Hi Mi Fans!
Recently, Xiaomi launched its Camera Beast – Redmi Note 5. It comes with 15.2cm (5.99) FHD+ display with an aspect ratio 18:9 and is powered by powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 636. Its runs on Android 7.0 out of the box and is upgradable to Android Oreo. In this thread, we have covered all the FAQs related to Redmi Note 5.
Q: What are the dimensions of Redmi Note 5?
A: Redmi Note 5 has a Height of 158.6mm, Width of 75.4mm and Thickness of 8.05mm.
Q: In how many variants of Redmi Note 5 is available?
A: At present Redmi Note 5 is available with two variant, 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB with respective price BDT 17999 and BDT 20999.
Q: What are the color options while buying this device?
A: This device comes in Black, Gold, Lake Blue and Rose Gold variants.
Q: Which items will the Redmi Note 5 package contain?
A: The Redmi Note 5 package box contains Redmi Note 5, power adapter, USB cable, Ultra Slim Case, warranty card, user guide, SIM insertion tool.
Q: Is it a dual SIM device?
A: Yes, Redmi Note 5 build with dual SIM facility with 4G nano SIM slots.
Q: Does Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 support dual cards dual standby?
A: Supports all network 4G+ / 4G / 3G / 2G, Dual Nano-SIM slots, any slot can be set as the main card.
Q: Which frequency bands do these SIM slots support?
A: Each SIM slots comprises of 4G with the following band specification:
Q: What's the type of charging port on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5?
A: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has a USB QC3.0 changing port.
Q: Is Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 waterproof or water resistant?
A: No, the Redmi Note 5 is not waterproof, so please don't throw it into the water.
Q: Does Redmi Note 5 has an IR blaster?
A: Yes, it has an IR sensor.
Q: Does Redmi Note 5 has a notification LED?
A: Yes, Redmi Note 5 has only one white colour notification LED.
Q: What is the screen size, screen resolution and pixel density of Redmi Note 5 display?
A: Redmi Note 5 comes with 15.2cm (5.99) (Diagonal) display. The display has 2160 x 1080 FHD+ resolution with Pixel Density of 403 PPI and 18:9 full screen display.
Q: Which processor powers this device?
A: Redmi Note 5 powered by Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm) with octa-core.
Q: What about the rear and front camera on this device?
A: Redmi Note 5 comes with Dual Camera 12MP primary sensor with aperture 1.4µm, f/1.9 and 5MP secondary lens with aperture 1.25µm, f/2.0, Dual LED flash, PDAF, Enhanced low-light photography, HDR adjustments, Panorama, Burst mode, Face recognition on the other hand Redmi Note 5 lace with 13 Megapixels with Sony Lens, Face Recognition front camera with aperture 1.12µm, f/2.0, Beautify 4.0, Selfie-light, Selfie timer, Face recognition, 1080p video capture, 30 fps, 720p video capture, 30 fps.
Q: What about fingerprint scanner on this device?
A: The device has Fingerprint sensor at back.
Q: Does Redmi Note 5 Support Face Unlock?
A: Yes, unlock your phone at a glance with face unlock. Turn on your screen and Redmi Note 5 will automatically recognize your face and unlock your phone. This happens in a snap (just takes 0.2 sec)
Q: What is the battery capacity?
A: The battery capacity of this device is 4000mAh (type) / 3900mAh (min) lithium-ion polymer battery.
Q: Can the battery be removed?
A: No, It is a non removal type battery.
Q: What is charging time to full charge?
A: The device supports QC3.0 which can rapidly charge your device.
Q: What about GPU and gaming experience on this device?
A: The gaming experience on this device is really great. Redmi Note 5 comes with 18:9 Aspect Ratio which provide awesome gaming experience.
Q: How many sensors are available on this device?
A: The device is built with Electronic Compass, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Infrared, Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope and Hall sensor.
Q: Does this device has NFC?
A: No. It has No NFC for Near Field Communication.
Q: What are the WLAN specifications?
A: Redmi Note 5 supports 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz)
Q: Which Bluetooth version is available on this device?
A: Bluetooth ver.5.0 is available on this device.
Q: What is the USSD code for hardware test to detect if there is some kind of hardware problem?
A: The USSD code to test hardware related problem on Redmi Note 5: *#*#6484#*#*
Q: Where is the other RAM being used?
A: It's been used by system app and apps which are running in the background.
Q: What about IMEI no.?
A: You can find IMEI no. on your box. You can also find it by dialing *#06# in the dialing pad.
Q: Which MIUI and Android version does Redmi Note 5 provide out of the box?
A: Redmi Note 5 Global variant sports MIUI 9 along with Android v8 (Oreo) which can be upgraded to higher version via updater.
Q: How to enable developer options and turn on USB-Debugging?
A: Go to Settings About Phone Tap on MIUI version repeatedly until a message pops up: Congratulations! You’re a developer.
Q: What's the weight of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5?
A: Redmi Note 5 is about 181g (With Battery).
Q: Will the Redmi Note 5 Bootloader be locked?
A: The answer is Yes. For obvious reason(s), this is to protect your device data security and protection. This is done to better incorporate with "Mi Cloud" services to "locate your device", in the unfortunate event if you lose your Redmi Note 5. If you wish to unlock your Bootloader, there is an available 'Mi Unlock' app available *However, we do not advise and encourage you to do so. So please proceed at your own risk, and you are hold responsible for your own device.
Q: Can I backup my DATA?
A: MIUI has got its own Backup app.
Steps to be followed:
Settings Additional Settings Backup & Reset Local Backups Backup [ Here you can select what you want to backup i.e. System, Apps, Accounts & Contacts]
Q: Is there any cloud storage available on this device?
A: Yes, Redmi Note 5 Cloud is linked to your Mi account. Once you login to your Mi account, you will be asked to backup your data and even you can find your lost device using Mi Cloud feature. You can access your cloud data remotely using https://i.mi.com/
Q: What to do if something goes wrong with my Redmi Note 5?
A: You can post your queries on Mi Community forum and the Moderators will attend to the same. If there is a physical damage/defect you can visit nearest service center. The service center details are available on http://www.mi.com/bd/service/repair/
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