And as for Redmi 5 launch offers, buyers will get an instant Rs. 2,200 cashback from Reliance Jio with 100GB of additional data, and a 5 percent discount on Amazon India and Mi.com using SBI credit cards. The Note 5 is fitted with a 5.99-inch display that supports Full HD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels.
Redmi 5 has an all-metal body, and will come in Black, Gold, Lake Blue, and Rose Gold colour options in the Indian market. One of the more surprising changes is the presence of Android Oreo 8.1 which is even compatible with Google's Treble architecture.
It runs on Android Nougat-based MIUI 9 customer software, and keeping everything running is the 1.6GHz octa-core Snapdragon 450 SoC. We take a closer look at the key design elements of the new Redmi 5. At the launch event, Xiaomi revealed that the handset has scored an impressive benchmarking score of 115,247 on AnTuTu. The new device sports 5.99-inch fullHD+ screens with 18:9 aspect ratios, covered with reflective Gorilla Glass, which hampers sunlight visibility.
The Redmi Note 5 comes in two storage and RAM combinations of 32GB/3GB and 64GB/4GB with a price tag of Rs 9,999 and Rs 11,999, respectively. It is available in 3/4/6GB RAM and 32/64 GB Internal Storage. It will be available in as many as three RAM versions: 2GB, 3GB and 4GB. The internal storage can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card. The inclusion of pre-HDR allows it to intelligently detect the background light to capture fantastic selfie shots in dim-light conditions by accordingly configuring the front LED flash. It has a 12MP Sony IMX486 sensor with 1.25-micron-pixel and f/1.6 aperture along with a 5MP secondary camera with 1.12-micron pixel, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, EIS, and an LED flash module. Both front and rear cameras offer Portrait mode Bokeh effects. Other difference is that the Redmi Note 5 Chinese variant comes with USB Type-C as well as official Quick Charge 3.0 support which is not present on the Redmi Note 5 Pro.