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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 FAQ, pros, cons, user queries and answers

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 FAQ, pros, cons, user queries and answers

The Redmi Note 5 smartphone- a successor to the popular Redmi Note 4 is expected to be launched in India at 12 noon.

The Redmi Note 5 will be sold for Rs 9,999 ($156) and Rs 11,999 ($187) for the 3GB RAM and 32GB model or the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.

The Redmi Note 5 comes equipped with a 5.99-inch, 18:9 aspect ratio display which has a FullHD+ resolution (2160x1080 pixels) and a pixel density of 403ppi. There are no fancy dual cameras like on the Redmi Note 5 Pro - the phone features a single 12MP f/2.2 sensor, phase detection autofocus, and a dual-tone LED flash, and a 5MP front camera with a front LED flash.

Answer: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 comes with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506 GPU.

The company has also forayed into the TV segment by launching its Mi LED TV 4 (55 inch) in India.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro boasts a number of features that will allow impressive mobile photography.

Xiaomi's India fans have been waiting for the Mi TV for a long time now and it is probably the only television in the recently history to have so much anticipation. Moreover, the Mi TV 4 ships with several new features not found in expensive smart televisions. Launch offers for the first three months is all set to consists of the free 3-month subscription (worth Rs. 619) to Sony Liv and Hungama Play, the Mi IR cable (worth Rs. 299), and on-site installation worth Rs. 1,099 for free. Both smartphones will go on sale in India via Mi.com, Flipkart and Mi Home offline stores starting February 22, and will be available in other offline stores "very soon". "The device is priced at Rs 16,999 for 6GB and 64 GB version, while the 4GB version is priced at Rs 13,999". The Mi TV 4 was first showcased at CES 2017 and the highlight of this is the ultra-thin frame.

■What differentiates the Redmi Note 5 from the Redmi Note 5 Pro is the performance and camera hardware. At 4.9mm in thickness, it's definitely slimmer than your average smartphone. It comes with Cortex-A53 quad-core CPU clocked at 1.8GHz coupled with Mali-T830 image processor. It was launched in three sizes i.e. 49 inches, 55 inches and 65 inches in China a year ago. The Mi TV 4 is the smart TV that has 3x HDMI (1 ARC) ports and along with USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 port. In addition, there are over 500,000 hours of content available on the Mi TV 4.


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