The Redmi Note 5 Pro, being the latest smartphone from Xiaomi is another midrange contender packed with features. But before you figure out yourself, we have compiled the list of cool things to make it easier for you. Here are the 8 things that make Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro worthwhile.
1) 18:9 Full HD+ Display
First thing on our list is the display, the Redmi Note 5 Pro offers a large 5.99-inch Full HD+ screen with 18:9 aspect ratio and least screen bezels. This is the newer design which is currently trending in the smartphone market and it’s one of the main highlights of the Redmi Note 5 Pro.
The screen also comes with Full HD+ resolution (2160 x 1080 pixels) which is higher than most phones in the given price range. Higher resolution means the screen can offer crisp and sharp content.
2) Dual 12 MP Cameras
The cameras on the Redmi Note 5 Pro sounds as compelling as a flagship device. Talking about the rear camera, it hooks up dual (12 MP + 5 MP) cameras with Portrait mode support for bokeh effect photographs.
It is also the first Redmi phone that comes with dual cameras. If you love taking Portraits, then the Redmi Note 5 Pro leaves nothing to be desired.
3) 20 MP Selfie Camera with Beautify 4.0 & LED Flash
Xiaomi takes over the selfie market in the midrange segment. The 20 MP front camera is a serious competitor for the selfie-focused phones in Vivo and OPPO brand. No wonder the Redmi Note 5 Pro snaps mind-boggling selfies which meet the selfie demand.
The camera uses the Beautify 4.0 AI to enhance the selfies using its deep learning algorithm mainly optimized for Indian environment. The LED flash on the front is provided for low-light selfies. Check out a few shots we took from the front 20 MP camera on the Redmi Note 5 Pro.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Selfies
4) Fast Performer (Snapdragon 636 SoC & 6 GB RAM)
With the latest Snapdragon 636 chip inside, the Redmi Note 5 Pro is faster than current phones having the Snapdragon 625 SoC. It carries eight Kryo 260 cores clocked at maximum 1.8 GHz and an Adreno 509 GPU for gaming. The chip is based on a 14nm FinFet technology meaning it is power efficient and draws less battery power.
Moreover, Xiaomi has expanded the RAM up to 6 GB on the Redmi Note 5 Pro, the only phone in the whole Redmi lineup to offer as much RAM. This has the LPDDR4X type memory that’s been used on many flagship smartphones while several midrange phones still offer the mainstream LPDDR3 RAM.
5) Huge 4,000 mAh Battery
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro offers a large 4,000 mAh battery that ensures a long run on a single charge. The company claims the battery to offer full day backup, 14 hours of video playback, 26 hours of music playback, 8 hours of gaming, 6 hours and 30 mins of video recording (Full HD), 22 hours of calling, and 31 days of standby.
6) Face Unlock
Face Unlock is also added to the Redmi Note 5 Pro which unlocks the phone via facial recognition. The Face Unlock is popular among iPhone X followed by other flagship smartphones. Xiaomi has already rolled out an OTA update for the Face Unlock.
7) IR Blaster
The IR Blaster on the Redmi Note 5 Pro comes into action when you want to control all your infrared-enabled devices such as TV, Air conditioner, Set-top box, and Projector. Not all phones offer IR Blaster and this is where the Redmi Note 5 Pro outshines its competitors.
8) Value For Money
As far as the pricing is concerned, the Redmi Note 5 Pro, which not only is loaded with features but best-in-class specifications, is available at a compelling price of Rs13,999 for 4 GB RAM with 64 GB storage and Rs16,999 for 6 GB RAM with 64 GB storage. It surely is a bang for the buck if you are looking for a smartphone under Rs20,000.
If we missed any other aspect that you think should be included in the list, mention in the comments below.