Tag Archive: Redmi


How to set up and use Face Unlock on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Face Unlock relies on the Redmi Note 5 Pro’s front 20MP camera, unlocking the phone in just 500 milliseconds.

Xiaomi announced back at the launch of the Redmi Note 5 Pro that it would roll out a face unlock feature to the device in a future software update. With the phone going on sale yesterday, Xiaomi is issuing a day-one update to MIUI 9 build 9.2.4.0 that includes the feature. This is the first time Xiaomi has  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro are now up for sale in India; prices start at ₹9,999

The wait is over: you can finally get your hands on Xiaomi’s latest budget phones in India.

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 5 and the Note 5 Pro in India on February 14, and both models are now available for purchase in the country. The Redmi Note 5 starts off at just ₹9,999 for the 3GB variant with 32GB of storage, with the Redmi Note 5 Pro coming in at ₹13,999 for the version with 4GB of  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro review: King of the hill

With the Redmi Note 5 Pro, Xiaomi is solidifying its position at the top of India’s handset market.

Xiaomi can do no wrong in India. The manufacturer sold nearly 10 million units of the Redmi Note 4 in the country last year, and is looking to maintain that momentum with the Redmi Note 5 Pro.

Xiaomi built its entire business model on offering great value for money — and as the sales numbers indicate, the strategy has  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro benchmarks: Putting the Snapdragon 636 to the test

The Redmi Note 5 Pro gives us a first look at Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 636 platform.

Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi Note 5 Pro earlier this week in India, and among its many highlights is the fact that the phone is the first to be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 636 platform. Like the Snapdragon 660, the Snapdragon 636 is built on the 14nm node and brings Kryo cores to the mid-range category, with the chipset featuring eight Kryo 260  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro specs: Snapdragon 636, 6GB RAM, and 20MP front camera

The Redmi Note 5 Pro is the first phone to be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 636 platform.

With the Redmi Note 5 turning out to be an iterative upgrade, Xiaomi is rolling out a Pro variant aimed at enthusiast users. If you’ve been waiting to pick up a new budget phone, there’s plenty to like here.

The Redmi Note 5 Pro is the first device to be powered by the Snapdragon 626 mobile platform, which brings  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro preview: Possibly the best budget phone of 2018

Yes, the Redmi Note 5 Pro is that good.

Xiaomi played it safe with the Redmi Note 5, offering the same chipset and a design aesthetic that’s similar to the Redmi Note 4. Instead, the manufacturer is rolling out the Redmi Note 5 Pro for those looking to upgrade from last year’s device.

The Redmi Note 5 Pro is the first device to be powered by the Snapdragon 636. Xiaomi says that it worked closely with Qualcomm  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro vs. Redmi Note 5 vs. Redmi Note 4: What’s the difference?

With two new models in the Redmi Note series, it’s time to see how they stack up.

Xiaomi introduced two new models in the Redmi Note series today, with the Redmi Note 5 taking over from last year’s Redmi Note 4 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro aimed at enthusiast users. After overtaking Samsung to become the largest smartphone vendor in the country, Xiaomi is now looking to consolidate its position at the top.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 review: The best just got better

The Redmi Note 5 shares the same foundations as its predecessor, but introduces a few key upgrades for 2018.

Xiaomi had a landmark year in 2017, edging past Samsung to become the largest handset manufacturer in India. A lot of that momentum was down to the success of the Redmi Note 4, which was the best-selling phone in the subcontinent last year.

As such, there’s a lot riding on the Redmi Note 5. Before we get to  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro specs detailed in full ahead of launch

Upcoming additions to Xiaomi’s Redmi Note series leak ahead of their official unveil.

Xiaomi is all set to unveil the Redmi Note 5 in India tomorrow, February 14, and ahead of the official launch, the phone’s spec sheet has made its way online. The leak also suggests that Xiaomi is working on a Redmi Note 5 Pro, which is powered by Qualcomm’s latest mid-range Snapdragon 636 chipset. It also looks like the Redmi Note 5 Pro will  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will be exclusive to Flipkart in India, launch set for Feb. 14

Flipkart gets exclusive rights to sell Xiaomi’s upcoming budget phone in India.

Xiaomi is all set to unveil the Redmi Note 5 in India on February 14, and the device will be sold exclusively on Flipkart. The retailer took to social media — and set up a microsite to tease the upcoming launch, and the clues included within are the clearest hint yet that we’ll see the Redmi Note 5 and not the Redmi 5 series next week.

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