Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 AI is one of the very popular mid range phone of this year. Xiaomi Nepal has brought it after two months of international release. It has a new design and shift in camera module position. This is a powerful mid range phone and represents the improvement in this segment. The official Redmi Note 5 AI price in Nepal is Rs 28,499. This price is given to us by Vatsal Impex.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 AI is a smartphone with 5.99” IPS LCD screen. It has resolution of 1080×2160 at 1:2 aspect ratio. By all means it is a phone with huge screen and this is the new trend. On top, Note also has a Gorilla Glass protection. Mobiles are now bearing bigger screens at lower footprint. This is due to longer form factor or aspect ratio. Inside The Note 5 AI is powered by a 1.8 GHz quad core processor on Qualcomm SOC.
The chipset is Snapdragon 636 with Adreno 509 GPU. In Nepal, company is selling 4 GB RAM variant with 64 GB internal storage. It also supports external memory card upto 256 GB. It is very good to see smartphones now coming with 4 GB RAM under budget of Rs 30,000. This shows the need of time and development of market.
Xiaomi is calling this model Redmi 5 AI Dual Camera actually. Its camera module is vertically mounted on side just like the iPhone X. Actually many phones are placing cameras in the same way. The dual camera setup includes 12 MP f/1.9 and 5 MP f/2.0 at the back. This setup can take sharply detailed photos with good bokeh effect but video is limited to 1080p. The front camera is 13 MP f/2.0 shooter so it gives higher resolution photos than back camera as well.
Users need to know that high megapixel doesn’t correlate to better pictures. Both sides have LED flash and are capable to shoot at 1080p. Inside there is a 4000 mAh battery at back which is good. Big phones need bigger batteries. Also Redmi Note 5 AI has Quick Charge 2.0 support. It is also packing whole lot features like Bluetooth 5.0 and necessary sensors as well.
Currently the device is running on Android Oreo and it is sure to get next Android P in future. Overall this is a pretty sweet phone. Redmi Note 5 AI is offering great hardware set, big display, good camera in quality package. This phone challenges lots of other mid rangers in Nepali market. This is a great an now our eyes are on the new Mi A2 for Nepal.