You won’t have to spend a fortune to get your hands on a smartphone today. For as low as $100, you can buy a decent device. The specs to price ratio has been increased to a level that we haven’t seen before.

When we talk about value for money, it is a crime not to include Xiaomi in the discussion. The company put haters of Chinese products into shame by offering loads of specifications at impressive pricing. And, we now have Realme following the same trend.

Released on 22 February 2018, Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro achieved the feat of producing the biggest sale in the Indian history by selling more than 300,000 units within three minutes. People were going gaga over the smartphone then.

Fast forward to today, we went past two generations to have Note 8 series. However, there are millions who still cherish their Note 5 Pro units. They received Android Pie update about five months ago. The last firmware overhaul the device got was August security patch.

In case you are not aware, the Beijing-based brand is on a roll with MIUI 11 update. They have brought it to Mi Max 3, Redmi 7, Redmi 6 Pro, Redmi Y3, Mi 9, and Mi 8 Lite today. And, Redmi K20 Pro users received Android 10 as well.

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Now, the table has been turned in the favour of Redmi Note 5 Pro. Xiaomi has rolled out MIUI 11 for the device with some significant features. Unfortunate for the users that they are not getting Android 10. Have a look at the changelog below.

Optimization: Updated Android Security Patch to October 2019. Increased system security.
Fix: Wi-Fi page wasn’t displayed correctly
Game speed booster
New: Continuous swiping opens an additional menu in Game Turbo now
New: You can create a Home screen shortcut for Game Turbo now
Refreshed start page of Game Turbo
Auto brightness, screenshot gestures, and Reading mode can be turned off automatically when Game Turbo is on
A major upgrade fur the toolbox in Game Turbo:
autoplay and switching between data SIM cards are available now.
Battery usage
Fix: Some Battery saver setting options didn’t appear.

As you read, the package brings with it the October security patch. The OTA notifications started going out today only. So, you may have to wait for a day or two to get them to your screen. In case you are running Global Stable build, you can manually flash using the update package.


  • Device: Redmi Note 5 (Pro)
  • Codename: whyred
  • Channel: Global Stable
  • Version: V11.0.2.0.PEIMIXM
  • Android: 9.0
  • Type: Recovery
  • Download: Link
  • MD5: 9b6a8cd0a6347adcbd899f20696fe551



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