Quick Review of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

The Good
  • Great cameras on both sides
  • Front camera allows for portrait mode selfies
  • Has face unlock feature
  • Impressive performance
  • Good build quality
The Bad
  • Lacks USB Type C port
  • Fast charger is not included with the phone

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Full Features & Specifications

Launched in: February 2018
Note: Scores are assigned in comparison to similarly priced products
Model Name: MZB6079IN
Screen Size 5.99 inch
Screen Resolution 2160 x 1080 pixels
Screen Type LCD
Pixel Density 403 PPI
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Bezel Less Yes
Screen Features 2.5D Curved Glass
Brand Qualcomm
Processor Speed 1.8GHz
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
Processor Type Octa-Core
Graphics Adreno 509
Rear Camera Resolution 12MP
Dual Rear Camera Yes, 5 MP
Front Camera Resolution 20MP
Dual Selfie Camera No
Camera Details Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Recording Resolution Full HD Video Recording (1080p)
Camera Features Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), Dual Tone LED Flash, Front LED Flash
General Specifications
Operating System Android
OS Version Android 7.1 Nougat
OS Detail MIUI 9
Device Type Touchscreen
USB Connector Type Micro USB
Features Fingerprint Scanner, Iris Scanner, GPS, FM Radio
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Barometer, Gyroscope
Dimensions (mm) 158.6 x 75.4 x 8.05
Weight 181 grams
Connectivity 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, VoLTE (Works with Jio)
Headphone Jack Type 3.5mm
Color Black, Gold, Rose Gold, Lake Blue
Build Material Glass, Metal
Device Warranty 1 Year
In The Box Device, Charger & Cable Separate, SIM Ejector Tool, User Manual, Cover
Internal Storage 64GB
Card Slot Yes
Maximum Card Slot Capacity 128GB
OTG Support Yes
SIM Card Slots Dual
Network Type GSM
SIM Card Type Nano SIM
SIM 1 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM
SIM 2 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM) Yes
2G Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Battery Capacity 4000mAh
Battery Type Lithium-Polymer (Li-Po)
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Features

The Redmi Note 5 Pro is a completely new phone in the series which saw its global launch in India during the 2018 Xiaomi event. The phone comes with advanced specifications and is priced meagerly in the mid-budget price range. This is also the first phone in the world to come with the Snapdragon 636 chipset, which is very impressive in this price range. Let's see what the Note 5 Pro has in store for its users. 

Design & Display:

In terms of aesthetics, the Redmi Note 5 Pro bears an iPhone X-like design when seen from the rear, due to its camera setup. The phone is available in three different colours: Black, Gold, Lake Blue and Rose Gold. On the front, there are thin bezels and most of the portion is occupied with the 5.99-inch display. It bears a Full HD+ resolution which takes the pixel density to around 400 PPI. The display is also protected with a Corning Gorilla Glass sheet for durability.   


There's a dual-rear camera setup on the back which is positioned in a vertical alignment just like the iPhone X. The setup consists of a 12-megapixel sensor coupled with another 5-megapixel one. This helps the phone in clicking portrait mode pictures and do much more. Even on the front, there's a superior 20-megapixel camera which is paired with a soft selfie light for low-light selfies. You can also click portrait selfies via the front camera. Moreover, it also lets you unlock the phone via authenticating your face. 

Performance & Storage:

The Redmi Note 5 Pro promises a superb performance, all thanks to the fast Snapdragon 636 processor. It is further coupled with 4GB of RAM to allow seamless multi-tasking. If you are looking for more RAM, there's another 6GB variant of the phone as well. This particular model comes with 64GB of internal storage, but is expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card. The phone runs on Xiaomi's custom MIUI 9 which is layered on top of Android Nougat. An update to Android Oreo can be expected soon.  

Battery & Connectivity:

The phone packs in a massive 4000mAh battery unit which is good enough to last at least a day. The phone doesn't offer fast charging though. Coming to connectivity, there is support for 4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, 3.5mm headphone jack and a Micro USB port for charging.  

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro:

1. Will this phone work with Reliance Jio network?

Ans: Yes, it will work with Reliance Jio network. 

2. Does the phone have a Hybrid second slot?

Ans: Yes the phone has a hybrid second slot.

3. What type of charging connector do I need? 

Ans: This phone uses the standard Micro USB port for data syncing and charging.

4. Will this phone get further software updates of Android? 

Ans: Yes, you can expect at least one more software update for this phone. 

5. How is the camera for selfies? 

Ans: It has an impressive 20MP selfie camera which promises great pictures from the front camera. 

6. Does the phone support USB OTG?

Ans: Yes, the phone has support for USB OTG.

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