March 16 was the date when Xiaomi changed all imaginations about a mid-range smartphone. With the launch of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, it showed how a quality device should look, act, and cost. That’s not a secret the Redmi Note 5 is the global (Chinese) variant of the Redmi Note 5 Pro launched in India on February 14. But the manufacturer has made a few changes making it way better in terms of photography. This is for the first time when a regular mid-ranger that costs around 1000 yuan comes with AI camera features. As for now, we are offering you to take a look at the hands-on photos of the newly announced phone and get acquainted with its key features.
This phone comes with a traditional three-stage antenna design. This is one of the best structures in terms of antenna signal transmission. Anyway, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is available in four color options including the black, magic blue, rose gold, and gold. As you guess, our friends at PCPOP have got their hands on the blue variant.
Before we go to the selling point of this handset, we have to learn the rest of features. Say, the phone comes with the trendiest full-screen at a diagonal of 5.99 inches and a resolution of 2160 × 1080 pixels. It supports display gesture operations that allow users to implement various operations without using virtual keys. This is the first phone in China to sport a Snapdragon 636 chip. The latter is also paired with a 3/4/6GB of RAM and 32/64/128GB of native storage. The battery is 4000mAh and it supports Quick Charge 3.0.
As for the selling point of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, it comes with a dual-camera on the back that uses a 12+5MP sensors combination with an aperture f/1.9. It supports a Dual PD dual-focus and comes with a 1.4um pixel size. The main enhancement made in this phone is the AI. The camera supports AI portrait mode, an algorithm-based single-photo background blurring technique, HDR, and intelligent recognition of the backlight scene. What’s more amazing the front-facing 13MP camera supports AI smart beauty, AI face recognition and myriads of intelligent features.
At last, the phone is available in three variants and four color options. Therefore, there are up to 12 models of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 you can get your hands on it. The 3+32GB is available at 1099 yuan ($173), 4+64GB is at 1399 yuan ($221), and 6+64GB is sold at 1699 yuan ($268).