Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro Goes For Sale At 12 Today: How to Get Similar Mobile Phone Models If You Miss Online Sale
Redmi Note 5 (Photo Credit: MI Website/Screenshot)

Xiaomi had announced that it would offer the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro for sale on 22 February, 2018 exclusively on Flipkart. Finally the day has arrived when fans and mobile lovers will get to buy the latest Redmi Note. Xiaomi has also described the Note 5 Pro as a camera beast as it comes with a 20 mega-pixel front camera. However, not everyone gets to buy the phone as it is a flash sale and the units get sold within minutes. So if you are one of those who is likely to see the 'sold-out' tag for Redmi Note 5, here is what you can still do to buy the phone or consider worthy alternatives.

1) MI at Retail Outlets

Xiaomi had announced that it will also sell the Redmi Note 5 through it's partnered outlets in India. So no need to panic if you miss out on the online sale, Note 5 will surely be available offline. The Redmi Note 5 Pro is surely worth the wait.

2) Consider Alternatives 

If you are urgently in need of a budget smart phone and do not manage to get a Redmi Note 5, no need to lose sleep. There are some pretty good alternatives out there. Check these out


Huawei HONOR 9 LITE is actually one of the few phones in budget segments to have a good camera. Honor 9 Lite also comes with Huawei’s quad-camera (four cameras) and looks interesting.

The phone has a 5.65-inch touchscreen display with a high resolution of 1080 X 2160 pixels at a PPI of 428 pixels.

The Huawei Honor 9 Lite runs on a 1.7GHz octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor and comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone has 64GB of internal storage and can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The Huawei Honor 9 Lite has a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 13-megapixel for clear selfies. The battery is a 3000mAh non removable battery.

Nokia 6 

The Nokia 6 smartphone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display. The screen resolution is of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at a PPI of 403 pixels per inch, which is among the best in budget phone segment. Nokia 6 price in India starts from Rs. 13,399.

The Nokia 6 runs on a 1.4GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor and is equipped with 3GB of RAM. The phone has 32GB of internal storage expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card. Talking about the cameras, the Nokia 6 comprises a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front camera for selfies.

Here is the complete specification of the Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro. So make sure you consider these alternatives if you can't get Redmi Note 5. However it is advisable to wait if you are a MI lover.