Xiaomi’s Redmi Buds 5 and Pro: Premium Sound at Unbeatable Prices

In the realm of audio technology, Xiaomi has once again made a significant splash in the Malaysian market with the launch of the Redmi Buds 5 and Buds 5 Pro. These earbuds, forming part of Xiaomi’s extensive array of accessories, have been designed to cater to varied audio preferences while maintaining affordability.

Enhanced Audio and ANC Capabilities

redmi buds 5 and pro technology
redmi buds 5 and pro technology

The Redmi Buds 5, with its 46dB active noise cancellation (ANC), offers users a serene audio experience, effectively muting the hustle and bustle of the outside world. It features three distinct ANC modes, ensuring that users can find their auditory sweet spot regardless of their environment.

On the other hand, the Buds 5 Pro steps it up a notch with an impressive 52dB ANC. This model not only offers three ANC modes but also includes an AI adaptive mode and three additional transparency modes, tailored for a more nuanced listening experience.


FeatureRedmi Buds 5Redmi Buds 5 Pro
ANC LevelUp to 46dBUp to 52dB
Battery Life40 hours38 hours
Color VariantsBlack, White, Sky BlueMidnight Black, Moonlight White, Aurora Purple
ConnectivityBluetooth 5.3Bluetooth 5.3
Driver Size12.4mm11mm bass, 10mm tweeter
Special FeaturesAI Adaptive Mode, Dual-driver design

Design and Color Variants

The aesthetic appeal of these earbuds is undeniable. The Buds 5 comes in Black, White, and Sky Blue, sporting a matte exterior paired with a glossy interior, accentuated by a stylish light strip.

  • redmi buds 5 and pro black
  • redmi buds 5 and pro sky blue
  • redmi buds 5 and pro white

The Buds 5 Pro offers a more sophisticated look, available in Midnight Black, Moonlight White, and Aurora Purple, all encased in an ergonomically designed case.

Battery Life and Charging

Xiaomi doesn’t skimp on battery life. Both models boast up to 10 hours of continuous playback, perfect for long commutes or extended listening sessions. The Buds 5 offers a total of 40 hours of use with its charging case, while the Buds 5 Pro slightly trails with 38 hours.

Connectivity and App Support

redmi buds 5 and pro fast simple pairing
redmi buds 5 and pro fast simple pairing

Both earbuds are equipped with LDAC Bluetooth codec support, ensuring high-quality, stable audio transmission. Users also gain access to enhanced functionalities through the Xiaomi Earbuds app, compatible with various smartphone brands, which allows for customized noise cancellation and EQ tuning.

Pricing and Availability

Xiaomi has launched these earbuds with attractive pricing in Malaysia. The Buds 5 is available for RM199, with an early bird price of RM149. The Buds 5 Pro is priced at RM299, dropping to RM269 for early adopters. These special prices are valid from 16 January to 2 February 2024.

Special Features of Buds 5 Pro

The Buds 5 Pro stands out with its dual-driver design, featuring 11mm bass drivers and 10mm piezoelectric ceramic tweeters.

This design results in a richer and more open sound experience. The ANC capability is also enhanced, covering a broader frequency range and including a new transparency mode for increased spatial awareness.

Additional Features of Buds 5

The Buds 5, while the more basic model, comes equipped with 12.4mm titanium-plated drivers and an independent sound chamber. This design enhances the dynamic frequency response and maintains consistent sound quality.

Global Availability

redmi buds 5 and pro feature noise cancellation
redmi buds 5 and pro feature noise cancellation

The global audience hasn’t been left out, as Xiaomi has introduced the Redmi Buds 5 Pro to international markets. This model retains the hardware specifications of its late-November release in China, featuring Hi-Res Audio and LDAC audio support. The Redmi Buds 5 Pro is priced at €69.99 in the Eurozone.

The Redmi Buds 5 and Buds 5 Pro are more than just earbuds; they are a testament to Xiaomi’s commitment to delivering quality audio experiences at a price that doesn’t break the bank. With their advanced features, stylish designs, and competitive pricing, these earbuds are set to make waves in the tech world.


ModelRegular PriceEarly Bird Price
Redmi Buds 5RM199RM149
Redmi Buds 5 ProRM299RM269

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