The much talked about Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 was finally unveiled in China in March 2018. Turned out that the Redmi Note 5 is same as the Redmi Note 5 Pro launched in India except that the Note 5 comes with a touched up camera and a few software tweaks. And yes, the China Redmi Note 5 is the global version as it comes with global bands. Redmi Note 5 went on sale in China last month and isn’t readily available overseas but the good news is that you can now have the chance to be among the first to get the device when it becomes available. That is because the Xiaomi Redmi note 5 is now available to buy on GearBest. Yes, this isn’t a presale but the device is available in the real skin to buy. You too can snap up the Redmi Note 5 using the link below.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specifications
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 sports 5.99-inch FHD+ display packing a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The display is placed under a layer of 2.5D curved glass to provide some bit of protection and aesthetics. The front panel of the Redmi Note 5 includes a soft LED flash-enabled 13MP selfie camera that carries support for AI portrait mode. This is distinctively different from the Redmi Note 5 Pro’s 20MP selfie shooter. The inclusion of pre-HDR allows it to intelligently detect the background light to capture amazing selfie shots in dim-light conditions by accordingly configuring the front LED flash. The front-facing camera can also capture full HD videos.
At the rear, the Redmi Note 5 features an aluminium unibody with an AI-driven dual rear camera arrangement at the top left corner. The camera is stacked vertically with the LED flash sitting between both rear shooters. The Redmi Note 5’s AI Dual Camera comprises of a 12MP primary sensor that has a pixel size of 1.4micron and f/1.9 aperture along with a 5MP secondary depth of field sensor. It is equipped with features like dual autofocus, EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization), HDR, Burst Mode and Panorama. The dual rear cameras can also capture amazing AI driven portrait shots by naturally blurring the background. Apart from shooting full HD videos, it can also record 720p slow-motion videos.
In addition, the Redmi Note 5 comes with a thin build and as a result of the high screen-to-body ratio, the device packs a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and lacks a physical home button under the display. There is also the Face ID technology which brings face unlock to the device. It is powered by a Snapdragon 636 processor paired with a memory combo of 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB.
You can get the smartphone now on GearBest for $229.99 for the 4GB RAM version while the 3GB RAM version is available for $199.99 only. It is available in Black, Gold and Blue colour variants. The Redmi Note 5 is a hot selling product so hurry, head over to GearBest to be among the first buyers to own Xiaomi’s latest Redmi smartphone using the buy button below.