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Xiaomi's Redmi Note 5 or Note 5 Pro - Which one to buy at the upcoming flash sale?

Got your hands on the new Redmi Note 5 or Note 5 Pro at today's flash sale? If not, then buckle up as the next sale dates have just been announced. The smartphones will be up for sale again on Flipkart at 12 P.M on Wednesday, 28th of February. The first flash sale ended today and the stocks didn't even last for more than 10 minutes. The next flash sale is also going to last for a very short time and if you are interested in buying one of them, the following are their detailed specifications you should definitely take a look at-

Redmi Note 5 - Redmi Note 5 is similar in looks in comparison to that of its predecessor Redmi Note 4. The only difference it has brought with it is the large 5.99-inch screen that offers 18:9 aspect ratio. The screen comes with Corning Gorilla Glass certification and has 2.5 D front glass panel. The back is provided with an Aluminium cover which houses the single rear camera of 12 MP and fingerprint sensor beneath it. It also has 5 MP front camera with LED flash. The device comes in 4 color variants with only black and gold variants listed in today's flash sale. The smartphone has the same Snapdragon 625 processor and comes in 2 memory configuration. One has 3 GB RAM/32 GB ROM and another has 4 GB RAM/64 GB ROM with expandable memory of up to 128 GB. The device offers a hybrid solution and allows either one nano sim and a micro SD card or two nano sims to be used at once. Also present in the device is the same old Adreno 506 GPU which easily handles games from popular gaming titles. Connectivity options include but are not limited to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G VOLTE, etc. Onboard sensory includes Gyroscope, Hall Sensor, Accelerometer, E Compass, Proximity and Ambient Light Sensor. The device is powered by 4000 mAh battery which supports fast charging.

Redmi Note 5 with Android Nougat and MI UI 9

Overall, the device is pretty similar to that of Redmi Note 4 except the screen and the camera performance that has improved in this new variant. The 3 GB RAM model comes at a price of Rs 9,999 whereas the 4 GB model comes at Rs 11,999 respectively.

Redmi Note 5 Pro - Redmi Note 5 Pro, as the name suggests, is the upgraded model of the Redmi Note 5. Everything is pretty much the same except the processor and the camera specifications. It is the first smartphone that comes with the Snapdragon 636 chipset and the new Adreno 509 GPU. As per the benchmarks, the pair easily handles the day to day task with no lagging at all. The device comes in 4 GB/64 GB and 6 GB/64 GB memory variant with expandable storage support of up to 128 GB over microSD. The camera features are also pretty decent as it comes with 12 MP+5 MP dual rear camera and 20 MP front camera with flash support. Xiaomi has also declared that they will release updates that will allow this device to support facial recognition too.The rear side of the device looks similar to that of iPhone x and the front resembles that of the Redmi note 5. The 4GB RAM variant comes at a price of Rs 13,999 whereas the 6 GB RAM variant comes at a price of Rs 16,999 respectively.


Redmi Note 5 Pro with dual rear-facing camera

For normal users who prefer mailing, browsing, texting and making calls as their top priority, Redmi Note 5 with 3 GB RAM seems to be the best value for money device. If someone is on a tight budget, this is the device they should go for. However, if the budget is not a big constraint, Redmi Note 5 Pro with 4 GB RAM is the best buy for other categories of user. The 6 GB RAM variant seems pretty expensive as it costs 3k more for the extra 2 GB RAM. Moreover, only the 4GB RAM variant of the Redmi Note 5 Pro has featured at today's sale at Flipkart. The 6 GB RAM variant has not been listed yet. However, both the RAM variants of the Redmi Note 5 has appeared today at the flash sale at Flipkart.

Hence, it seems that Xiaomi has only released a few models and will later make all of them accessible once the flash sale starts to gain the attention of the crowd. All these devices come out of the box with Android Nougat and support the all-new MI UI 9. One who is interested to purchase the devices can subscribe to the Flipkart's notification feature that will notify them as the next flash sale commences. However, it is very tough to get a hold on any of these devices when the demand is such high.

What are your views on the new Redmi Note 5 or Redmi Note 5 Pro? Let us know in the comments section below.

Source - Xiaomi | Flipkart
note 5 pro is awesome

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