Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro was launched today with dual rear camera, both cameras are vertically positioned giving an iPhone X vibe. The device was tagged “India’s camera beast”, because of its powerful dual rear shooters. This is an upgrade to the Redmi Note 5 which has just a single camera. But apart from the dual rear camera, what else does the Redmi Note 5 Pro has to offer? Lets find out.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Review
This might just be a redesigned of the Redmi 5 Plus. However, It looks so different from the Redmi Note 5 though, going with the features at the back. You have to admit that the vertically positioned dual rear cameras at the back are the highlight of the device.
Made from Aluminum Alloy, the Redmi Note 5 Pro is a beauty to behold. It measures 8mm in thickness and weighs 181g overall. Its available in various colours like Gray, Gold, Black, Blue and Rose-Gold.
The bezels are still there though, all over the screen. Nevertheless, there’s been much reduction of bezels. The selfie camera sits at the top bezel, while the bottom bezel is utterly useless. It comes with a much bigger 5.99-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen than its predecessor.
Boasting of 1080 x 2160 pixels in resolution and 403 pixels per inch density. The details on the screen would be very sharp and clear. Overall, Xiaomi got a 77% screen to body ratio with the screen. Thr screen has up to 84% NTSC and is scratch resistant as well.
HARDWARE and SOFTWARE
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chip is in charge here with Octa-Core processor, the processor boasts of a speed of 1.8GHz. In the graphics processing department, the Qualcomm Adreno 509 is in charge. The processor has a 14nm process technology and 64-bit CPU architecture.
There are two versions in terms of RAM, one comes with 4GB while the other comes with 6GB, both reach a memory speed of 1866MHz. In terms of internal storage space, there are two versions as well, one with 32GB, the other with 64GB. Both are upgradeable up to 128GB by inserting a memory card in the sim 2 slot. The Redmi Note 5 Pro runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with MIUI V9.7.9 skin on top.
The dual rear shooters on this baby are pretty powerful. The 12MP + 5MP rear shooters will work together to deliver 4K resolution images, with image dimensions being as high as 4000 x 3000 pixels. The Sony camera comes with f/2.2 aperture, dual-LED flash and lots of other quality features. For selfies, there’s another powerful 20MP selfie camera at the top bezel from Sony. The Sony IMX376 Sensor boasts of a 5P lens, a pixel size of 1.0μm and face recognition, with no front flash.
The Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphone from Xiaomi is powered by a Non-Removable Li-Po 4000mAh battery. It comes with the fast charging feature as well, with a charging duration of about 2.5 hours tops.
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is available for about $289, that’s about (N80,000 – N100,000)
Full Specification Of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
・Announced: February 2018
・Status: Available. February, 20182
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: Yes
・4G Support: Yes
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano + Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes
・Type: Aluminum Alloy
・Dimensions: 75.5 x 158.5 x 8.0 mm
・Color: Gray, Gold, Black, Blue, Rose-Gold
・Type: LCD FHD+ IPS capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 1080 x 2160 pixels
・Pixel Density: 403 ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 77%
・OS: Android 7.0, MIUI V9.7.9
・Processor: Octa-core 1.8 GHz
・Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
・GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 509
・Card slot: Yes, up to 128GB
・Primary: 12MP + 5MP
・Back Flash: Yes, dual-LED Flash
・Front Flash: No
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, hall, gyroscope
・3.5mm jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes