Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Review [Video]: A Camera Delight in a Budget

Xiaomi launched its Redmi Note 5 on February 14 as the next variant to its top-selling smartphone in India, the Redmi Note 4. Alongside, the company pushed the global debut of a step-up variant named Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro at a starting price of Rs 13,999. While most of the specifications amongst the two are pretty much the same, the two major areas where the Redmi Note 5 Pro towers over the Redmi Note 5 are the camera capabilities and the processor. As per Xiaomi, the Redmi Note 5 Pro is the world’s first smartphone to be powered by the Qualcomm’s recently launched chipset, the Snapdragon 636. In the camera department, the Redmi Note 5 Pro sports a dual camera setup at the back with a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor for the depth effect. At the front, the Redmi Note 5 Pro sports a 20-megapixel selfie shooter with AI capabilities for a similar depth effect as delivered by the cameras at the back.

Watch our review of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro as we discuss its overall performance, the dual camera setup as well as the battery backup of the smartphone.


Also, read our first impressions review of the device as we get into the nitty-gritty of the Redmi Note 5 Pro