March 18, 2018

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro Goes On Sale Today

14 March 2018, 11:13 | Lucia Cruz

MIUI 9 OS Stable Rom Update Rolling Out for Redmi 4, Mi Mix 2 and Other Models

Xiaomi's Global MIUI 9 OS Expands To More Smartphones

Xiaomi will launch the Redmi 5 at 3 PM today and will also live stream the launch event online for its fans to catch the action live. There is one information out on the phone, The e-commerce giant Amazon has revealed that the Xiaomi Redmi 5 will be exclusively on its platform.

Xiaomi recently announced a wider release of its MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM on additional smartphone models, and following this new software distribution phase the package which was originally rolled out last November on a handful of devices should now be available for almost two dozens Xiaomi smartphone models. Earlier, Xiaomi during their previous sales of Redmi Note 5 (not Redmi 5), the brand announced that they will not fancy Cash on Delivery (COD) payment mode in order to prevent unauthorised reselling. The company recently introduced the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro in the Indian market, and the Redmi 5 is expected to be next. This means, in India we can expect the Redmi 5 2GB RAM + 16GB storage model to be priced around Rs 7,000, while the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage could cost around Rs 8,500.

The Redmi 5 will most likely be positioned in the affordable price segment, below its elder sibling, the Redmi Note 5. Xiaomi is making the live stream - slated to start at 3pm IST, as mentioned above - available for everyone to see via its official website. There are also speculations about the same LIVE being streamed on YouTube and Xiaomi's official Facebook page as well.

Nicole Kidman to lead another HBO series The Undoing
It won 8 Primetime Emmy Awards out of 16 nominations, including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for Kidman . Kelley , who wrote and created Big Little Lies-along with original book author Lianne Moriarty-will serve as writer once more.

On the photography front, the Redmi 5 features a 12MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and an LED flash.

Redmi 5 comes packed with a 5.7-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 720x1440 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio.

Redmi Note 5 Pro runs on MIUI 9 which is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor coupled with 4GB/6GB RAM. There's a 5MP selfie camera on the front which now comes with a "soft light" flash for better low light selfies. The front camera also has Xiaomi's proprietary Beautify 3.0 capabilities. Fueling the smartphone is a 4,000mAh battery.

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