Xiaomi has today announced that Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro will be available for pre-order from April 13 via Mi.com at 12 PM. The smartphone was till now made available online in flash sales via Flipkart and Mi.com.
The company has announced pre-order availability via its official site, as well as the MIUI Forum. With this development, interested customers will now be able to book the smartphone in advance, instead of waiting for the weekly flash sales.
Xiaomi has already cancelled the cash on delivery (COD) payment option for the sales of Redmi Note 5 Pro on Mi.com and Flipkart to restrict reselling of the phone. So if one has to pre-order, the person has to pay the full amount to pre-order the phone. However, the person can cancel the pre-order before the product is actually shipped.
Xiaomi launched the latest Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphonesin India in February. The Redmi Note 5 Pro is priced at Rs 13,999 for the 4GB RAM option, while the 6GB RAM variant is priced at Rs 16,999.
If we look at the specifications of Redmi Note 5 Pro, it features a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels, a colour contrast ratio of 1500:1 and 450-nits brightness. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor along with Adreno 509 GPU. Both the 4GB and 6GB variants have 64GB of internal storage.
Note 5 Pro has a dual-camera setup, making it first smartphone under Redmi series to feature dual rear cameras. The phone features 12-megapixel primary lens with 1.25-micron pixel and f/2.2 aperture along with a 5-megapixel secondary sensor with 1.12-micron pixel and f/2.0 aperture. For the front, there is a 20-megapixel camera with Sony IMX376 sensor, LED flash and Beautify 4.0.
A 4000mah battery backs the Redmi Note 5 Pro, and it runs on MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. On the connectivity front, the phone features 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, dual-SIM, and micro USB port.
In the reviewof Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, we had said, ” The display looks good, but lack of app scaling option leaves the black screen. The camera does a good job in most cases and the bokeh effect surely looks good.”