The Chinese smartphone manufacturer will be releasing its upcoming Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 in coming weeks or next month. Going by the company’s time table, they have always released a new Redmi Note smartphone in August every year, but this year, there are no indication or official reports regarding the launch of the smartphone.
Now, some images of the Redmi Note 5 have surfaced online on the Chinese social networking website Weibo. One of the image reveals the design of the smartphone from the rear end. It shows the vertical dual rear camera setup with LED flash on the side, followed by the finger-print scanner.
Speaking about the rumored specifications of the smartphone, the Redmi Note 5 will sport a 5.5-inch LCD display with Full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution. The smartphone will be powered by Snapdragon 660 SoC or MediaTek Helio P25 SoC depending on the region. It will come in two storage options base variant will have 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, and the high-end variant will have 4GB of RAM and 64GB of built-in storage.
Moving on to the optics, the smartphone will sport a dual camera setup on the rear with one 12MP sensor and another 5MP sensor. And in the front, it will come with a 12MP sensor for selfie, video-call, etc.. It will pack a 4000mAh battery which less when compared to its predecessor and runs on MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1.1 on top. It will also support USB Type-C port with Quick Charge 3.0.
As for pricing base variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage would carry a price tag of ¥999 ($151/€127) whereas the high-end variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of built-in storage will cost around ¥1299 ($198/€165). No other details and launch date are known at the moment.