It was just two days ago that Xiaomi announced the launch of its newest handsets the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro here in India. While most of us went gaga over the incredible value for money proposition that both these new handsets offer, today’s article is about the rather interesting offer that Reliance Jio consumers would be able to avail if they purchase either of these new smartphones. Jio’s offers for both these handsets fall under the Jio #Givemefive offer. Let us check out what the benefits of these plans are.
Reliance Jio #Givemefive offer details
The first benefit that Redmi Note 5 and the Note 5 Pro users is the Rs. 2,200. As part of this offer, Jio plans to provide 44 cashback vouchers – each worth Rs.50 to every subscriber who gets their first recharge done with the Rs.198 or the Rs.299 plans. Once this condition is met, users will be able to use the Rs.50 voucher for every subsequent recharge of the same value in the future. This offer, however, can only be availed using the MyJio app.
The second offer from Jio involves offering double data benefits to all new Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro users. As part of this offer, users get double the amount of data on all plans priced above Rs.198. The catch, however, is that the double data can only be availed for the first three recharges. The maximum data benefit that can be availed using this offer is a staggering 4.5TB of data that can be availed of a user makes three recharges for 750GB with the Rs.9999 plan.
Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro specifications
Let us now take a brief look at the spec sheet of both these new handsets from Xiaomi
The Redmi Note 5 Pro comes is the first handset to use the brand new Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC, one of the latest chipsets from Qualcomm. It runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat-based MIUI 9 out-of-the-box. The Redmi Note 5 also runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat-based MIUI 9 out-of-the-box and comes powered by a 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC. This is the same chip that the Redmi Note 4 also used last year. The major changes to the Redmi Note 5 include the new 18:9 aspect ratio display, the improved camera, and the entirely new Pro version. The Redmi Note 5 Pro, in fact, features a 12-megapixel + 5 -megapixel camera at the rear as its primary shooter while the front camera happens to be a 20-megapixel unit with soft selfie light for low light images. The phone also gets a 4000 mAh battery. The smaller Redmi Note 5 gets a single 12-megapixel camera at the rear while at the front, it gets by with a 5-megapixel shooter.
Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro Launch details
Both the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro were launched earlier this week in the country and will go on sale starting February 22. The handsets will be sold via Xiaomi’s own website as well as on Flipkart. The Redmi Note 5 comes in a 3GB +32GB and a 4GB +64GB version priced at Rs.9999 and the Rs.11,999 respectively. The Redmi Note 5 Pro on the other hand gets 4GB + 64GB and 6GB +64GB versions priced at Rs.13,999 and Rs.16,999 respectively.
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