Xiaomi‘s highly-anticipated set of affordable smartphones and its first smart TV are going on sale today. The Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro, and the Mi TV 4 will be available for purchase starting 12:00PM across mi.com, Mi Home, and Flipkart. Xiaomi’s first set of products for the Indian market for this year were announced on February 14, and today will be up for their first flash sale.
One of the talking points of the Redmi Note 5 series is that they are equipped with 18:9 displays, and 4,000mAh battery. The Redmi Note 5 Pro also packs a dual-camera setup that makes it a first in its series. The Mi TV 4, on the other hand, is the company’s first smart television in the Indian market.
Launch day offers
As part of the first flash sale, there are a number of offers you could consider before you purchase any of the products. On the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro, Reliance Jio is offering Rs 2,200 cashback along with 100 percent additional 4G data. Other Flipkart offers are also applicable on the purchase of the smartphone.
If you purchase with Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card, Flipkart will offer an additional five percent discount. You can get extra 10 percent off on the next purchase of select fashion products. With the Mi TV 4, Xiaomi is offering Mi IR cable, which costs Rs 299, for free. On-site installation of the smart TV, which costs Rs 1,099 will also be free of any charge, and you will be eligible for first three months of free subscription to Sony Liv and Hungama Play.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 specifications
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is retaining the metal unibody, and one of the highlights of the Redmi Note 5 is 5.99-inch Full HD+ display running at a resolution of 2160×1080 pixels, and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The Redmi Note 5 is offered in two storage variants – 3GB of RAM with 32GB storage priced at Rs 9,999, and 4GB of RAM with 64GB storage, priced at Rs 11,999.
It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC paired with Adreno 506 GPU. For optics it includes 12-megapixel main camera of aperture f/2.2 and pixel size of 1.25um. It is paired with a dual-tone LED flash. Up front, you have a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash, for selfies and video calling. The smartphone is fueled by a 4,000mAh battery. On the software front, it runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat with a layer of MIUI 9.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro specifications
The Redmi Note 5 Pro is available in two variants as well – 4GB/6GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage. The 4GB model is priced at Rs 13,999, while the 6GB model is priced at Rs 16,999. As for specifications, the Redmi Note 5 Pro features the same 5.99-inch display as the Redmi Note 5. It is the first smartphone in the world to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC.
The camera is one of the highlights of the Redmi Note 5 Pro. It features a dual-camera setup at the back, which includes a combination of 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. Up front, there is a 20-megapixel camera with lamp flash. The smartphone is fueled by a 4,000mAh battery, and runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat out-of-the-box with MIUI running atop.
Xiaomi Mi TV 4 specifications
The Mi TV 4 features a 55-inch LED screen. The USP of the smart TV is that it measures a mere 4.9mm in thickness. It comes with a frameless design that adds to the immersive viewing experience. Xiaomi has partnered with players like Hungama, voot, ALT Balaji, Zee5 and Sony LIV among others to offer over 500,000 hours of content. It is priced at Rs 39,999.