit quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 8GB storage, WI-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, Ethernet and other connectivity options.

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Mi TV 4 (55-inch) offers 4K UHD resolution and comes with HDR technology.

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Xiaomi is calling the Mi TV 4 “world’s thinnest LED TV”. It comes with a frameless display for an edge-to-edge experience.

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Mi TV 4 measures just 4.9mm. Xiaomi says it is 38 percent slimmer than the Samsung Galaxy S8.

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It is the first time the Mi TV 4 has stepped outside home country China.

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Xiaomi Mi LED TV 4 is here.

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One last thing…

Deepali Moray February 14, 20181:00 pm

Here are the pricing details of the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro

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Redmi Note 5 Pro with 6GB RAM + 64 GB internal storage is priced at Rs 16,999
4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage is priced at Rs 13,999.

Deepali Moray February 14, 201812:57 pm

Face Unlock debuts on the Redmi Note 5 Pro. Uses AI-based facial recognition unlock. It will available at the end of March as an OTA update.

Deepali Moray February 14, 201812:56 pm

Beautify 4.0 is trained for portraits of Indians to preserve elements such as bindi and nose pin. https://twitter.com/RedmiIndia/status/963675152998371330

Deepali Moray February 14, 201812:52 pm

Xiaomi announces Beautify 4.0. Optimized for India, and supports both the rear and front cameras.

Deepali Moray February 14, 201812:50 pm

Camera specs of the Redmi Note 5 Pro :
20-megapixel front camera with Sony IMX376 sensor with Selfie LED Light
12-megapixel+5-megapixel dual-cameras at back with LED light

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Xiaomi claims the Redmi Note 5 Pro has better edge detection than the Apple iPhone X or Google Pixel 2.

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Redmi Note 5 Pro uses AI-based computing to produce enhanced results both from the front and back cameras.

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Here are some of the camera samples taken from the Redmi Note 5 Pro -https://twitter.com/RedmiIndia/status/963673050809061377

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Camera is one of the highlights of the Redmi Note 5 Pro. There’s a combination of a 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors at the back.

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Read more about how Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC adds efficiency and performance to the Redmi Note 5 Pro – http://bit.ly/2ggEiWW

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Redmi Note 5 Pro will also be available in the same color choices as Redmi Note 5. There will be options of Lake Blue, Gold, Rose Gold, and Black.

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Does the Redmi Note 5 at Rs 9,999 interest you? Read our review of the smartphone as you make the decision – http://bit.ly/2o0Hme4

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You can read in detail the specifications, features, and prices of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 here – http://bit.ly/2o1Kp54

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Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with up to 6GB of RAM. This makes it the first Redmi smartphone to pack more RAM.

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The Redmi Note 5 Pro achieves an AnTuTu score of 109,692, making it the fastest Redmi phone ever.

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With Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC and Kryo 260 CPU, the Redmi Note 5 Pro can deliver up to 50 percent higher performance and 40 percent more power efficiency.

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Redmi Note 5 Pro is the first smartphone in the world to come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC.

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Today’s event is also the global debut of the Redmi Note 5 Pro.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 costs Rs 9,999 for 3GB+32GB internal storage model.

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Here are some of the sample images taken from the Redmi Note 5

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Redmi Note 5 is an upgrade in terms of design, quality, and camera. It is equipped with Snapdragon 625 SoC that is claimed to offer improved performance.

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Redmi Note 5 comes in four color choices of Black, Gold, Rose Gold and a new Lake blue.

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Redmi Note 5 comes with a charger designed for India. The charger has been designed to handle voltage spikes.

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Camera on the Redmi Note 5 has been enhanced to allow better low-light photography. It is equipped with a dedicated Selfie Light for enhanced self portraits.

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“Redmi Note 5 is the thinnest Redmi phone we have ever made.”

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Redmi Note 5 gets a 5.99-inch display with the current industry trend of 18:9 aspect ratio with narrower top and bottom bezels.

Deepali Moray February 14, 201812:19 pm

Xiaomi is calling the Redmi Note 5 an ‘all-around upgrade’.

Deepali Moray February 14, 201812:16 pm

“Redmi Note 4 was the best selling phone of 2017,” says Manu Kumar Jain. Xiaomi sold over 9 million units of the budget smartphone.

Deepali Moray February 14, 201812:14 pm

Xiaomi India head Manu Kumar Jain is on the stage talking about the brand’s progress in the country. https://twitter.com/XiaomiIndia/status/963664348827746304

Deepali Moray February 14, 201812:11 pm

The Redmi Note 5 will be the successor to last year’s supremely popular Redmi Note 4 and is expected to bring design enhancements, along with retaining good battery as its highlight.

Deepali Moray February 14, 201812:09 pm

We are just a few minutes away from the live unveiling of the Redmi Note 5 smartphone and the MiTV 4.

Deepali Moray February 14, 201812:04 pm

Xiaomi India will be shortly announcing its first set of products for 2018. The company is likely to announce two new Redmi smartphones and debut its smart TV in India.

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  • Published Date: February 14, 2018 11:55 AM IST
  • Updated Date: February 14, 2018 1:11 PM IST