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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (Full Specifications and Price)

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

In early February this year, Xiaomi launched the Pro Edition of their flagship note.. the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro.

The Redmi Note 5 Pro is a budget phone from the Chinese Manufacturers. In this release, they sought to make some changes to core areas in its predecessor.

They made changes to its aspect ratio, bringing an 18:9 display. In addition, they added a dual camera at the back and also a 20MP front camera with LED flash.

Join me as i guide you through the features of this phone.

Design and Display

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with a bezel-less design. With a metallic back and glass front, this giant comes with a 158.6 x 75.4 x 8.1 mm (6.24 x 2.97 x 0.32 in) dimension. With a weight of about 181g.

Sporting a 5.9-inch display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, the IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors and 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution does it all.

The Redmi Note 5 Pro also comes with a blue light filter that can be configured to automatically activate from sunset to sunrise. If you use your phone a lot during the night, you should enable the feature as it’ll reduce strain on the eyes. The screen also supports Multitouch.

Hardware and Software

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
image credit: Androidcentral

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with Android 7.1.1 Nougat Android OS. Although an Oreo update may be on the way.

Powering this machine is the Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 chipset. In addition, it runs on an Octa-core Kyro 260 CPU.. with a processor that clocks at 1.8GHz.

There’s an Adreno 509 GPU to handle graphics.

The Redmi Note 5 Pro comes in two variants;  4Gb/6Gb smartphones that both have a 64Gb inbuilt memory. This internal memory can be expanded up to 256Gb using a MicroSD Card.

Camera and Battery

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro features a dual 12MP/5MP rear camera with LED flash and autofocus. The 12MP camera has an f/2.2 aperture, while the 5MP camera has an f/2.0 aperture.

Upfront, there’s a 20MP camera with LED flash with an f/2.2 aperture. This camera takes crisp clear selfies that will wow your imagination. The camera on this device beats others in the same category as it is.

As for the battery life, there’s a Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery. Xiaomi has been known to do well battery-wise, and i’m sure they won’t disappoint in this model. Meanwhile, there’s a fast-charging feature included.


The price if the Redmi Note 5 Pro is about N85,500 as at the time of this post. It may change later or not, depending on market forces.

Full Specifications

Network Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
Launch Announced 2018, February
Status Available. Released 2018, February
Body Dimensions 158.6 x 75.4 x 8.1 mm (6.24 x 2.97 x 0.32 in)
Weight 181 g (6.38 oz)
Build Front glass, aluminum body
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~77.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
– MIUI 9
Platform OS Android 7.1.2 (Nougat)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636
CPU Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
GPU Adreno 509
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
Camera Primary Dual: 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25µm) + 5 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm), phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video [email protected]
Secondary 20 MP (f/2.2, 1/2.8″, 1µm), LED flash, 1080p
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Infrared port Yes
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0
Features Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
– Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Misc Colors Black, Champagne Gold, Rose Gold, Lake Blue
Price About  N85,500


If you can afford this phone, it’ll be a great addition to you. Given its specifications, it’s pretty much cheap for a device like this.

Precious Okafor

I am Precious Okafor (White Angelis) a passionate entrepreneur and digital marketer.

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