Xiaomi will be introducing its upcoming Redmi series line-up by the end of the year. Some CAD rendered images of the upcoming Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 were leaked online which revealed the design. The leak also consisted configuration of the upcoming smartphone.
The images reveal that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will be following its predecessors design aesthetics and will have a unibody metal design with curved edges on the back. The placement of the fingerprint scanner is also same, but now it sits below a vertical dual camera setup. On the front, the smartphone has a display with thin bezels on the side and smaller bezels on top and bottom with higher screen-to-body ratio when compared to Redmi Note 4.
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.