The Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro have been one of the most popular smartphones to launch from Xiaomi in recent times. While the demand is much higher for the Pro model, the Redmi Note 5 has also been difficult to get hands on. Xiaomi is providing an opportunity to the Redmi Note 5 buyers to get the smartphone in an open sale, which will continue till 11:59PM tonight. Also Read - MIUI 13 to add 3GB of RAM to any Xiaomi phone with its memory expansion feature
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In terms of pricing, the base variant with 3GB RAM is priced at Rs 9,999, whereas the top end variant with 4GB of RAM is priced at Rs 11,999. Buyers can choose between Black, Gold, Lake Blue and Rose Gold color options. Also Read - Xiaomi might have a new Snapdragon 888 phone up its sleeve, to be Mi 11T
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 specifications and features
Talking about the specifications, the smartphone features a 5.99-inch display with a Full HD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The smartphone runs on MIUI 9.5-based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS, and it is also due to get an update to Android Oreo in the coming weeks. The MIUI 9.5 also brings support for gesture-based controls, allowing you to disable the onscreen navigation buttons and make the full use of the 18:9 display.
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The Redmi Note 5 is powered by Snapdragon 625 octa-core SoC paired with 3GB of RAM with 32GB storage, or 4GB RAM with 64GB storage. A microSD card slot for further expansion is also present.
In terms of optics, the Redmi Note 5 features a single rear camera of 12-megapixel resolution, and a 5-megapixel front camera. Armed with a beefy 4,000mAh battery, the smartphone features connectivity options such as dual SIM card slots, 4G LTE with VoLTE support, Bluetooth and GPS.