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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Red Colour Variant Launched in India


Redmi Note 5 Pro Red variant has been launched in India. After a few teasers, Xiaomi has finally unveiled the new colour model in the country. Notably, the Redmi Note 5 Pro was previously available in four colour variants – Black, Blue, Gold, and Rose Gold – in India. The manufacturer had in June launched a Flame Red edition of the Redmi Note 5, which is the Chinese variant of Redmi Note 5 Pro, in its home country. However, during its launch in India, this colour model was not rolled out. The new Red colour model of the smartphone is available for sale via Xiaomi’s Mi.com and will soon go on sale via Flipkart.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro’s Red variant comes with a Black finish at the front and Red finish on all the other sides. The company’s Global VP and India Head Manu Kumar Jain, in a tweet on Tuesday announced the launch of the latest variant. He informed that the smartphone will go on sale on Tuesday via Mi.com at 10:00am IST. He also promised that it is “coming soon” to Flipkart as well.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Red variant price in India
In terms of pricing, the Red colour variant of the Redmi Note 5 Pro has been launched in the country with prices starting at Rs. 14,999 for the 4GB RAM model. Meanwhile, the 6GB RAM, 64GB storage variant’s price in India is Rs. 16,999.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Red variant specifications
The specifications of the Redmi Note 5 Pro remain the same. It is a dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone that runs Android Nougat-based MIUI 9. It comes with a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and a 2.5D curved glass. The Redmi Note 5 Pro is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 636 SoC, paired with Adreno 509 GPU.

In terms of optics, the Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with a dual rear camera setup with a 12-megapixel primary sensor along with an f/2.2 aperture and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor that has an f/2.0 aperture. There is a 20-megapixel camera sensor with a selfie LED flash at the front.

The Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with 64GB of inbuilt storage, expandable via microSD card in a hybrid dual-SIM format. It has connectivity options such as 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It houses a 4000mAh battery and its dimensions are 158.6×75.4×8.05mm.

Redmi Note 5 Pro


Release date February 2018
Launched in India Yes
Form factor Touchscreen
Body type Metal
Dimensions (mm) 158.60 x 75.40 x 8.05
Weight (g) 181.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 4000
Removable battery No
Colours Black, Gold, Lake Blue, Rose Gold
SAR value 1.19


Screen size (inches) 5.99
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2160 pixels
Protection type Gorilla Glass
Aspect ratio 18:9


Processor 1.8GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128


Rear camera 12-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.25-micron) + 5-megapixel (f/2.0, 1.12-micron)
Rear autofocus Phase detection autofocus
Rear flash LED
Front camera 20-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.0-micron)
Front flash LED


Operating system Android 7.1.1
Skin MIUI 9


Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00
Infrared No
Micro-USB Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes


Face unlock Yes
3D face recognition No
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No