Xiaomi has unveiled the Redmi Note 5 phone in South Korea. The handset is currently out there for buying through bringing local carriers in the country.
Xiaomi gadgets have been out there in South Korea through online shopping sites or through third-party retailers. On the other hand, for the first time Xiaomi has partnered with local telecom service providers in South Korea to present the Redmi Note 5 in the country. Xiaomi had held a release occasion in partnership with G-mobi, a local distributor in Seoul, South Korea on Monday to announce the arrival of Redmi Note 5.
The Redmi Note 5 carries a price tag tag of 299,200 won (~$265). On the other hand, the offers included by SK Telecom and KT may allow consumers to avail it under 100,000 won (~$88). LG Uplus, the third largest mobile operator of South Korea is not selling the Redmi Note 5.
The Redmi Note 5 that has arrived in South Korea is really the Note 5 Pro smartphone that was introduced in India in February. It is ready with a 5.99-inch IPS LCD display that produces Full HD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The Snapdragon 636 SoC and 4 GB are unveield under the hood of the cameraphone. It has a native memory of 64 GB.
Xiaomi claims that the high quality autofocus tech enabled 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual scanner option is the USP of the Redmi Note 5. It houses a 4,000mAh battery. The Redmi Note 5 is out there in South Korea in color features such as gold and black.
Samsung has been dominating the South Korean market because number of years. Xiaomi has just entered the country with Redmi Note 5. Probably, it could be prepping up to become a threat for Samsung in its home country.
Xiaomi has managed to dethrone Samsung to become the number cameraphone brand in India. According to Counterpoint Research’s survey, Xiaomi held a market share of 31.1 percent in India in Q1 2018. Samsung is in the second spot with a market share of 26.2 percent. OPPO is now holding on to the third spot in India.