Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has already been listed and sold in China. Now it is about to land in overseas markets. On April 9th, Xiaomi International Product and Marketing Director ‘Song Jianing’ announced that Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will be released in Indonesia on April 18.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 follows the latest full-screen layout. It integrates a 5.99 inches FHD + full screen with 18:9 aspect ratio. The heart of the flagship is Snapdragon 636 octa core-core processor (14nm process). The SoC is accompanied by 3/4/6GB LPDDR4X optional memory and 32/64GB optional ROM. Furthermore, performance wise the SoC can score an impressive score of 115247 points on AnTuTu Benchmark.
The battery is one of the selling points of the flagship. The built-in 4000mAh capacity battery supports fast charge and can survive up to 3 days on a single charge. Redmi Note 5 supports dual SIM dual standby (dual 4G) and runs on Andriod 8.0 (MIUI9) supporting MIUI 9 full-screen gestures.
Furthermore, the camera is the greatest highlight of the flagship. Both the rear and the front cameras are worth praising. Getting in details, the rear camera is a combination of 5 megapixels (depth of field lens) + 12 megapixels (support Dual PD dual-focus, 1.4μm pixels, f / 1.9 aperture) AI dual-lens. For the first time, the camera incorporates the AI portrait mode, along with the algorithm-based single-photo background blurring technique. Meanwhile, the front is the 13 MP camera, supporting AI portrait mode.
The price of the phone isn’t official yet. It will be revealed along the official release of the flagship on April 18. However, it is rumored that the pricing of different variants will be slightly higher than the pricing in China which is as follow:
Stay tuned for more information. See you on April 18 as we will be covering the event.
Source (in Chinese)