Xiaomi Announces Redmi Note 5 & Mi TV 4

Xiaomi Announces Redmi Note 5 & Mi TV 4

Xiaomi Announces Redmi Note 5 & Mi TV 4

In an event today in New Delhi, Xiaomi made some major announcements namely Redmi Note 5 (also known as Redmi 5 Plus in certain regions), Redmi Note 5 Pro and Xiaomi Mi TV 4.


Redmi Note 5

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

Redmi Note 5 is basically the modernized 2018 edition of the same old Redmi Note 4 (specs wise) with design and cosmetic tweaks which make it more relevant to 2017-18 (the year dedicated to trim away those bezels). It remains Flipkart exclusive in India and starts at Rs 9,999 for 3GB RAM-32GB storage while the higher end 4GB RAM-64 GB storage variant comes in at Rs 11,999.

Redmi Note 5

The biggest change that one would notice is the introduction of 5.99 inch 18:9 bezelless display. It is half a millimeter thinner although the battery capacity remains at 4000 mAh.


Redmi Note 5 Pro

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 ProRedmi Note 5 Pro was also announced which is the true spiritual successor to the old Redmi Note 4 and comes with newer Snapdragon 636 processor and dual (12+5MP) camera setup. It was the global launch of the device.

Redmi Note 5 ProIt comes with only one storage option- 64GB internal storage and two RAM variants – 4 and 6 GB with Rs 13,999 and Rs 16,999 respectively. Both smartphones will be Flipkart exclusive with only Mi Home offline store and mi.com being the other sellers. The devices will start selling on 22nd February onwards.


Mi TV 4

Xiaomi Mi TV 4 LEDThe third and last announcement made was of Mi TV 4 making India the only market other than China to get the TV. The TV measures just 4.9mm. It comes with 55inch 4 display with nearly bezelless design (frameless design). A Mi TV bar comes integrated with 10 speakers, 2 wireless satellite speakers at rear and a subwoofer.Xiaomi Mi TV 4

Dolby Atmos support is present with two up firing speakers. The TV comes with a modular design for future updates. A single cable connection between TV and the bar is provided dubbed as the Mi port. It comes preloaded with Patchwall which Xiaomi claims to be an intelligent AI based recommendation UI which is basically an Android skin.

All TV features either Samsung or LG 4K panels. The TV is priced at 39,999 which is very low when compared to competition. It will go on sale on 22nd February.


Redmi Note 5 / 5 Plus specifications

Processor – Snapdragon 625 (Octa core 2 GHz Cortex A53) with Adreno 508 GPU

RAM – 3/4  GB

Display – 5.99-inch 1080 x 2160p (18:9 aspect ratio) (77.4% screen to body ratio) (403 PPI)

Storage – 32GB with 3 GB RAM, 64 GB with 4GB RAM

SIM card- Dual Sim card with hybrid support

Weight – 180g

Camera – 12MP (f/2.2 1.25um) with PDAF autofocus with dual tone dual LED flash, video 2160p @30fps, 5MP secondary camera

Battery – 4000 Li Po battery

Android version –Android 7.1.2 Nougat

Colors – Black, Gold, Light blue, Rose gold


Redmi Note 5 Pro Specifications

Processor – Snapdragon 636 (Octa core 1.8 GHz Kyro 260) with Adreno 509 GPU

RAM – 4/6  GB

Display – 5.99-inch 1080 x 2160p (18:9 aspect ratio) (77.4% screen to body ratio) (403 PPI)

Storage – 64 GB

SIM card- Dual Sim card with hybrid support

Weight – 181g

Camera – Dual 12 MP (f/2.2 1.25 um) + 5MP (f/2.0 1.12 um) with PDAF autofocus and dual tone dual LED flash and 20MP f/2.0 secondary camera  

Battery – 4000 Li Po battery

Colors – Black, Gold, Light blue, Rose gold


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