Today, Xiaomi’s Mi TVs are set to go on sale via Flipkart, and mi.com. Additionally, the Redmi Note 5, successor to last year’s Redmi Note 4, will also be available for purchase today. The smartphone will go on sale today at 12:00PM as part of prepaid orders from Xiaomi’s website.
To recall, the Redmi Note 5 was launched last month as Xiaomi prepared to stay on top as the leading smartphone brand in India. The company claimed to have sold over 300,000 units of Redmi Note 5 during the first sale on Flipkart and Mi.com. The Redmi Note 5 is a major design improvement over its predecessor, but largely sticks to same hardware that was used on last year’s model.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 specifications and price
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is the first smartphone from the company to adopt the thin bezel design in the budget segment. The smartphone features a 5.99-inch display with a Full HD+ resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. It is powered by Snapdragon 625 chipset, same as the one found on its predecessor.
The Redmi Note 5 comes in two storage variants – 3GB RAM model with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM model with 64GB storage. It features a single 12-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash, and a 5-megapixel selfie shooter with Beautify 4.0 and selfie-light.
It offers connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and 4G with VoLTE calling function. The Redmi Note 5 runs MIUI 9 based on Android 7.0 Nougat, and is backed by a 4,000mAh battery. The smartphone is priced at Rs 9,999 for the base model, while the 4GB RAM model is priced at Rs 11,999.