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Redmi Note 5 Pro Vs Redmi Note 6 Pro: What's the difference?

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Redmi Note 5 Pro Vs Redmi Note 6 Pro: What's the difference?

The Redmi Note 6 Pro was released 9 months after the Redmi Note 5 Pro. As the name suggests, the Note 6 Pro was a polished upgrade of the Note 5 Pro. A lot of the specifications definitely remain the same in the Note 6 Pro. But the upgraded features bring out a whole new mi smartphone experience from ordinary mi mobile offerings.

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1. Redmi Note 5 Vs Redmi Note 6 Pro Display:

  • In terms of physical features, Redmi Note 6 Pro was a taller, thinner, and lighter version of Redmi Note 5 Pro. Weight-wise, there isn’t a major difference as Note 6 Pro weighs a gram less, at 181g, than its mi mobile predecessor at 182g.
  • But the Redmi Note 6 Pro boasts a taller display at 6.26 inches, bringing a larger aspect ratio of 19:9. Compare this to Note 5 Pro’s tamer display at 5.99 inches with an aspect ratio of 18:9.
  • Note 6 Pro gives you a very different viewing experience because the large screen has more pixels. The Note 6 Pro also supports Full HD+ IPS LCD display compared to the Note 5 Pro’s measly FHD+ display and lower resolution in pixels and pixel density.

2. Redmi Note 5 Vs Redmi Note 6 Pro Camera:

  • One of the major changes was the camera between Redmi Note 5 Pro and Note 6 Pro. The predecessor had two rear cameras and one sensor in the front. The Redmi Note 6 Pro beats that with a more superior camera. It has a dual-camera system for the rear and front cameras.
  • The Mi smartphone successor came with a 12-megapixel sensor for the rear camera with dual-pixel autofocus and depth-sensing.
  • Note 6 Pro has a bigger aperture to give you better images in low-light. The front camera of the Note 6 Pro has a 12-MP primary and 2-MP secondary sensor.
  • Their cameras also have two additional features: AI detection and AI portrait 2.0. Compare this to Note 5 Pro only having a single 20-megapixel camera in the front.

3. Redmi Note 5 Vs Redmi Note 6 Pro Processors & Storage:

  • Now, both phones run on the same processor, Snapdragon 636, but Mi mobile Note 6 Pro has more storage options.
  • Redmi Note 5 Pro had two options – the basic model has 4GB RAM and the top version had a 6GB RAM, both with only 64GB storage.
  • The Note 6 Pro has a base model of 4GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage and a top model with 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. It comes with external slots for microSD cards of 256GB.
  • The Redmi Note 6 Pro charges with a Quick Charge 3.0 support compared to Note 5 Pro’s Quick Charge 2.0.

4. Redmi Note 5 Vs Redmi Note 6 Pro Look & Feel:

  • The Redmi Note 6 Pro has more basic colours than the Redmi Note 5 Pro. The mi smartphone successor comes in four colour options: red, blue, black, and rose gold.
  • On the other hand, Note 5 Pro comes in lake blue, black, champagne gold, and rose gold, which definitely sound more swanky and premium than the Note 6 Pro options.
  • But Note 6 Pro has extra layers of protection with plastic shelling, metal casing, and scratch-resistant glass. It also has upgraded software with the Android 8.1 Oreo and MIUI 10 versus Android 7.1.2 Nougat and MIUI 9 in Note 5 Pro.
  • The MIUI 10 has a new interface with full-screen gesture and an AI preload feature for caching background apps, which quickens app loading times.

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So whichever phone you end up going for, overall, it is clear that Redmi Note 5 Pro was beaten by Note 6 Pro in specifications and features. Note 6 Pro’s camera and display boast better quality images and superior interactive viewing experiences. This makes it difficult for the Redmi Note 5 Pro to compete with its successor’s specifications. All this makes the Redmi Note 6 Pro worth the extra bucks you’ll need to put in to buy it.

To read many more interesting blogs on smartphones, check out: Redmi Note 7 mobile: A comprehensive review , Xiaomi Poco F1 Review , Mi A2 Mobile Phone Review and many more!

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