The rumor mill about a Redmi Note 5 packing dual-cameras capabilities has been surrounding us for the past few months. However, until yesterday no concrete evidence had appeared. Today at the realms of India, Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi Note 5 Pro, the first handset of Note line to pack two rear cameras.
The Note 5 Pro dual setup consists of a 12MP unit with f/2.2 lens coupled by another 5MP unit with f/2.0 aperture for background blurring. The first pictures samples already started to pop out showing that Xiaomi has done a great job this time.
Although it’s too early to draw any decisive conclusion the picture samples show impressive details and realistic colors. Also looking at the “No Parking Zone” we can have a glimpse of the “bokeh effect” from the secondary camera, showing that Xiaomi software has no problems with straight lines and distinct colors. According to the original source, the sensor can shot natural and pleasant colors with no oversaturation.
The Achilles heel of many Chinese smartphone cameras are of course the night environments, sadly this isn’t different with the Redmi Note 5 Pro. The pictures aren’t too bad of course, but the noise gets a bit more visible. At least the colors keep realistic even if the shot is underexposed.
The Redmi Note 5 Pro arrived as “India’s camera beast” we are yet to see if the device will live to those specifications. So far the new mid-range contender has been received by the media with a lot of pomp. A special thanks to the guys at GSM Arena who’ve shared the first photo samples taken with the Redmi Note 5 Pro.