Redmi Note 5, Pro, Mi TV 4 to Launch today as Flipkart Exclusive in India: What to expect from Xiaomi’s event?


Xiaomi is all set to launch its Redmi Note 5 smartphone in India, today. At the event, Xiaomi is also expected to launch its first Mi TV 4 and Redmi Note 5 Pro. However, before the official launch could take place some key details about the device have been leaked online. The leaked information is based on the official promotional image of the device that has been published online. So, now we know have official information about the device, ahead of the launch. Let’s dig into the details.

Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Mi TV 4: What to expect, launch date and time

At the event, Xiaomi will be taking the wraps off its Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro, and Mi TV. The Redmi Note 5 Pro is an enhanced version of the Redmi Note 5 bearing better specs and camera features. As for the Mi TV 4, Xiaomi is widening its product portfolio in India by venturing into the TV segment.

The Redmi Note 5 along with Redmi Note 5 Pro and Mi TV 4 will be made official in India at the event that is slated for 11:30AM today. Flipkart also recently tweeted asking users to open their website at 12PM. Besides, Mi fans can tune into official live-streaming of the event on As a pre-requisite to tune into the live-streaming, users will first need to sign-up on the website or login through their Facebook account.

Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro: Price in India, Availability

The pricing of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is still unknown and will only be revealed at the event today, but a leak has hinted that the starting pricing for the device could be CNY 1,499 (approx. Rs. 15,400) and its enhanced version Redmi Note 5 Pro might be priced higher. Regarding the availability of the device, it is expected to go on sale next week through Xiaomi’s long followed flash sale model via and Flipkart. Xiaomi may also make the smartphone available at offline stores later. The Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 pro will be up for sale in four colour options Black, Gold, Rose Gold, and Blue.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

Redmi Note 5: Specifications and features

According to the leaked promotional image of the device, we now know almost all the key specifications of the Redmi Note 5. The smartphone features a 5.99-inch full-HD+ display bearing 1080×2160 pixels resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio integrated into a bezel-less design. It comes powered by a 2GHz Snapdragon 625 SoC clubbed with Adreno 506 GPU. It will be available in two RAM and storage variants – 3GB RAM/32GB storage and 4GB RAM/64GB storage. There is a fingerprint scanner on the rear panel of the device.

Concerning camera specifications, the device boasts 12MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and 5MP front camera with 1080p video recording support at 30fps and LED-Selfie light. A 4000mAh battery backs the smartphone. It measures 158.5 x 75.5 x 8.1 mm and weighs 180 grams.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Redmi Note 5 Pro: Specifications and features

Xiaomi will also be unveiling the Redmi Note 5 Pro at the event. It is an enhanced version of the Redmi Note 5 and will be available in three RAM and storage variants – 3GB RAM/32GB storage, 4GB RAM/64GB storage, and 6GB RAM/64GB storage. It will come powered by a 1.8GHz Snapdragon 636 chipset clubbed with Adreno 506 GPU. It sports a dual 12MP+5MP rear camera setup and a 20MP selfie camera on the front with Selfie-light flash and 1080p video recording at 30fps. Rest of the specs on the Redmo Note 5 Pro are almost the same as the Redmi Note 5.

Mi TV 4: Specifications and features

Xiaomi will be unveiling the Mi TV 4 at the event too. The first ever Mi TV in India is promoted to be the first product to feature a “Slim 4.9mm body.” To recall, this is the same Mi TV variant that has also been shown at the CES 2017. In China, this MI TV comes in three screen sizes 49-inch, 55-inch, or 65-inch. For now, we don’t know whether Xiaomi will launch all the three variants or stick to a single one to test the waters.

Regarding the pricing of the Mi TV 4, we are quite hopeful that Xiaomi will pitch it for the under budget segment. The company enjoys the reputation of offering quality products without digging a hole in buyer’s pocket. If priced decently, Xiaomi could be seen competing with the likes Samsung, LG, and other Smart TVs on the Indian market.

In next few hours, the official launch of these smartphones and TV will happen at the event in Delhi, and we will get to know the actual details of price, availability, and offers. Stay tuned to our website to know more about Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro, and the Mi TV 4.

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