Redmi Note 5 Pro will be available for pre-orders at 12pm IST on Friday, April 13 via Mi.com. The smartphone was launched back in February, and has since been made available online in flash sales via Flipkart and Mi.com. The smartphone is also available offline via Mi Home stores and Xiaomi offline retail partners, though buyers will have to pay a slight premium if choosing the latter route. The smartphone’s highlights are its Snapdragon 636 SoC, up to 6GB of RAM, and its dual rear camera setup.
Xiaomi made the Redmi Note 5 Pro pre-order availability announcement via its Mi.com site, as well as the MIUI Forum. For the Chinese company, pre-orders imply buyers will get to book the smartphone in advance, instead of waiting in line during the other weekly flash sales. Xiaomi promises guaranteed priority shipping (generally within five business days) for pre-orders. Pre-orders are limited to one or two smartphones per order, and, payments have to be made up-front – there is no cash on delivery option. Buyers will also be able to cancel their pre-orders before the product is shipped.
Specifications of Redmi Note 5 Pro
If we look at the specifications of Redmi Note 5 Pro, it features a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels, a colour contrast ratio of 1500:1 and 450-nits brightness. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor along with Adreno 509 GPU. Both the 4GB and 6GB variants have 64GB of internal storage.
Note 5 Pro has a dual-camera setup, making it first smartphone under Redmi series to feature dual rear cameras. The phone features 12-megapixel primary lens with 1.25-micron pixel and f/2.2 aperture along with a 5-megapixel secondary sensor with 1.12-micron pixel and f/2.0 aperture. For the front, there is a 20-megapixel camera with Sony IMX376 sensor, LED flash and Beautify 4.0.
A 4000mah battery backs the Redmi Note 5 Pro, and it runs on MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. On the connectivity front, the phone features 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, dual-SIM, and micro USB port.
In the review of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, we had said, ” The display looks good, but lack of app scaling option leaves the black screen. The camera does a good job in most cases and the bokeh effect surely looks good.”