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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 hands-on photo leaked, key specs revealed

As Xiaomi’s next generation Redmi Note series phones are nearing launch, we are getting more new leaks every other day. Now, an alleged render of a new Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has hit the internet once again. The leaked hands-on photo featuring a similar 18:9 display appeared on Weibo. Apart from the display, key specs of the phone were also revealed in the leaked image. Moreover, another image with box appeared on MyDrivers showing the same full-screen display.

Earlier, we have seen multiple reports suggesting that Xiaomi is working on a new budget smartphone, dubbed as Redmi Note 5 featuring the bezel-less 18:9 display. The reports also suggested that along with the Redmi Note 5, it might launch two more phones, Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus. The Redmi Note 5 was also spotted on the TENAA’s website last month revealing some details, however, we now have more details in a leak that surfaced on Chinese social media site Weibo.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specifications

The biggest change we can see in Redmi Note 5 from its predecessor, the Redmi Note 4 is its design with the near bezel-less display. The leaked blurry picture is clear enough to confirm the earlier rumors that Redmi Note 5 will feature an 18:9 display. The leaked hands-on image shows the 5.99-inches display with 1080 x 2160 pixels resolutions with a pixel density of ~403 PPI. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 seems to come with MIUI 9 on top of Android 7.1.2.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

Source: Weibo

On one hand, the leaked image on MyDrivers suggests that the device could come with two selfie cameras. However, it is clear that it will come with a single camera since hands-on image mentions a 12MP rear camera only. Moreover, powering the phone is yet again Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset paired with 4GB RAM and what looks to be 64GB of total storage. The phone will be powered by a 4,000mAh battery.

These leaks suggest that Xiaomi will soon officially launch its latest Redmi Note device and it’ll be interesting to see what price tag the company settles on for the Redmi Note 4’s successor. It is to be mentioned that the Redmi Note 4 which has been a huge hit, especially in India, because of its specs in budget price. It is expected that Xiaomi will price the Redmi Note 5 competitively.


Satyendra Pal Singh

Satyendra explores the latest happenings in the tech world and writes stories about those. He likes to play around with the latest gadgets and shares his views through articles. In his free time, you can find him watching movies/TV shows and/or reading books.