Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro gets Face Unlock with latest MIUI 9.2.4 Update

That was fast!

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro officially launched in India on February 14th, and the first sale happened yesterday where the phones went out of stock in less than a minute! At the launch event, Xiaomi had mentioned that Face Unlock feature will be making its way to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro before March with an upcoming OTA update and interestingly, the update is now rolling out.

If you have the phone, then you will get a notification of the MIUI 9.2.4 update for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. This new update comes with a hefty size of 1.6GB and adds ‘Face Unlock’ feature to the phone along with some optimizations. The face unlock feature on the Redmi Note 5 Pro is fast as many videos have suggested. If you recall, at the launch itself, Jay Mani said that  –

Our face detection algorithm scans facial features in roughly 500 milliseconds using a high accuracy matching mechanism

[youtube] The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with either 4 or 6GB RAM, but at the first sale, only 4GB RAM model was available. Nevertheless, both variants have the same specs except for the RAM, i.e., Snapdragon 636, Dual rear cameras, Impressive 20MP front camera, a huge battery, 18:9 display and more. Well, there is surely no doubt at all that the Redmi Note 5 Pro is the best smartphone under Rs 20K that you can get right now.




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