Xiaomi’s two new launches, Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro have caused quite a stir in the market. Both the smartphones have trendy designs, solid specifications and an attractive price point. While the Redmi Note 5 has beastly specification stats at a price point just a rupee shy of Rs 10,000, the Redmi Note 5 Pro has a starting price point of Rs 13,999. Both Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro have 18:9 ratio screen on the front, however, there are some notable changes made under the hood that sets the smartphones apart. Let’s check out what the Redmi Note 5 Pro packs in when compared to Redmi Note 5 with an additional price.
Redmi Note 5 Price vs Redmi Note 5 Pro Price
With the new Redmi phones, Xiaomi has crossed the threshold of Rs 15,000 for the first time. While the Redmi Note 5 Pro with 4GB of RAM has a price tag of Rs 13,999. There is another variant which gets a huge 6GB RAM is priced at Rs 16,999. On the other hand, Redmi Note 5 with 3GB RAM is priced at Rs 9,999, while the 4GB RAM variant is priced at Rs 11,999.
Redmi Note 5 Screen vs Redmi Note 5 Pro Screen
Redmi Note 5, as well as the Redmi Note 5 Pro, have a huge 5.99-inch display with thin bezels on the side. Both the smartphones get 18:9 aspect ratio. The display resolution for both the phones is the same (2160×1080 pixels). However, what sets the two smartphones apart is the contrast ratio, which is 1500:1 on Redmi Note 5 Pro, higher than 1000:1 that the Redmi Note 5 sports.
Redmi Note 5 Specification vs Redmi Note 5 Pro Specification
What comes under the hood sets both these smartphones apart. Redmi Note 5 Pro gets the newest Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor paired with Adreno 509 GPU. The Redmi Note 5 Pro gets 64 GB as standard but has two different variants: 4GB RAM and a 6GB RAM. If the internal storage is not enough, then you can expand it via microSD card up to 128GB. Redmi Note 5 Pro get the latest features like Face Recognition which will be rolled out later with an OTA update in March. As for Redmi Note 5, it comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor which was seen on Redmi Note 4 and Xiaomi Mi A1. Redmi Note 5 will also come in two different variants: a 3GB RAM with 32GB of internal storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB of internal memory. Memory is expandable on these smartphones by up to 128GB via microSD.
Redmi Note 5 Camera vs Redmi Note 5 Pro Camera
Redmi Note 5 Pro has a dual-rear sensor while the front-facing shooter gets a 20MP lens with LED flash. With the dual-lens setup, a 12MP+5MP sensors can be seen with two RGB sensors. The Redmi Note 5, on the other hand, gets a single rear camera with a 12MP sensor. The front camera on Redmi Note 5 is a 5MP sensor with added LED flash for better selfies in low light.
Redmi Note 5 Pro and Redmi Note 5 both get a huge 4000 mAh battery, which should be enough to last you a day. Both the smartphones get Android Nougat 7.1.1 with MIUI 9 on top. Both Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro will go on sale on Flipkart, Mi.com and Mi Home Stores from February 22. Interested buyers will need to register themselves on Flipkart to buy the smartphones.