Xiaomi set to open self-owned 'Mi Home' retail stores in India


But coming back to the smartphones, the new Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro models will be exclusively available via Flipkart in the country, apart from Mi.com and the Mi Home retail stores.

The cost of the devices is not known to the Indian presentations Xiaomi. Focusing on the later, the said smartphone is fortified with new hardware and dual camera set-up. "The Redmi Note 5 is essentially a rebranded Redmi 5 Plus, launched at the end of past year, and the Pro variant has the same 5.99" display but adds a dual camera module, a slightly more powerful processor, and a 6GB RAM option. Flagship like performance owing to a brand-new processor, and a camera the likes of which has not been seen on any Xiaomi phone before, are just the tip of the iceberg with the device that was launched at an event on Wednesday.

Much like the Mi A1, the Redmi Note 5 Pro offers a dual camera setup You get a 12 MP rear camera accompanied by a 5 MP depth sensor. The 12MP sensor is equipped with 1.25μm pixel size and f/2.2 aperture, while the 5MP sensor is armed with 1.12μm pixel size and f/2.0 aperture. The price of 6GB RAM variant is Rs.16,999.

Colour choices are Black, Gold, Lake Blue, and Rose Gold.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 arrives in two storage alternatives - 32GB and 64GB - both of which are expandable via microSD card.

The smartphone sports a 5.99-inch Full HD+ screen.

The Redmi Note 5 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset and runs Android Nougat OS. The handset from the Chinese tech company houses a 64GB of internal storage that can't be expanded anymore. Pro got a lot more interesting stuffing: it is built of the camera is 20 MP and 12 front+5MP rear, 4 or 6 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, battery 4000 mAh and the new Qualcomm processor 636 for eight cores at 1.8 GHz. This device is pre-installed with Android 7.1.1 and is powered by a 3300mAh non-detachable battery. It measures 158.6×75.4×8.05mm and weighs 181 grams.

Both the devices offer excellent specifications for the price and the choice of one device over the other boils down to the price and what the user expects from the phone. Other connectivity features include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5, and Global Positioning System. For the sensors, this gadget is armed with Compass Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, and Ambient light sensor. The price of 6GB RAM variant of the Oneplus 5T smartphone is Rs.32,999. The front camera on the Redmi Note 5 Pro is a 20MP camera with Beautify 4.0.

Redmi Note 5 is the successor of Redmi Note 4 in India launched in January 2017. Means, you do not have to go through the channels one by one or have to remember the channel number - you can search it. Please share it with us in the comment section!