Redmi Note 5 Pro Will Get Android Oreo Based MIUI 9.5 Update in India Starting June 29

Android Oreo on Redmi Note 5 Pro: MIUI 9.5 update rolling out in phases from this Friday


Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro users will soon receive a notification to update their devices. The latest MIUI version 9.5, based on Android Oreo 8.1, will start rolling out starting this Friday, June 29. Redmi Note 5 Pro, launched earlier this year, could be the first smartphone from Xiaomi to get Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.5.6. Xiaomi launched the handset with MIUI version 9.  This version is based on Android Nougat. The last update that Xiaomi pushed to Redmi Note 5 Pro was MIUI 9.2.7. Those who opted to install the same will be the first ones to be greeted with a notification to install the latest update to the MIUI 9.5 Global ROM, starting June 29.

Officially referred to as version, the MIUI 9.5 Global ROM underwent several stages of beta testing. Xiaomi reportedly released the ROM to early adopters. However, the company soon pulled it back, presumably to iron out some issues that some users reportedly experienced. The company appears to have compiled a stable Global ROM. Interestingly, Xiaomi pushed the update to a few random Redmi Note Pro users. The public release of the Android O-based MIUI 9.5 will be through OTA (Over The Air) notification.

Redmi Note 5 Pro: Specifications, Features

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro sports a Full-HD 5.99-inch display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio. As with the majority of the Xiaomi’s phones, the display is quite vivid. The handset, presumably designed for content consumption and gaming, offers impressive indoor and outdoor visibility.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor powers Redmi Note 5 Pro. The 636 SoC is a reliable workhorse that ensures a seamless and lag-free smartphone experience even during gaming while offering good battery life from the 4,000 mAh battery-pack. The smartphone features ample connectivity options, including 4G with VoLTE support, GPS, Infrared, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, and a micro-USB 2.0 port.

The Redmi Note 5 Pro phone sports a 20-megapixel selfie camera on the front. A dual camera (12MP + 5MP) setup at the rear is accompanied by a powerful LED flash. The setup allows the smartphone to capture quality images even in poor lighting conditions. A hybrid dual-SIM setup can accommodate either two SIM cards or one SIM and a Micro-SD card up to 128GB.

Redmi Note 5 Pro: Price, Flash Sale in India

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is available in two variants. The 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant is currently priced at Rs. 14,999. The 6GB/64GB variant is priced at Rs. 16,999. The phone is exclusively available on Flipkart, and the official Xiaomi Mi Store, via flash sales. The Redmi Note 5 Pro has proved to be a powerful mid-tier/budget smartphone from Xiaomi. It has managed to create a huge fan following.