Xiaomi started rolling out the stable MIUI 10 update for the Redmi Note 5 reported by some users who have already started receiving the update right after the announcement. The MIUI Global Stable update with the built number 10 V10.0.2.0 OEGMIFH comes with the Android security patch for the month of August.
MIUI 10: Changelog for Redmi Note 5
In the MI forum, the company has posted the MIUI 10 changelog for Redmi Note 5. As mentioned in the changelog, the latest MIUI update will bring features like full-screen gestures along with a brand new UI tailored for full-screen smartphones. The full-screen gestures will be replacing the three long-standing navigation buttons for ‘Back’, ‘Home’ and ‘Recent Apps’ with swipe gestures so that you get more screen space. Furthermore, there is a new natural sound system with ambient sounds. The other features that the update comes with include revamped Clock and Notes. The company tweeted that the update will come out in batches as it will take sometime to get to all the Redmi Note 5 Users with the update. The Chinese handset maker has claimed that the MIUI 10 is 10 percent faster than the MIUI 9, which is quite an upgrade.
The MIUI 10 Global Stable ROM for the Redmi Note 5 comes after it had been announced for the Note 5 Pro. Both the devices came out in February this year.
Redmi Note 5: Specifications, Features
The Redmi Note 5 comes with a tall 5.99-inch IPS LCD display with 2160 x 1080 pixels resolution, and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The smartphone features a screen-to-body ratio of 77.4 percent.
Under the hood, the Redmi Note 5 is powered by a Snapdragon 625 Octa-core processor, coupled with 3GB/4GB of RAM and Adreno 506 for handling the graphics. The 3GB RAM variant brings a total of 32GB onboard storage, while the 4GB RAM variant is paired with 64GB internal storage. You can expand the onboard storage on both the variants using a microSD card by up to 128GB. The smartphone comes with hybrid SIM slots, so you will need to sacrifice one SIM card in order to avail the extra storage.
In the imaging department, the smartphone features a decent camera set up. There is a 12MP camera at the back, which is coupled with an f/2.2 aperture. The camera on the front is a 5MP front unit. The camera unit at the rear can record videos at 1080p at a frame rate of 30fps. The other camera features include HDR, panorama along with a Dual-LED dual-tone flash for handling the low-light shots.
The Redmi Note 5 is powered by a massive ‘all day’ 4000mAh battery. The smartphone is among the very few that feature this huge of a battery with an affordable price ticket. On the connectivity front, the options that tag along with the Redmi Note 5 include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 with LE, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, microUSB 2.0. The sensors onboard include a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner along with an accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass. In terms of dimensions, the device measures 158.5 x 75.5 x 8.1 mm and weighs in at 180 grams.
Redmi Note 5: Price in India
The Redmi Note 5 sells for Rs. 9,999 price in India for the base variant. The storage variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at Rs. 11,999. The smartphone is available at multiple online platforms in India. The pro version of the smartphone is priced at Rs. 14,999 in India for the 4GB RAM variant and Rs. 16,999 for the 6GB RAM model.
The MIUI 10 update has been out there for both the Redmi Note and the Note 5 Pro. Some users have already received it and some of the handset owners are yet to receive the notification. Since it is coming out in batches, you will get the update sooner or later.