Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (AI Dual Camera) with Quick Charge 3.0, Android 8.1 Oreo, Dual VoLTE Announced

Redmi Note 5 Pro was introduced in India on 14th February along with the Redmi Note 5 and today, Xiaomi has introduced Redmi Note 5 Pro as Redmi Note 5 (AI Dal Camera) in China with a few upgrades. In terms of design, Redmi Note 5 Pro and the Redmi Note 5 looks identical and has same dimensions as well as the weight. Both of them carry the Dual camera setup on the rear side with a 12MP primary and a 5MP secondary sensor. But, the primary 12MP camera of Redmi Note 5 has a larger f/1.9 aperture (f/2.2 on Indian variant), 1.4μm pixel size and also supports Dual PD for faster focusing. The front camera of Redmi Note 5 has a downgraded 13MP sensor when compared with the 20MP camera of Redmi Note 5 Pro.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 China

Although both devices include a 4000mAh battery, the Redmi Note 5 supports Quick Charge 3.0 wherein the Redmi Note 5 Pro has Quick Charge 2.0 support. Coming to the software, the Redmi Note 5 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9 wherein the Redmi Note 5 Pro runs on Android Nougat with MIUI 9. The Chinese variant supports Project Treble and also Dual VoLTE. There are no changes in the display and the processor. To recall, the Redmi Note 5 has the same 5.99-inch display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 and powered by the same octa-core Snapdragon 636 processor. It is offered in three configurations – 3GB RAM with 32GB Storage and 4GB or 6GB with 64GB Storage on both. Other key features are a Premium metal body, Fingerprint scanner, IR Blaster, 5GHz WiFi, GPS, and Face Unlock, and Bluetooth 5.0.

In China, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is sold in four hues – Black, Gold, Blue, & Gold and available to buy via Xiaomi’s official website and also through other online retailers starting 20th March 2018. The 4GB/32GB variant priced at 1099 yuan (₹12,300), 4GB/64GB at 1399 yuan (₹14,400) and the 6GB/64GB at 1699 yuan (₹17,450).

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (China) Full Specifications
  • 5.99″ Display, 2160×1080 Pixels, 403 PPI
  • 18:9 Aspect Ratio, 84% NTSC Color Gamut
  • Fingerprint Scanner, Gorilla Glass
  • Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform, Octa-core
  • Adreno 509 GPU
  • 32GB/64GB eMMC 5.1 Flash Storage
  • microSD Support up to 128GB
  • Android Oreo with MIUI 9
  • Dual Rear Camera, 12MP ƒ/1.9 + 5MP, Dual PD, Single LED Flash, PDAF
  • 13MP Front Camera, ƒ/2.0, AI Portrait Mode, LED Selfie-light, Beautify 3.0, Face Unlock
  • Video Recording (Front/Rear) – 1080p, 720p@30fps, 720p@120fps
  • 4000mAh Battery, Quick Charge 3.0, 5V/2A
  • Hybrid Dual SIM, Nano+Nano/microSD
  • 2G/3G/4G LTE, Dual VoLTE
  • Bluetooth 5.0 HID, WiFi a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz)
  • Micro USB 2.0 Port, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Sensors – Infrared, Proximity, Gyro, Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Hall, E-Compass
  • Dimensions – 158.6 x 75.45 x 8.05 mm
  • Weight – 181g
  • Colors – Black, Gold, Lake Blue, Rose Gold
  • In the Box – Handset, Case, Adapter, USB Cable, SIM Ejector, Manual

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