tech2 News Staff Feb 16, 2018 22:30 PM IST
Xiaomi took the Indian smartphone market by storm after it launched the Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro on 14 February. The phones go on sale from next week and considering the success that Redmi Note 4 achieved, it is likely that Note 5 series will go on a similar record-breaking spree.
According to a GizmoChina report, Xiaomi India MD, Manu Kumar Jain said that both the smartphones will be 100 percent manufactured in India and more details about the same will be coming out soon. He also added that Xiaomi is planning to ramp up operations in the country, which is incidentally the second biggest market for the company. After launching its third manufacturing plant in Noida, Xiaomi is looking to set up more plants across the country.
Both smartphones will pack a 5.99-inch FHD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, we see that the Redmi Note 5 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC along with the Adreno 506 GPU and the Redmi Note 5 Pro has the more powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC along with the Adreno 509 GPU.
The Redmi Note 5 will be available in two variants 3 GB RAM+ 32 GB storage (Rs 9,999) and a 4 GB RAM+ 64 GB storage (Rs 11,999). The Redmi Note 5 Pro will be available in two variants 4 GB RAM+ 64 GB storage (Rs 13,999) and a 6 GB RAM+ 64 GB storage (Rs 16,999).