Xiaomi raises bar for smartphone photography
GLOBAL technology leader Xiaomi officially launched two powerful smartphones in the Philippines that raise the bar for mobile photography.
Dubbed the "Camera Beast,” the Redmi Note 5 sports the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 636 platform and brings flagship-level photography capabilities at an accessible price of P11,990.
Meanwhile, the Mi MIX 2S is a beautiful work of art that offers cutting edge technologies, including an exceptional AI dual camera and the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 platform, at P27,990.
The devices come with integrated AI features, including AI Portrait Mode for background blurring or adding bokeh, AI Beautify 4.0 for natural-looking enhancements, and face-unlocking.
Redmi Note 5: the Camera Beast
Redmi Note 5 employs a dual camera setup, a combination usually adopted only in flagship smartphones. The main 12-megapixel sensor features large 1.4μm pixels, which can capture more light and deliver better results under low-light conditions. Armed with Dual Pixel technology commonly used in professional dSLR cameras, the camera on Redmi Note 5 is able to deliver incredible autofocus speeds. Its front camera sports a 13-megapixel sensor, complemented by an LED Selfie light.
Redmi Note 5 uses Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 636 platform based on the 14nm manufacturing process. Thanks to its Kryo 260 architecture, 1.8GHz maximum clock speed, the Adreno 509 GPU, and its LPDDR4X DRAM (usually only available on flagship smartphones), it runs more apps simultaneously and switches between programs and games smoothly.
Redmi Note 5 sports a 5.99 inch FHD+ 18:9 full screen, large 4000mAh battery, support for fast charging, and the latest MIUI 9 operating system based on Android Oreo.
Redmi Note 5 comes in 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM. A simple and elegant TPU case will be shipped in the box with every Redmi Note 5. It will be available at Authorized Mi Stores at Trinoma and SM Megamall, as well as on open sale at Xiaomi’s official online store on Lazada, starting 15 May 2018.
Mi MIX 2S: Art x Technology
The unique design elements in the Mi MIX series have won Gold in four major design awards: IDEA, IF, Red Dot and Good Design, and have been recognized by some of the world’s most prestigious museums: National Design Museum in Finland, Center Pompidou in France, and Die Neue Sammlung in Germany, in some cases, marking the first time a phone has been added to their permanent collection.
Mi MIX 2S continues evolving this design language, with a beautiful ceramic back that features a four-sided curved design, transitioning smoothly into the aluminum frame that holds a 5.99” FHD+ full screen display. A white version has been introduced with MI MIX 2S, offering another gorgeous option for consumers.
Mi MIX 2S uses the latest Sony IMX363 flagship sensor for its dual-camera setup, with 1.4μm pixels for significantly better photos in low light, and Dual Pixel technology for super fast autofocusing.
Mi MIX 2S is available in 6GB RAM + 64GB ROM and 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM for Php 27,990 and Php 29,990 respectively. A simple and elegant TPU case will be shipped in the box with every Mi MIX 2S. It is coming soon in June 2018.