Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi Note 5 and Mi TV launched at Rs 9,999, Rs 12,999 and Rs 39,999 respectively

Follow our blow-by-blow update of Xiaomi's event from New Delhi where it is expected to launch the Redmi Note 5 and a number of other products.

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  • 14:09 (IST)

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  • 14:07 (IST)

    All you need to know about the Mi LED TV 4!

    Here's everything you need to quickly jot down about Xiaomi's incredible 55-inch 4K UHD TV! Do stay tuned for our first hands-on experience with the smart TV which will be up on our social channels soon.

  • 13:54 (IST)

    To know more about the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro

    Head on here to have a more consolidated look at the price, availability and specifications of the two devices launched by Xiaomi. Also stay tuned for our in-depth review of the phones which will be up really soon.

  • 13:44 (IST)

    A closer look at the Mi LED TV 4 

    Here's a closer look at the gorgeous 4K UHD TV which has been priced at a stunning price of Rs 39,999. 

  • 13:41 (IST)

    We finally have availability details!

    The Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro as well as the Mi LED TV 4 will go on sale beginning 22 February, exclusively on Flipkart and Mi.com.
    The two Redmi Note series phones will also be available offline across Mi Home stores soon.

  • 13:31 (IST)

    Price Announced!

    The Mi LED 4K UHD TV 4 has been priced at a surprisingly low price of Rs 39,999!  

  • 13:17 (IST)

    PatchWall OS

    The Mi LED TV 4 runs on PatchWall OS which has been engineered to simplify usage.

  • 13:11 (IST)

    "Its not just any TV but a Smart TV"

    Product Manager, Sudeep Sahu states that the Mi LED 4 TV comes with 2 GB of RAM inside the processing unit!

  • 13:06 (IST)

    4.9 mm thin

    If you're wondering how slim that is? It's 38 percent slimmer than last year's Samsung Galaxy S8!

  • 13:03 (IST)

    Xiaomi is not done yet!

    Mi LED TV 4 — 55-inch is here. This is the first time Xiaomi has launched a television outside India!

  • 12:59 (IST)

    Price Announced!

    The Redmi Note 5 Pro starts at Rs 13,999 for the base variant 
    and 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage — Rs 16,999

  • 12:52 (IST)

    Sony IMX 376 sensor on the 20 MP front camera

    Xiaomi uses pixel binning and Beautify 4.0 to ensure perfect selfies, even in troubled lighting conditions

  • 12:49 (IST)

    Xiaomi says the Redmi Note 5 Pro has the best camera on any smartphone it has shipped in India

    12 MP + 5 MP dual primary camera setup
    20 MP front-camera 

  • 12:43 (IST)

    Four colours for the Redmi Note 5 Pro as well!

    Rose Gold, Blue, Black and Gold — the Blue and Rose Gold variants being Valentine's day specials!

  • 12:40 (IST)

    Redmi Note 5 Pro gets 6 GB RAM 

    Snapdragon 636 + 6 GB LPDDR4X RAM! Making it the most powerful Redmi Note series phone by a margin!

  • 12:38 (IST)

    Qualcomm Snapdragon 636

    The Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with 4 X Kryo 260 cores at 1.8 GHz which manages to score more than 1,09,000 on the AnTuTu benchmark.

  • 12:34 (IST)

    Global Debut! Redmi Note 5 Pro!

    First device in the WORLD to sport the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC!

  • 12:31 (IST)

    Redmi Note 5 Price announced!

    3GB RAM + 32GB storage — Rs 9,999

    4GB RAM + 64GB storage — Rs 11,999

  • 12:29 (IST)

    HUGE 4,000 mAh battery!

    Xiaomi has packed a massive battery along with a dedicated charger which handles power spikes.

  • 12:28 (IST)

    The Redmi Note 5 comes with a 12 MP camera

    The 12 MP sensor has an aperture of  f/2.2. The front camera is a 5 MP sensor with a front-facing LED flash.

  • 12:22 (IST)

    Redmi Note 5 comes in four colours

    Full metal unibody design in four colours — Rose Gold, Gold, Blue and Black

  • 12:21 (IST)

    The Redmi Note 5 comes with a 5.99-inch display

    The new display is larger than the 5.5-inch display on its predecessor, the Redmi Note 4. This means its more immersive and expansive than the Redmi 4.

  • 12:18 (IST)

    The Redmi Note 5 has been announced!

    We now have Jai Mani, Xiaomi India's product head to talk us through the features of the phone that Xiaomi expects to beat the Redmi Note 4 on all counts.

  • 12:16 (IST)

    The Xiaomi Legacy

    Manu Jain talks about the Redmi Note 4, its highest selling phone in India. 

  • 12:13 (IST)

    Manu Kumar Jain, the Global VP and the head of Xiaomi India is here!

    He starts off by talking about how Xiaomi has evolved as a brand in 2017 with close to 27 percent market share in India, as per IDC's Q4 report.

  • 12:07 (IST)

    We are here! Minutes away from the event to begin!

  • 12:05 (IST)

    If advertisements are anything to go by, Xiaomi could launch their first ever television in India at today's event.

    Xiaomi seems to be all geared up to launch the Mi TV 4 in India alongside what seems like the Redmi Note 5 on 14 February.

    The company has yet to blatantly state it, but its latest teasers and specifications make it very clear that Xiaomi will be announcing its first television for the Indian market.

    Read it here

  • 11:52 (IST)

    We are as pumped up and anxious for this as you are! Stay tuned!

  • 11:42 (IST)

    To find out where you can follow the live feed from Xiaomi, go ahead and check out the details right here.

    Xiaomi is expected to launch the Redmi Note 5 at an event on 14 February and the device could well be a gamechanger for the budget smartphone segment. Various leaks and renders have pointed out that the device could be launching with an 18:9 display and perhaps dual-cameras. Apart from this, Xiaomi could also launch some other products. Here's all you need to know about watching the live stream of the product launch.

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  • 11:40 (IST)

    Hey guys! We are moments away from Xiaomi starting the event.

The wait is finally over.

The logo of Xiaomi is seen inside the company's office in Bengaluru, India. Image: Reuters

The logo of Xiaomi is seen inside the company's office in Bengaluru, India. Image: Reuters

Xiaomi has been teasing the launch of its 'mysterious' device for weeks now and is finally ready to unveil their product. Based on teasers and advertisements for the launch, Xiaomi will likely unveil the Redmi Note 5 as well as a few other products which they have not confirmed yet.

If leaks are anything to go by, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is expected to come with an 18:9 display. In terms of internals, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 or the Snapdragon 636 SoC is expected.

The company has also been teasing another product which seems like it may launch a television in India, a first for the brand.

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