STS PHILIPPINES, MAKATI – The successor to the fan-favorite Redmi Note 4 series is now in Philippine shores, and is going to be available on Tuesday, May 15.
Same as the one that debuted in China as Redmi Note 5 and in India as the Redmi Note 5 Pro (Xiaomi really confuses us with the naming, though), the handset offers slight upgrades in its specifications.
Below are the specs of the Redmi Note 5:
Specifications and Features
|Specs||Xiaomi Redmi Note 5|
|Display||5.99-inch Full HD+ 18:9 display (1080 x 2160 resolution), 403ppi, 77.4% screen-to-body ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass protection|
|Processor||Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260)|
|Storage||32GB/64GB, up to 256GB using microSD card (SIM 2)|
|Rear Cameras||12MP (f/1.9, 1.4 μm)
5MP (f/2.0, 1.12 μm),
AI-enabled features, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR, dual-pixel phase detection autofocus, LED flash
|Front Camera||13-megapixel (w/ LED flash)|
|Connectivity, Wireless and Features||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, IR blaster, microUSB 2.0, Fingerprint reader (rear),|
|Software||Android Oreo 8.0 (MIUI 9)|
Pricing & Availability
The Redmi Note 5 retails for PhP11,990 for the 4GB/64GB variant and will be available on Xiaomi’s official stores physically and online in Lazada on May 15, Tuesday.
Unfortunately, there’s no word whether the 6GB / 64GB variant is going to be available here in the country.