Xiaomi introduced the Redmi Note 4 last year in August. It seems like Xiaomi is now gearing up to introduce Redmi Note 5 soon. Redmi Note 5 was spotted on US FCC certification hence revealing some key specification, price and some other features. It will be available in 32GB and 64GB storage variant. The expected price of Redmi Note 5 is Rs. 10,999 for the 32GB variant, and Rs. 12,999 for the 64GB variant. It is expected to be available in Gold, Silver, and Black colour variants. Most probably, Xiaomi will be launching this device next month in China.
Redmi Note 5 Specifications
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will be sporting a 5.5 inch full-HD (1080p) LCD IPS display panel with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. Under the hood, it will be running either a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 octa-core chip-set clocked at 2GHz or a MediaTek Helio x25 deca-core chip-set clocked at 2.1GHz. It will be having 4 GB RAM and either 32 GB or 64 GB of on-board storage which will be further expandable upto 128 GB.
Camera optics will be including a 16 MP rear camera with PDAF, dual-tone LED flash and a 8 MP selfie camera. It will be backed up by a 4,000 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support. It should run on MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat (7.1) which is expected to be introduced soon. Connectivity options will be including 4G LTE, VoLTE, Dual SIM, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11n, GPS, 3.5mm jack, and USB Type-C port.
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It will be having a metal unibody chassis with chamfered edges like its siblings. It will also be sporting a Fingerprint sensor at the back like any typical Redmi Note device. Most probably it will also be having an IR blaster and bottom firing speakers.
Pricing & Availability
We can’t really say much about its availability but we believe that Xiaomi will soon be introducing this device in China, maybe next month. The Indian launch could take a bit longer to happen, though.