Review of the smartphone Xiaomi Redmi Note 5: the new leader in the budget Redmi family.
The smartphone, which will be discussed today, was presented in India on February 14, and another version of it appeared in China on March 16. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 delivered to Russia is essentially identical to the aforementioned Indian version of the Redmi Note 5 Pro and has every chance of becoming the company’s new bestseller.
The main characteristics of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5.
SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, 8 cores Kryo 260 @ 1.8 GHz GPU Adreno 509 Operating system Android 8.1, MIUI 9.5 IPS touch display 5.99
Contents of delivery.
The configuration of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 can be called at least extended: the smartphone comes complete with a USB cable, a power adapter (5 V; 2 A), as well as a transparent polyurethane case and a key for ejecting cards.
Appearance and usability.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 received a body with exactly the same design as most of its predecessors in the Redmi family. This neat streamlined on all sides
It consists of a metal central, main part and two plastic inserts at the ends. The texture and color of the inserts are slightly different from the metal part, but this is not striking. The corners of the case are noticeably rounded, the rear surface tapers towards the sides, complementing the streamlined shape.
There are no complaints about the quality of materials and assembly
The camera module on the back side sticks out slightly, but in general, the back surface is so wide that the smartphone does not wiggle Epson L382 Multifunction Color Ink Tank System 3-In-1 Printer-Manual | PDF | Image Jbl Explorer Portable Wireless Speaker-manual | PDF | Headphones | Computer File Scanner | Printer (Computing) when you touch the screen, it lies stably on a hard surface. The rear camera is double, a bright double flash fits well between its two eyes.
The fingerprint scanner pad is conveniently located on the back panel under the very index finger, it is easy to find it by touch, it stands out tactilely, because it is slightly recessed. There are no complaints about the work of the scanner, it works well, without failures.
The front panel has thankfully received an LED event indicator. It is even more pleasing that the company did not blindly copy the notorious
The corners of the screen are rounded here, and its aspect ratio is 18: 9. There are no hardware buttons below the screen, but still there is a rather wide strip of empty space left there, this does not paint the design.