Redmi Note 5: Specification, Price and release date

Redmi note 5

After great success of Redmi note 4, not only note 4 but their all models are hit globally especially in India. Xiaomi launched their new smartphone Redmi Note 5.

Popularity of Mi has increased exponentially since its launch and every other company is struggling hard to sustain in budget phone segment. Better camera and decent hardware makes it the first choice of almost every budget buyer.


The look and feel of Note 5 is premium as it is fully built with metal. The phone comes with a 5.9 inch FHD+ (403ppi) display and the best part it has screen to body ratio of 18:9 (2160×1080).

The screen is protected by corning gorilla glass. The device weighs 180 gram with thickness of 8.05mm which is a bit heavy and thick compared to other devices being launched every day.


Sad part is not having dual camera setup as it has become a trend as well as need of the generation. Anyway the device offers a 12MP of primary and 5MP of secondary camera both capable of recording Full HD videos and taking great pictures.

Both front and rear cameras have LED flash to capture photos in any light condition. The selfie shooter also offers beautify 4.0 for amazing selfies which really enhance your beauty.

The Heart and Brain

As far as the hardware is concerned the MI Note 5 houses Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor. The graphics processor unit (GPU) is Adreno 506 which can handle most of the graphics intensive games easily. The device runs on Android Nougat with MIUI 9 on top.

For your seamless multitasking the device comes in two variants one with 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM and other with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which is adequate for most of the users, if not then memory can be expanded upto 128GB through microSD card.

The phone is fueled by a 4000 mAh non-removable li-ion battery.

The new Redmi note 5 comes with dual 4g sim slot which is hybrid i.e. either you can use 2 Sims or 1 sim and a memory card. The device has Bluetooth version 4.2 and also offers IR blaster through which you can control any appliance like TV, AC, Setup boxes etc. It has micro USB 2.0

The device has been stuffed with many useful sensors like fingerprint sensors (Rear mounted), Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light sensor, Infrared and hall sensor.

The price of the phone starts at Rs. 9999 for 32GB variant and Rs.11999 for 64GB variant. And as usual they were able to keep unbeatable price. Sales will go wild on 22nd february @12pm exclusively on Flipkart and of course

Color options- Black, Gold, Lake Blue, Rose Gold

Also read- Redmi note 5 PRO

Jai Singh

Love reading and writing about technology, trying new stuffs and spreading the same in most easy way possible.

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