It’s been a few weeks since Xiaomi’s much-talked-about smartphones, the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro debuted in India. Both the devices caused quite a stir in the Indian smartphone market and had received a tremendous response over their online flash sales on Flipkart and Mi.com. If you have been planning to buy either of the devices and could not make the cut during the flash sale, then you must know the next sale date for the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro. Keep reading to know everything about the upcoming flash sale along with the pricing and specifications of both the devices.
Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro: Next Sale Details and Price in India
The Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro will now go on sale on March 14, 2018, at 12 PM on Mi.com and Flipkart. It’s worth noting that the Redmi Note 5 also available at Mi Home stores across India. For the ones who prefer opting for Cash on Delivery (COD) option at checkout, they must know that the Redmi Note 5 Pro will no longer be available for that payment option on both the e-commerce platforms. Xiaomi has decided to not take COD orders for the Redmi Note 5 Pro to fight fraud purchases.
As for the pricing, the Redmi Note 5 comes at a starting price of Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM/32GB storage variant and Rs. 11,999 for the 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant. On the other hand, the Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with a price tag of Rs. 13,999 for the 4GB RAM/64GB storage option and Rs. 16,999 for the 6GB RAM/64GB storage variant.
The Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro were launched with Mi LED Smart TV 4 in India on February 14, 2018. Xiaomi claims to have sold more than three lakh units of the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro under three minutes of flash sale that was conducted on February 22 on both Flipkart and Mi.com.
Both the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro are great devices for the pricing they are available at. If you have been planning to get one of these devices then you must check out the specifications of both and then decide the one that will suit your requirements more.
Redmi Note 5: Specifications and Features
The Redmi Note 5 features a 5.99-inch full-HD (1080×2160 pixels) display clubbed with 450-nit brightness and 18:9 aspect ratio. The device is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 chipset and Adreno 506 GPU. It is available in 3GB RAM/4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB storage variants and sports a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel. The device runs Android Nougat-based MIUI 9 out-of-the-box.
For optics, the phone boasts a 12MP rear camera with LED flash, PDAF, EIS, and f/2.2 aperture, and a 5MP selfie shooter with Beautify 3.0 and LED selfie-light. Connectivity options on the Redmi Note 5 include Hybrid dual-SIM slot, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth, and Micro-USB. A 4000mAh battery with fast charging backs the device.
Redmi Note 5 Pro: Specifications and Features
The Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with a 5.99-inch display just like the Redmi Note 5, but under the hood, it is powered by a more powerful Snapdragon 636 octa-core chipset. The phone is available in 4GB/6GB RAM variants with 64GB storage. Unlike the Redmi Note 5, the Redmi Note 5 Pro features a 12MP + 5MP dual-camera setup on the rear with PDAF, EIS, and LED flash. On the front, the phone bears a 20MP selfie shooter clubbed with LED flash and support for 4K video recording.
Connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, GPS with A-GPS, IR blaster, Bluetooth 5.0, and GLONASS. The rear panel on the Redmi Note 5 Pro houses a fingerprint sensor, which is placed right below the camera sensor. The device runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat-based MIUI 9 out-of-the-box and is backed by a 4000mAh battery with support for fast charging.