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"Xiaomi launches 55" smart Mi LED TV 4

Xiaomi is making India launch the debut of the smartphone globally as it hasn't launched the Redmi Note 5 in any other region, not even in China. This is also said to be the AI-powered PatchWall UI that has been redesigned for the Indian market. So, the question here is, does it make any sense? In our limited time with the device, we noticed that the Note 5 Pro is much better than the Mi A1 in terms of taking natural-looking bokeh shots. It comes in Black, Gold, Rose Gold and Lake Blue colors.

"#WhatIsThat" shows a slim profile of what seems to be a large display.

The dual cameras on Redmi Note 5 work together for depth-of-field effect by blurring out the background and focusing on the subject. The front of the device houses a 20MP selfie camera with LED flash. It has hybrid slot which can act as dual sim slot or expandable slot.

Redmi Note 5 will go on sale in the country from 22 February onwards through Flipkart, Mi.com and Mi Home. It will come with Micro-USB and unlikely to support fast charging. It too sports a 5.99-inch full-HD (1080x2160 pixels) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, 450-nit brightness, 83 percent NTSC colour gamut, and 2.5D curved glass. Going by the price the smartphone will compete against the Honor 7X, Moto G5S Plus and the Honor 9i. We are yet to see how this new chipset fares after some considerable time with more hardcore user inputs.

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This where you will get a bit disappointed.

As for pricing, the Redmi Note 5 starts at ₹9,999 ($156) for the 3GB RAM model with 32GB - the 4GB RAM model with 64GB storage will set you back ₹11,999 ($187). The front layout doesn't differentiate from the standard Note 5 - this is a ideal example of bezel-less designs eventually making most smartphones look identical. Under the hood is the all-new Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform with custom Kryo 260 cores.

Both phones will still ship with MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat, but it shouldn't be long for Xiaomi to rollout an Android Oreo update in the near future given its good track record in software udpates. The major plus point of MIUI 9 is the ability to reply directly from the notifications, split-screen feature, bundling notifications and new themes.


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