Xiaomi is seemingly working on the next device in the Redmi Note series, the Redmi Note 5. Xiami has finally succeeded in acquiring budget smartphone market in India with the previous launch of Redmi 4A and Redmi 4. Now Xiaomi is expected to launch two variants of the Redmi Note 5.

Specifications and Leaks

The phone will be having Snapdragon 660, the Redmi Note 5 leaks also suggest that Xiaomi may be bringing dual camera setup to the Redmi line-up for the first time. The specs may sound very exciting,but Xiaomi may still not increase the price of the Redmi Note 5.

As a successor, Xiaomi was expected to use Snapdragon 630 chipset in the Redmi Note 5. However, if these leaks are to be believed, the Redmi Note 5 could end up as the true successor to the popular Redmi Note 3. The leaked specs sheet was first spotted on Chinese social networking site Weibo, with the reference to Snapdragon 660 discovered by Gadgets To Use .Snapdragon 660 gains in terms of power and efficiency when compared to the Snapdragon 65x series. It would be fitting for the Redmi Note 5 to feature Snapdragon 660.

The key feature of this device will be dual camera setup, Redmi Note 5 will have 16 MP sensor and 5 MP sensor that will be used for depth sensing. On the front, the Redmi Note 5 could come with an upgraded 12MP camera.

Moving onto RAM, the Redmi Note 5 is reported to come in 3GB and 4GB memory variants, with 32GB and 64GB of storage respectively. A 5.5-inch full HD display, fingerprint sensor, 4,000mAh battery, dual SIM with 4G VoLTE support are other features that have been revealed.

The phone will be first available in China followed by other countries. Regarding the price, its expected to be priced same as Redmi Note 4.

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