Xiaomi is reportedly rolling out a new update to its old Redmi Note 5 smartphone. The new update brings Android 9.0 Pie to the smartphone along with new features, bug fixes and improvements.
The update is currently rolling out in China, but one could expect it to be rolled out globally in the coming days or months. The update shifts the version to MIUI 10.3.1 Stable ROM, reports GizChina. As per the changelog, the update adds support for face unlock and it can be used for unlocking apps as well. In the album section photo text watermark editing feature has been added. The update also brings Xiaoai, the company’s own voice wake-up feature to the Redmi Note 5.
The update also adds game acceleration and it now comes with a floating window function meant to display the gaming state. The settings page has been optimised and it also brings fixes for calculator and clock.
Previously, the company rolled out MIUI 10 stable update to the Redmi Note 5 in India. The update brings new features like improved multitasking management, redesigned notification panel, natural sound system, new volume sliders, full-screen gestures, all-new UI customised for Full-Screen devices and updated system apps.
Recollecting some key specifications, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor along with Adreno 506 GPU. The smartphone is backed by 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, while there is another variant that comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage option.
The phone is equipped with a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels, a colour contrast ratio of 1000:1 and 450-nits brightness. On the camera front, it has a has a 12-megapixel primary lens with 1.25-micron pixel and f/2.2 aperture, while for the front, there is a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash and Beautify 3.0.