Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Note 5 phone in South Korea. The smartphone is currently available for buying through bringing local carriers in the country.
Xiaomi gadgets have been available in South Korea through online shopping sites or through third-party retailers. However, for the initial period Xiaomi has partnered with local telecom service providers in South Korea to present the Redmi Note 5 in the country. Xiaomi had held a launch event 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 value tag of 299,200 won (~$265). However, the offers provided 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 came in South Korea is truly the Note 5 Pro telephone that was unveiled in India in February. It is equipped with a 5.99-inch IPS LCD panel that produces Full HD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The Sd 636 SoC and 4 GB are introduce under the hood of the phone. It has a native storage of 64 GB.
Xiaomi claims that the top quality autofocus technology enabled 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual digital camera 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 colour attributes these types of as gold and black.
Samsung has been dominating the South Korean market because several 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 amount smartphone 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.