Xiaom’s Redmi Note 5 officially launched in PH for P11,990

Xiaomi calls this their “Camera Beast” — the Redmi Note 5 is officially in the Philippines on the 15th of May, 2018.

This 5.99-inch full-screen smartphone with AI is powered by Snapdragon 636 (which is found as well in the Zenfone 5), has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

Xiaomi is confident that the Redmi Note 5 is their smartphone that has flagship-level AI camera. It has a bigger camera pixel versus the iPhone x and has the same size as the Samsung S9.

The rear shooters included a 12MP f/1.9 + 5MP f/2.0 main cameras with dual tone LED flash. While the selfie camera has 13MP, still with LED flash.

Redmi Note 5 Philippines

We’ve seen two colors during the launch — gold and black, but there will be color blue as well.

Another thing that Xiaomi is really proud of is the huge battery stuffed on this thin smartphone. There is a 4,000mAH battery.

Other than that there is also the rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and dual SIM with LTE connectivity.

The Redmi Note 5 runs on MIUI 9 based on Android 8 Oreo.

Redmi Note 5 Specs (Philippines)

5.99-inch Capacitive screen, FHD+ (2160×1080 pixels
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Octa Core 1.8GHz 64bit
GPU Adreno 509
SIM Dual Nano SIM Card Dual Standby
Storage 64GB
Storage expansion micro SD support
Rear camera 12MP f/1.9 + 5MP f/2.0 main cameras with dual tone LED flash
Front camera 13 MP AI camera
Video recording
Operating system Android 8.1 OS, Miui 9
Security Fingerprint scanner
Connectivity WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 5.0
GSM, HSPA+, 4G+ LTE (Category 4)
FM Radio
Micro USB connector
Dimensions 58.6 x 75.4 x 8.05mm
Weight 181 grams
Battery 4,000 mAH quick charging
Color Rose Gold, Blue, Black, Gold


The Redmi Note 5 will be available starting May 15, 2018 thru Lazada and Xiaomi stores.

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