Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Review, Review of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5


There is no doubt that the Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi has occupied the Indian budget smartphone segment. With its Redmi and Redmi Note series handsets, Xiaomi has managed to win the heart of the Indian smartphone user. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 ( Review ) has been the best selling smartphone in India. Due to the success of the Redmi Note 4, Xiaomi became the top smartphone company in India, beating Samsung and other companies.

Nearly 1 year after the launch of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, the company now has Indian A new model has been introduced to take its place in the market. Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus was first introduced in China. It has been named as Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 in India. Of course, this smartphone has come with many features, but is it capable of furthering Xiaomi's 'Vijay Yatra' in India? We have done a thorough investigation …

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Design

Redmi Note 5 is the first handset of the company's Redmi series to come with 18: 9 display. On seeing the Note 5, your eye first stops on its screen. The front is completely lost in the 5.99-inch display. Edges are curved, like the Google Pixel 2 XL. The screen is full-HD + resolution. The pixel density is 403 pixels per inch. The protection of 2.5D Curved Gorilla Glass 3 is available for protection. The longer display means the borders have become thinner in the edge. But the edges on the upper and lower sides are slightly wider. The metallic earpiece and the diffused LED flash on the top have replaced the selfie camera on the top. The lower bezel is kept empty.

The phone has become longer and thinner due to the new aspect ratio. The weight is 180 grams and with the help of excellent grip it comes easily in the hand. There are power and volume buttons on the right side of the phone. Hybrid Dual SIM is on the left side. The hand is easily reached by the power button, but to reach the volume button, a little effort is required. Micro USB ports are provided in the phone. By the way, we wanted USB Type-C port. IR emitter is given in the top. It will act as a phone remote control for home appliances.

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<p> The design of the back of the phone is the same as the Redmi Note 4. The camera, dual tone LED flash and fingerprint scanner are in the middle of the rear panel. Redmi is thinner than the Note 4, but due to the camera's rise, it remains like a rock on the flat spot. A will be available in Rose Gold and Blue colors. We have reviewed the variants in black color.  </p>
<h2> Specifications and software of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 </h2>
<p> In comparison to the old phone in the new handset Not much has changed. <a href= The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 also has a Snapdragon 625 processor. The octa-core processor has the highest clock speed of 2.0 GHz. Not Adreno 506 GPU. This time, the company was part of the holiday has 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB storage variants Note 4 family. In the new Redmi Note 5, the user has the option to choose from 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage and 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage.

The handset has a 12 megapixel primary camera. It is equipped with F / 2.2 aperture and PDAF. If seen, the resolution is lower than the Note 4's 13 megapixel camera. However, Xiaomi says that due to larger pixels, it will be able to take better pictures than the previous version. The phone has a hybrid dual sim tray. You will be able to use a microSD card up to 128 GB with two nano SIMs or one nano SIM at a time. It has Bluetooth 4.2, dual-band Wi-Fi, GPS, USB-OTG and FM radio.

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<p> Xiaomi has given a 4,000 mAh battery to power the Note 5 handset, while the old Note 4 mAh battery is 4,100 mAh. The battery cannot be removed. It supports quick charging technology. However, given in the retail box of the phone Arjar is not built for this. </p>
<p> Redmi Note 5 runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat based MIUI 9. Xiaomi's custom ROM is quite different from stock Android. It takes a while for the new user to get used to it. Changes have been made in the settings menu. We have used search very often. The MIUI has support for dual apps. You will be able to protect your data with the help of second space. You have c Scr whose help can be obtained at the screenshots and app can be launched. </p>
<p> phone you will pre-install multiple apps Google and Microsoft. Apart from this, apps like Xiaomi's Me Store, Me Remot, Me File Manager and Me Video are also part of the phone. Amazon, Hungama and WPS Office apps are also pre-installed. The rest of the app can be removed except Google and Xiaomi's app.  </p>
<h2> Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 performance, camera and battery </h2>
<p> The Redmi Note 4 was an all-round handset. Very few handsets could challenge it. The company has also done something similar with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. In terms of price, the Redmi Note 5 comes with powerful hardware. MIUI 9 is smooth to use and controls the processor load time. Some basic apps open very quickly and powerful apps also do not take much time. We reviewed 4 GB RAM variants, which is sufficient for multi-tasking. The performance of the phone in the benchmark test was the same as the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. </p>
<p> We can also say that the handset is also excellent as a media player. The phone played all kinds of video and audio files. Viewing angles are good. The loudspeaker is also fast. Make sure that your hands do not fall on the loudspeaker while holding the phone.  </p>
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<p> The Note 5 battery impressed us. The handset, despite the larger screen and lower battery capacity compared to the older version, lasted 16 hours and 8 minutes in our video loop test. In normal use, it will be able to support the user throughout the day. </p>
<p> The sensor in the Redmi Note 5 may have been upgraded, but the camera software is the same as the older version. It automatically goes into auto mode when you turn on the camera. You can also put it in manual, beauty and panorama mode In manual mode, only options are given to change white balance and ISO settings.  </p>
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<p> Redmi Note 5 took good daytime and low light pictures. There was no lack of detail in the landscape shot taken in daylight. Exposure was also correct on most occasions. The camera focuses fast. This is helpful for macros shot. Macros shots came out much better than we expected. After turning on HDR mode, the dark parts in the pictures taken came with more detail. But the illuminated parts burn out. </p>
<p> In low light the camera automatically goes into night mode. Noise was less in the landscape shot. The Redmi Note 5 performed well even when taking photographs from a certain distance. Macros shot requires steady hands, but the output is commendable. </p>
<p> The Redmi Note 5 features a diffused selfie flash, which is helpful in low light. The app also has beauty mode, which automatically edits the shot. Selfies are a bit granny, but are worth using on social media. It is possible to record videos with the highest 4K resolution from the rear camera, while 1080 pixels resolution from the front camera. Stabilization mode is not provided, it is not a disappointment considering the price.  </p>
<h2> Our verdict </h2>
<p> Xiaomi has done a lot of new experiments with its Redmi Note series. <a href= Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 ( Review ) where it came with powerful hardware in its segment. At the same time, the best battery capacity was given in Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Review). With the Note 5, Xiaomi seems to have taken no risk. The year has changed, so the Note 4 has also been upgraded. The basic items are the same as last year's handsets. Together, an attempt has been made to bring out an all-round handset by removing the old shortcomings. For Rs 9,999, the Redmi Note 5 is indeed a penny worth smartphone. If you want 'a bit more', you can also choose the Redmi Note 5 Pro. <! –



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