Waiting for Xiaomi Redmi Note 5? Here are expected release date, specification, price and everything you need to know

By: | Updated: August 20, 2017 5:28 PM

For those who are waiting for Redmi Note 5 to be launched in India, here're some details that are known about the phone so far.

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Xiaomi is already rocking Indian smartphone market with its note series. So far, Redmi Note 4 and Note 3 have been big hits in India and the company could well come up with another flagship, Redmi Note 5. The fact that Chinese tech-giant offers high-end specs at an affordable price makes it a big success in Indian smartphone market. So, for the people who are waiting for Redmi Note 5 to be launched in India, here’re some details that are known about the phone so far.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Release Date (Expected)

The Chinese smartphone giant is expected to launch the new phone sometime later this month, or in early September in China, theandroidsoul.com reports. However, the company hasn’t confirmed these rumors, nor has there been any official information surrounding the official launch date.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specs (Expected)

Design

Speculation has it that the Redmi Note 5 is likely to feature the same old candy-bar design like its predecessor. However, Redmi Note 5 could be be significantly thinner in comparison to the previous generation Redmi Notes at around 7.5mm, theandroidsoul.com reports.

Display

The display department is most likely to feature a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD. The gaming and multimedia consumption on the phone are expected to be decent, theandroidsoul.com reports.

Processor

Redmi Note 5 may boast Snapdragon 630 SoC which comes as a slight improvement over the Snapdragon 625 chipset, theandroidsoul.com reports.

Battery

The 4000 mAh battery has been a big reason for Xiaomi Note 4’s huge success. The company has launched another phone, Mi Max 2, with 5,000 mAh battery in India. In Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, one may expect a better battery as that would be boasting a class apart feature by the company.

RAM and Storage

The company is likely to do away with the base 2GB RAM variant this time. Note 5 may only be made available only in 3GB and 4GB RAM variants. It can be recalled that Note 4 came in three memory options: 2GB, 3GB, and 4GB. On the storage part, the base variant of the smartphone will get 32GB while the high-end one is likely to get 64GB of onboard storage.

Software

The Chinese tech giant has only recently launched Android Nougat-based MIUI 9. Redmi Note 5 is likely to be launched with the latest MIUI 9 pre-installed. theandroidsoul.com reports that Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Price will start at CNY 1200 (approximately USD 180) for the base variant (3GB + 32GB). For the high variant, it can be around CNY 1,500 (approximately USD 220) for the high-end variant (4GB + 64GB).

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