Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 5 Pro in India in February, earlier this year. Priced at Rs 14,999 for 4GB RAM variant, and Rs 16,999 for the 6GB RAM variant, the smartphone comes with interesting set to specifications and features. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core SoC, and dual cameras at the back. While the chipset supports full HD video recording at 60fps, it was limited to 30fps. But that changes with the latest update.
Xiaomi has started rolling out the Android 8.1 Oreo update with MIUI 10 custom skin on top. The update also brings Project Treble compatibility to the smartphone to enable faster software updates. Now, the latest MIUI 10 Beta ROM in China has enabled 1080p video recording at 60fps, which will allow you to record smoother videos on the smartphone.
It was spotted by a senior member on XDA-Developers forums. Considering the fact that the update has been made available in China, we can expect it to make its way in India too. Users now have 4 options to choose from, which includes Full HD recording at 30fps or 60fps, HD (720p) and SD (480p) video recording at 30fps.
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro specifications
The Redmi Note 5 Pro features a 5.99-inch display with a Full HD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels, and an aspect ratio of 18:9. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage, or 6GB RAM with 64GB storage depending on the variant you choose.
In terms of optics, the smartphone features dual rear cameras with primary 12-megapixel sensor and a secondary 5-megapixel sensor for capturing depth and adding bokeh effect to your pictures. It also gets a better 20-megapixel selfie camera with dedicated flash that also enables facial unlock mechanism. Armed with a 4,000mAh battery, the smartphone runs on Android 7.1 Nougat with MIUI 9 interface, and Android Oreo update with MIUI 10 is due to rollout in a few weeks.