| Redmi Note 5
Expected Specifications, Price:-
Redmi Note 5 will be officially launching in India first, since in the China the company has introduced only Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus version so far. The major design change that is expected over the previous Redmi Note 4 is that the new Redmi Note 5 will have a bigger 5.99-inch 18:9 display with FHD+ resolution (2160 x 1080 pixels). Xiaomi’s teasers and invite have also indicated a change in display.
The Redmi 5 Plus in China also sports a 5.99-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio, and we will have to wait and see if the same phone is launched in India. In terms of processor, the Redmi 5 Plus has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, which is the same processor powering the previous Redmi Note 4. However, some leaks have also claimed the new phone will come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor instead, which would be a first.
Other expected specifications are: 3GB RAM and 32GB storage and 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The front camera could be 8MP, according to some leaks, while the rear will have a dual camera setup. On the battery front, Xiaomi is expected to stick with a 4000 mAh one on board like the Redmi Note 4 series. It is also expected the price will be under Rs 15,000 for the Redmi Note 5, though a high-end variant might be priced more.
It should be noted that the Redmi 5 Plus has a 12MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and 5MP front camera. Last year’s Redmi Note 4 also had a 2GB RAM variant as well and started at a price of Rs 9,999 going up to Rs 12,999 for the 4GB RAM option.