The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 AI has recently been launched by Xiaomi in China. The gadget is a updated version of the Redmi Note 5 Pro which was launched in India not long ago.
Unlike the Indian form, the Redmi Note 5 AI has Artificial Intelligence innovation and keeps running on Android 8.1 Oreo. That is not all, it accompanies a better rear camera and available in three variants in terms of RAM and storage space.
There’s no distinction here as far as configuration, still games a similar Aluminum Alloy general uni-body. The double vertical camera at the upper left corner is unquestionably one of the feature at the back. The unique mark scanner is at the typical position for simple access.
Moving further, the dual antenna lines definitely adds to the beauty of the rear. While the MI logo is at the bottom corner, when you turn over to the side, it measures 8.05mm in thickness. Overall, it’s quite comfortable to hold and operate, weighing just 181g. You can get it in Gold, Black, Blue and Rose-Gold colors.
It would appear that the Redmi series won’t join the likes of the Mix series in the notch saga. Nonetheless, the Redmi Note 5 AI is bezel-less dishing out an 18:9 aspect ratio. The base bezel is kind of redundant, while the top bezel houses the selfie camera, speaker grille and other sensors.
The stunning screen stretches up to 77.7% screen to body ratio. Talking of screens, the 5.99-inch FHD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen is extremely amazing. Boasting of 1080 x 2160 pixels in resolution and 403 pixel for every inch thickness, bringing all your movies and games to life. The screen also boasts of 1000:1 contrast ratio, 450 cd/m2 and 84% NTSC.
Hardware and Software
It ships with the same Snapdragon 636 chipset from Qualcomm, has a 64-bit CPU architecture and 8-cores of processor. The Octa-core processor reaches a speed of 1.8GHz with a 28nm process technology for a fast ride. Administrating graphics is the Qualcomm Adreno 509 graphics processor, which is in control of everything graphics.
There are three variants in terms of storage and RAM, there’s a standard version with 64GB storage and 6GB RAM. A much affordable variant comes with the same 64GB storage but just 4GB of RAM. Then there’s the much cheaper version that packs just 32GB storage and 3GB RAM. Nonetheless, the RAM space on all versions reaches a memory speed of 1333MHz. While the storage space is upgradeable up to 128GB with a memory card. The Redmi Note 5 AI runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box with MIUI 9.
The 12MP + 5MP dual rear camera currently has f/1.9 aperture and f/2.0 aperture respectively. The camera comes a double LED flash and catches 4K resolution images. With picture dimension being as high as 4000 x 3000 pixels. Moreover, The cameras additionally have the Artificial Intelligence innovation, with features like portrait mode, beauty mode and face unlock. The pixels on the Sony selfie camera have been reduced a bit to 13MP with face recognition technology.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 AI Full Technical Specifications
|Model||Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 AI|
|Status||Available on Shopping stores|
|SIM Type||Nano + Nano|
|SIM Count||Dual SIM|
|Dimensions||158.6 x 75.4 x 8.05 mm|
|Colours||Gold, Black, Blue, Rose-Gold|
|Display Type||FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1080 x 2160 Pixels|
|Protection||2.5D Curved Glass|
|Features||Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant|
|12MP + 5MP|
White balance settings
|Android 8.1 Oreo|
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 636|
|GPU||Qualcomm Adreno 509|
|Yes, up to 128GB|
Compass, Gyroscope, Hall
|Controls||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key|
|USB Type||Yes, microUSB|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Battery Type||Li-Po Battery|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
|– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player|
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer