The Redmi Note 5 Pro's dual-camera bump looks very familiar

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Xiaomi has announced the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 in India at a starting price of Rs 9,999 and Rs 13,999 respectively. According to Xiaomi, the Mi LED Smart TV 4 will go on sale beginning February 22, along with the Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro phones, via Flipkart.com, Mi.com and Mi Home stores.

I'm going to try to address two questions today - the first is whether the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro have what it takes to build on the success of the Redmi Note 4.

The "Pro" version offers slight upgrades over Redmi Note 5 with its main focus being on the smartphone camera. "We shipped almost 9.6 million Redmi Note 4 handsets in 2017", Manu Kumar Jain, Xiaomi India Managing Director and Global Vice President, told the gathering at the event. Xiaomi is making India launch the debut of the smartphone globally as it hasn't launched the Redmi Note 5 in any other region, not even in China. This is the first time that Xiaomi has ventured in the consumer electronics market in India. It is a smart TV running on Xiaomi's PatchWall UI based on Android OS.

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Well, the above image and everything which we know so far about the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 smartphone are just rumors and there is no any official information about this phone leaked yet. It is the thinnest Redmi Note device ever launched with an 8.05 mm thickness. The entry-level 3/32GB Redmi Note 5 configuration shall fetch Rs. 9,999, with 4 gigs of RAM and 64GB internal storage space setting you back 2,000 extra rupees for a total of less than $190. The new Xiaomi device is expected come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 and may come with various storage variants. It also comes paired with 4GB and 6GB of storage depending on the price you're willing to pay and a flat 64GB of storage. The smartphone sports 12MP and 5MP sensors at the rear end with LED flash.

For selfies, there's a 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 sensor with Beautify 4.0 AI algorithm, and selfie light for low-light conditions. It runs on Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) with MIUI 9. The Mi TV series was originally unveiled at CES 2017 and went on sale in China in June previous year. Connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 / 5GHz) 2X2, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, Mi Port, 3 x HDMI 2.0, AV, 1 x USB 2.0 x 1, USB 3.0 x 1 and Ethernet.

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