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Redmi Note 5

[Announcements] Redmi Note 5 and Mi MIX 2S Finally Made it to the Philippines!!

2018-05-11 04:03:33
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Dear Mi Fans Philippines!

Enter the Redmi Note 5 to the Philippines, one of the most coveted phone after the MWC 2018, being awarded as the Best of MWC 2018 by Android Hardware, this is really something for Xiaomi to showoff. It has finally made its way to our shores and today marks the launching of this event. May 11, 2018 at New World Hotel, Makati. Asia Pacific Director for Xiaomi, Mr. John Chen, took center stage as he welcomed the Redmi Note 5 to the roster of Xiaomi Phones in our country, below are the specs of the Redmi Note 5:

Redmi Note 5 Specs Sheet

  • 5.99-inch Full HD+ display @ 2160 x 1080 pixels, 403ppi, 84% NTSC Color Gamut, 450 NIT Brightness
  • 1.8GHz Snapdragon 636 Octa-core CPU Qualcomm SDM636 Kryo 260
  • Adreno 509 GPU
  • 3GB / 4GB / 6GB RAM
  • 32GB / 64GB Internal storage
  • Expandable via microSD, up to 128GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • 12MP 1.4μm Rear Camera, f/1.9 Aperture, PDAF, single tone flash, face recognition, HDR, AI Portrait Mode, Samsung Sensor
  • 5MP secondary lens, 1.12μm, f/2.0 Aperture, Samsung Sensor
  • 13MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 Aperture, 1.12μm,  AI Smart Beauty with soft flash, 1080p, AI Portrait Mode, Face Unlocking, OV Sensor
  • Dual-SIM (Nano + Nano)
  • 4G LTE, 4G+
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 2.4G 5G Wifi
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • GPS w/ A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Positioning
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Micro USB Port
  • 4000 mAh battery
  • Android 8.1 on MIUI 9
  • 158.6mm x 75.4mm x 8.05mm
  • 181grams
  • Available in Black, Gold, Lake Blue

Mi Store Megamall Opening

Redmi 5A is the worlds number 1

Thousands of Mi Fans flocked the event on opening day!

This is the Core Value of Xiaomi



Actual display unit at the event

Explanation on the clarity of the photos from the Redmi Note 5 as opposed to Iphone X and Galaxy S9

Flagship level camera

Look at the photo definition on the Redmi Note 5 for the fur

without and with HDR

AI Beauty, no need for plastic surgery


Dont forget to check my review here: [Mi Product Review #86] [Device Team] Redmi Note 5: Unleash the Hyperbeast!

As we are all about to prepare to leave the venue, John suddenly said there is something more to unveil, and guess what? The stunning MI MIX 2S!!! The art x technology baby of Xiaomi, now on its 3rd iteration is about to set on our shores pretty soon as well.

Tech Specs of Mi MIX 2S:

  • ·      Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 Octa-core processor (4x2.8GHz Kryo 385 Gold and 4x1.8GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
  • ·      Adreno 630 GPU
  • ·      6GB / 8GB of RAM LPDDR4
  • ·      5.99-inch IPS LCD display ultra bright, energy saving display, (~81.9% screen-to-body ratio)
  • ·      1080 x 2160 pixels FHD+ (~403 ppi pixel density), 1500:1 contrast ratio, 18:9 Ratio
  • ·      DCI-P3 color gamut, high color saturation
  • ·      Black Ceramic Finish, White and Black
  • ·      64GB / 128GB / 256GB of storage
  • ·      12 MP, wide angle lens, 4 Axis OIS,  f/1.8, 1.4µm Dark Light Enhancement, Phase Detection Autofocus, Dual-LED (dual tone)
  •        12 MP, telephoto lens, portrait lens, f/2.4, 1.0µm, AI
  • ·      5 MP front camera, f/2.0, 1.4µm, autofocus, Mirror Function, Portrait Mode
  • ·      Finger print scanner
  • ·      Dual SIM (nano sim size)
  • ·      3G, LTE, 4G+ Carrier Aggregation, VoLTE Calls
  • ·      Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, NFC
  • ·      3400mAh battery, Quick Charge 3.0 Supported 9V / 3A
  •        Supports Wireless Charging 7.5W
  • ·      4 x 4 MIMO Technology to support MU-MIMO
  • ·      Sensors: Ultrasonic distance sensor, Ambient Light sensor, Gyro, Vibration Motor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Electronic
  •        Compass, Hall Sensor
  • ·      Android Oreo 8.0, MIUI 9
  • ·      USB-C port, UFS 2.1
  • ·      150.86 mm x 74.9 mm x 8.1 mm
  • ·      189 Grams

Art x Technology = Mi MIX

Welcome to the Philippines!

Ceramic Goodness!

Flagship Level Camera Lens

Actual Unit on Display

Comparison between Iphone X and Mix 2S

Best Camera Ever by Xiaomi!

Latest SoC by Qualcomm

I totally Agree!

43 Bands!

First wireless charging device of Xiaomi


Dont forget to check out my review here: [Mi Product Review #100] [Device Team] Mi MIX 2S Comprehensive Hands On Review

Me and John Chen

Hope you enjoyed my coverage as I continue to bring you nothing but Xiaomi News in the Philippines!


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2018-05-11 04:03:33
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Xinox | from Redmi 5A


Wow I wish I can buy that
2018-05-11 08:00:14
when will be the 6GB variant be available?
2018-05-11 08:45:45
More power to Xiaomi! Mi Mix2s is great
2018-05-11 08:56:50
great price for Redmi note 5
2018-05-11 09:23:44

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Jayfee Waffu | from Redmi Note 5


too bad i didn't make it to.this event..
2018-05-11 12:10:21

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Jaffot | from Redmi 5 Plus


hmmmmm. i want that  mi mix 2s but.....
2018-05-11 19:59:34
wow ayus :)
2018-05-11 20:39:21

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DMCoronel | from mobile


Thats the one more thing
2018-05-12 00:06:47

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Mer Vlnts | from Redmi 5 Plus


holy smoke!
2018-05-12 00:15:40

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Reikapoka93 | from Redmi Note 3


Whoa. I really wish for the Mix 2S.
2018-05-12 00:18:10
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