Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5 Pro was launched with Android 7.1 Nougat-based MIUI 9.2 and was later upgraded to Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.5. The Oreo update added a slew of new features including Dual 4G VoLTE, gestures, and more. Back in September 2018, Xiaomi started taking beta testers for Android 9 Pie-based MIUI 10, and now it has begun rolling out MIUI 10 Global Beta 9.3.25 update for the Redmi Note 5 Pro.
Redmi Note 5 Pro Android 9 Pie-based MIUI 10 Global Beta 9.3.25 Update Brings Dark Mode, Game Turbo
The latest MIUI 10 Global Beta 9.3.25 update based on Android 9 Pie brings April security patch and new features. It adds a much-asked-for toggle in display setting for enabling overall dark mode for the device. Earlier, the dark mode was limited to select apps and settings, but with this update, it is going to cover the entire system.
Not just dark mode, the MIUI 10 Global Beta 9.3.25 update also includes Game Turbo feature. It ensures smart resource allocation for CPU and GPU resulting in enhanced gaming performance. The Game Turbo option is located in the MIUI Security app. One must note that the update is limited to beta testers. As for the global stable update, Xiaomi should release it in the coming weeks. OEMs first check updates via beta testers to identify bugs and lags, once it crosses the beta stage, the final update reaches the rollout timeline.
To recall, Xiaomi rolled out MIUI Global Beta update to Redmi Note 6 Pro and Redmi 6 Pro at the beginning of March 2019. The update added Dual 4G VoLTE for the Redmi 6 Pro. Another Xiaomi phone to get the MIUI 10 Global Beta update is the Redmi Y2, and just like the Redmi 6 Pro, it shall also get Dual 4G VoLTE. Also, Redmi Note 5 Pro beta registration was open until March 5, 2019. We can expect Xiaomi to begin the open beta process soon for pervasive testing by the Note 5 Pro users.
Redmi Note 5 Pro Retails At Lower Price Now
Talking about the Redmi Note 5 Pro, which is one of the most successful phones by Xiaomi, had received a price cut in January 2019. The Redmi Note 5 Pro 4GB RAM variant got a price cut of INR 2,000 bringing down its retail price to INR 12,999 while the 6GB RAM variant received a price cut of INR 2,000 making its current price INR 13,999. The phone is up for purchase via Amazon, Flipkart, and Mi.com. It is also available via offline stores.
The Redmi Note 5 Pro features a 5.99-inch full-HD display with an octa-core Snapdragon 636 processor. It packs up to 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The phone has a 12MP+5MP dual camera setup on the rear with LED flash and a 20MP front camera with LED flash. A 4000mAh battery backs the Redmi Note 5 Pro with 5V/2A fast charging support. It supports connectivity options such as dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.