If we go by the awesome features of the all-new Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, odds are that it'll easily figure in the list of best smartphones in the sub-Rs 20,000 price bracket. With the tagline 'India's Camera Beast', this phone features a slew of cool features and is priced at just Rs 16,999.
If you're as intrigued by the new Redmi Note 5 Pro as I am, there must already be hundreds of questions in your head right now. Not to worry, we've handpicked some of the most frequently asked questions about the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro to help you make the right decision.
As it’s going to be a long one, let’s jump straight in.
Q1. What are the Specifications of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro?
Octa-core Qualcomm 636 with custom Kryo 260 cores
6GB, 4GB RAM
5.99-inch 18:9 full-HD+ (IPS LCD screen)
6.24 x 2.97 x 0.32 inch
Adaptive Fast Charge
Corning Gorilla Glass
Q2. What is the camera configuration of the Redmi Note 5 Pro camera?
5MP Samsung depth sensor+12MP Sony IMX486 sensor
1.25 µm Large Pixels, LED flash, PDAF
20MP IMX376 sensor
1.12µm Large Pixels, LED flash
Q3. What are the Available Variants of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro?
The Redmi Note 5 Pro will be available in two variants — 4GB/GB and 6GB/64GB. The internal storage in both the variants will be expandable up to microSD card.
What's more, it's available in four different colors — Black, Blue, Rose Gold, and Champagne Gold.
Q4. What are the Main Features of the Redmi Note 5 Pro
The Redmi Note 5 Pro sports a handful of amazing features. For one, it's the first smartphone to come with the Snapdragon 636 processor. The inclusion of a snappy processor makes the phone about 59% faster than the last year's Redmi Note 4.
Apart from that, the Redmi Note 5 Pro sports the rear dual-camera module, full-screen display, 4,000mAh battery, and Beauty 4.0. Also, the phone is slated to receive the Face Unlock feature in the March OTA update.
Q5. How is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Different from Snapdragon 625?
Though both the Snapdragon 636 and Snapdragon 625 come with the 14nm design process, the inclusion of Kyro 260 Cores makes the octa-core Snapdragon 636 extremely powerful.
Q6. How is the Redmi Note 5 Pro Different from Regular Xiaomi phones?
The Redmi Note 5 Pro is claimed to offer one of the best camera experiences in the sub-Rs 20,000 price bracket. Plus, it's the second phone from Xiaomi (and the first in the Redmi series) to feature a rear dual-camera module.
Apart from that, it sports the LPDDR4X RAM, another first for a Xiaomi phone.
Q7. Is the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Waterproof?
No, the Redmi Note 5 Pro isn’t waterproof. If we look at all the Xiaomi phones launched in India so far, not a single one is waterproof.
This can be attributed to the fact that waterproofing phones increase the cost by 10-20%. Plus, any damage to the device may also compromise the waterproofing technique.
Q8. What is the Android Version of the Redmi Note 5 Pro?
The Redmi Note 5 Pro runs on Android Nougat 7.1.1 on top of MIUI version 9.