Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 with 5.99-inch 18:9 display launched in India


Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro is launched in India today along with them, Mi TV 4 is expected to launch. The Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has unveiled the devices at an event in New Delhi. The event can be watched live on its website Mi.com. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, the successor to the last year’s Redmi Note 4, is released as an exclusive for Flipkart.

Apart from the new Xiaomi smartphones, it is expected that the upcoming Mi TV 4 is also going to be launched, which will also be a Flipkart exclusive. Stay tuned to Digi Critics to know more about the launch event.


Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Units Sold in 2017

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specifications


Starting with the display, the major change for the Redmi Note 5 is the design with the bezel-less display with 18:9 aspect ratio.  Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is available in four color variants. Lake Blue, Black, Gold, and Rose Gold color variants. In the 5.99-inch display, Xiaomi has reduced the borders significantly, thus giving the users more space on the screen. The company claims Xiaomi is the thinnest phone they have ever made.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Camera Specifications

The Redmi Note 5 gets a 12MP rear camera with 1.25 um pixel size. This feature gives 25% more pixel area than its predecessor Redmi Note 4. The phone gets a front camera of 5MP. The cameras on both front and the back are supported by a LED flash.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Processor, Battery & Memory

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 comes with Snapdragon 625, the same processor Redmi Note 4 has. The battery backup is 4,000mAh.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Design


The Redmi Note 5 gets a pyrolytic graphite sheet. This helps to keep the phone cool. Corning Gorilla Glass coating is protecting the phone. The phones are shipped with a charger in the box.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Price in India

The price of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 in India starts at Rs 9,999. The price for 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant is fixed as Rs.9, 999. The 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant are priced at Rs. 11,999. Along with the phone, Xiaomi is giving away an ultra-slim case with the Redmi Note 5.