Gear up: Flash sale of these popular smartphones starts today

National | March 21, 2018, 10:48 a.m.

New Delhi, March 21: If you are planning to buy a new smartphone, here is a big news for you. 

Popular smartphones Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro are going on sale today at 12 noon in India once again, just four days after Xiaomi organised a surprise flash sale for Redmi Note 5.

If you are keen to buy them, you need to log on to either Flipkart or at 12 noon on Wednesday to make your purchase for the brand new Redmi Note 5 series smartphones. 

Stocks of the smartphone may remain low amid the huge popularity of these two models. If you are looking to opt for Cash on Delivery for Redmi Note 5 Pro, you need to log onto Flipkart as Xiaomi does not provide the option on its official website in an effort to prevent reselling.

Price of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is priced at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM, 32GB storage variant and goes up to Rs. 11,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant. The phone is available in various colour options, including Black, Gold, Lake Blue, and Rose Gold. Te Redmi Note 5 Pro price in India will start at Rs. 13,999 for the 4GB RAM, 64GB storage variant, while the 6GB RAM variant is available at Rs. 16,999. It is available in Black, Gold, Lake Blue, and Rose Gold colour options.

Specification, features of Redmi Note 5 Pro

The slim bezels also makes the device sport a 5.99-inch full-HD+ display and occupy a smaller footprint when in the palm.

The display of Note 5 Pro was bright and punchy with good sunlight legibility.

A 20MP selfie camera with an aperture of f/2.2, selfie light flash, face-recognition feature and other sensors and earpiece are placed above the display, while on-screen navigation buttons sit below.

The front camera did a good job of clicking selfies with enough detail in daylight conditions. The selfie light it uses is essentially diffused white light, which also helped capture selfies in very low-light conditions.

The metal rear with matte finish makes it look like the Redmi Note 4. The slightly curved back metal body is done in typical Xiaomi style. 

The fingerprint sensor was comfortable to use while holding the phone and authentication was fast.

The design language of the rear camera, with 12MP+5MP sensors, has been borrowed from the Apple iPhone X.

The primary camera is pretty capable and we shot some stunning images with the device in daylight conditions. The dual camera is one of the biggest USPs of this smartphone.

A hefty 4,000mAh battery fuels Redmi Note 5 Pro that easily lasted us almost two days, with moderate to slightly heavy usage, including browsing videos and running multiple social media apps.

The 4GB RAM variant did not show signs of warming albeit for a few gaming instances.

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