Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, the upcoming budget smartphone will be launched on February 14 exclusively via Flipkart. In addition to this, users can also purchase it from mi.com. The Chinese company already sent out invites for its forthcoming launch event that is possibly the place for the Redmi Note 5.
— Mi India (@XiaomiIndia) 8 February 2018
Redmi Note 5 specifications
The Redmi Note 5 might come with a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) IPS LCD panel with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is expected to run MIUI 9 based on Android 8.0 Oreo. It will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 paired with 3GB/ 4GB RAM and 32/ 64GB storage options.
The new smartphone will have 16MP rear camera sensor and a 5MP front camera sensor. The front camera specification is still not confirmed, some say it might have 8MP sensor capable of 1080p recording. The fingerprint sensor is expected to mounted at the rear as usual.
If Xiaomi uses 18:9 display, then it’s obvious that fingerprint sensor will be at the back. The device is said to be included with 4,000 mAh battery.
Redmi Note 5 Price and Availability in India
Price and availability details of the Redmi Note 5 are likely to be announced by Xiaomi at its February 14 event. It will be priced from Rs 15K onwards. Some even say there will be two variants of Redmi Note 5, the 3GB variant will have Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 while the 4GB will be embedded with Qualcomm Snapdragon 636.
This is what rumors speak. Xiaomi wants to provide consumers more value for money by distinguishing Redmi Note 5 variants, not only RAM and storage but also processor.