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After reducing the price of the Mi A2 Android One series, Xiaomi, as part of the five year anniversary announced to slash Rs 4000 off on the Redmi Note 5 Pro in India.

The company also revealed that consumers bought more than 1 crore units of Redmi Note 5 series (including Pro version) since the launch in early 2018, making it Xiaomi's all-time best selling phone model to date.

Interested consumers can buy Redmi Note 5 Pro—4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM + 64GB storage for Rs 12,999 and  Rs 13,999 against original MRP Rs 15,999 and Rs 17,999, respectively. This discount offer is valid on all platforms—mi.com, Flipkart, Amazon and offline Mi partner stores across India.

With the price cut, the Redmi Note 5 Pro is best value-for-money mid-range camera phone in the market. Yes, people can still go for the Redmi Note 5 Pro now, even though the successor Redmi Note 6 Pro is already available, as the latter has moderate upgrade. You won't miss much in the former.

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Xiaomi sold more than 1 crore units of the Redmi Note 5 series in India.Manu Kumar Jain (Xiaomi VP, Global)/Twitter (screen-grab)

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with a visually appealing phone. It flaunts a 5.99-inch full HD+ (2160x1080p) FullView screen with 18:9 aspect ratio and boasts high-grade metallic shell on the back. It not only brings stability to the structure but also exudes a premium feel when held in hand.

It also boasts feature-rich dual camera— a primary 12MP snapper with Sony IMX486, 1,25µm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus) and a 5MP secondary shooter with Samsung sensor, 1.12µm, f/2.0 aperture. They are assisted by dual-tone LED flash in low-light condition.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is one of the best camera mid-range phone in IndiaKVN Rohit/IBTimes India

On the front, it features a 20MP with Sony IMX376 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, full HD (1080p) and LED flash.

Under the hood, it comes packed with powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core backed by Android Oreo-based MIUI 9 OS (new MIUI 10 released), 4GB/6GB RAM, 64 GB storage and 4,000mAh battery, which is more than enough to run the phone for a whole day easily under mixed usage.

If you are not comfortable with MIUI interface, you can go for the Mi A2 Android One series. It is the next best alternative to the Redmi Note 5 Pro in the market.

Key specifications of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro:


Redmi Note 5 Pro


5.99-inch full HD+ (2160x1080p) screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and 2.5D curved  glass

Brightness: 450 nits and 83% NTSC color gamut

Aspect ratio: 18:9

Contrast ratio: 1500:1


Android v7.1.2 Nougat-based MIUI 9


14nm 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core


Adreno 512

RAM + storage configuration

Model 1: 4GB RAM+ 64GB storage (eMMC v5.0)

Model 2: 6GB RAM+ 64GB storage (eMMC v5.0)

(Note: Storage expandable up to 128GB)


Main: 12MP (with Sony IMX486, 1,25µm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF,)+5MP (Samsung sensor, 1.12µm, f/2.0 aperture) rear-side camera with dual-tone LED flash

Front: 20MP with Sony IMX376 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, full HD (1080p) and LED flash




Fingerprint sensor, Face unlock (coming before March-end), hybrid dual-SIM (nano+nano or microSD), Infrared sensor, Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n; dual-band: 2.4GHz+5GHz), GPS/GLONASS, 3.5 mm audio jack


158.6 x 75.45 x 8.05 mm




Black, Gold, Lake Blue and Rose Gold

Price (MRP)

Model 1 (4GB RAM+ 64GB storage): Rs 12,999

Model 2 (6GB RAM+ 64GB storage): Rs 14,999


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