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 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.
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|
|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)|
|– MIUI 9|
|OS||Android 7.1.2 (Nougat)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 636|
|CPU||Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53|
|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|
|Secondary||8 MP, 1080p|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– 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|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|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|
|– 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.
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.