Should I wait for Redmi Note 5? Is it worth waiting for Redmi Note 5?

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Should I wait for Redmi Note 5? Is it worth waiting for Redmi Note 5? Mind-screwing question for many of the buyers who are confused about buying a mid-range smartphone. In the recent times, considerable smartphones have been released in Indian market bringing about an enormous disarray in the brains of purchasers. To add to the set of confusions, another confusion is ‘Should I wait for Redmi Note 5?’ Well, in the wake of perusing this post, you will have a thought on whether you should wait for Redmi Note 5 or buy a smartphone which is currently available in the market.

Should I wait for Redmi Note 5

As we all know, Redmi Note 4 released in early 2017, made a landmark in smartphone market becoming one of the highest selling smartphones in India. Taking a gander at a short outline of Redmi Note 4’s highlights, it is powered by Snapdragon 625 SoC, with 3 variants 2/32, 3/32, 4/64 of RAM and internal storage respectively priced at Rs.8999, Rs.9999, Rs.11999 respectively. Redmi Note 4 comes with a 13mp rear camera and a 5mp front camera. One of the reasons for Redmi Note 4’s popularity is its 4000mAh battery which is more than sufficient. And Redmi Note 5 known to be the successor of Redmi Note 4 is the much-awaited smartphone in the current market.



Should I wait for Redmi Note 5?

Coming back to the main purpose of this post, let’s start with the reasons one can consider waiting for Redmi Note 5.

     1. Xiaomi branded Redmi Note 5

Currently, Xiaomi is one of the top smartphone manufacturers in the Indian market. Not only Redmi Note 4, but Xiaomi has made a mark in almost every range of price segment like the Redmi 5A which is priced from Rs. 4999. By this, one can come to a conclusion that Xiaomi is one of the trusted smartphone brands in the Indian market. Hence why not buy something from a nations’ trusted brand rather than settling with adjustments.

2. Battery Life

Xiaomi has likewise known for its battery capacity it provides on its smartphones. With a discharged battery, the smartphone device is just a piece of weight. Hence battery plays an important role in smartphones. Past Xiaomi smartphones like the Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4, Redmi 3s prime comes with a minimum battery capacity of 4000mAh. Hence Redmi Note 5 is also expected to have a minimum battery life of 4000mAh. A thing to notice is that the strong competitors of Redmi Note 5, Honor 7x or Moto G5s plus/Moto G5 plus, none of them come with a battery life of greater than 3500mAh. Xiaomi’s own Mi A1 also accompanies a 3080mAh battery. In the event that battery life is your need then you should definitely wait for Redmi Note 5.

     3. Pricing

Redmi Note 5 is relied upon to be in a price segment of Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 14,000. It can be stated that Xiaomi’s smartphones are always worth the bucks you have spent. An example of Xiaomi’s worthiness is the Redmi Note 4 which is one of the smartphones to have Snapdragon 625 SoC in a low price segment. Hence it is a smart decision to wait for Redmi Note 5 than wasting your money on buying an expensive phone.

      4.Full View Display

Redmi Note is probably going to have a display of 18:9 aspect ratio. As Full View displays are the current trend in the market, we have seen a lot of recent phones with 18:9 aspect ratio. Accordingly, Xiaomi has also launched Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 plus in China which come with a full view display. Thus there is a high likelihood that even the Redmi Note 5 will have a Full View Display.

      5. Dual Camera Setup

Another trend which has already been deployed in many smartphones is the Dual Camera Setup. Undoubtedly, the dual camera does well with Macro and portrait shots while there lie some exceptions like the Google Pixel 2 Xl which comes with a single but brilliant camera. And Xiaomi has to introduce a dual camera in Redmi Note 5 if they want to be a tough competitor in the market. And Xiaomi’s Mi A1 which comes with a dual camera with telephoto lens does very well in daylight shots. Undoubtedly, its the one of the phone in that price segment to have a brilliant camera. Hence dual camera in Redmi Note 5 will or less be the same as that of Mi A1.





In spite of the fact that there are bits of gossip that the Redmi 5 Plus will be Redmi Note 5 of India, it is recommended to wait for official announcement. As there are aggressive competitors in the mid-range segment of smartphones, Xiaomi needs to act wisely on it. And Xiaomi, one of the popular brand in India which has always come up with great smartphones in every price segment is also expected to bring its Redmi Note 5 once again with an aim of making it the most selling smartphone in India. So we hope that our question ‘Should I wait for Redmi Note 5’ is solved.

 

 

 

 

 

Sachin Naik

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