Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specifications, Price, Features and Release Date

Last year December, Xiaomi released the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus. Ever since then, thoughts and suspicions have been running over the minds of users of the brand that the company is going to launch the bigger version as the Redmi Note 5 which will be distributed to the global market. To quench their curiosity, latest leaks from China suggest a contrary view, in which Xiaomi is actually preparing to launch two new entirely versions of the Redmi Note 5. Read on, and get the latest information as regarding the specifications, features, and price of this upcoming device.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specifications, Price, Features and Release Date

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Features

According to a 3C listing, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will be coming with some nice features and specs. It will feature a Snapdragon 636 processor coupled with a 4GB RAM for enhanced performance, and a 64GB internal storage. It is expected to have a 5.99 inch display with a 18:9 aspect ratio.

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The Redmi Note 5 will feature a dual camera setup at the back consisting of a 16MP + 5MP sensors, while the front will house an 8MP camera for taking selfies and video chat.

The Redmi Note 5 will also some with MIUI 9 out-of-the-box, and will have face recognition support. Talking about the battery, it will be powered by a 4100mAh battery having an 18W fast charge support. We are also expecting a cheaper version that will have a Snapdragon 630 processor coupled with a 3GB RAM and a 32GB internal storage.


Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specifications


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE



Announced Not announced yet
Status Rumored



Build Front glass, aluminum body
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)



Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
  – MIUI 9



OS Android 7.1.2 (Nougat)
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
CPU Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 509



Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM



Primary Dual: 16 MP + 5 MP, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Secondary 8 MP, 1080p



Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – 24-bit/192kHz audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic



WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
Infrared port Yes
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go



Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
  – Fast battery charging
– XviD/MP4/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer



  Non-removable Li-Po 4100 mAh battery


Colors Gray, Gold, Black
Price About 150 EUR

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Release Date

Both variants of the Redmi Note 5 are expected to be launched next month, February 2018. There is a probability that they will be launched at MWC 2018 alongside the Xiaomi Mi 7. The released date will also be made known after then.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Price

The Redmi Note 5 Price for the 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM version is expected to start from CNY1,499 in China, which is roughly $238 in the United states and €190 in Europe. The 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM version will cost CNY1,799 in China, $285 in the United States and €230 in the European currency. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Price in Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, and other parts of Asia will be updated on this spot after the release date.

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