Xiaomi is expected to launch its much anticipated Mi 7 smartphone in the upcoming Mobile World Congress event (MWC) next month. But if a new report from China is to be believed, the company might launch Redmi Note 5 before Mi 7, and the Redmi Note 5 will be launching at the end of next month.
The Xiaomi MEE7S and MET7S devices that have recently received 3C approval in China are rumoured to be the two variants of the RedmI Note 5.
As per MyDrivers, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has a 5.99-inch Full HD (2160 x 1080 pixels) display with 18:9 aspect ratio. A 2.0GHz 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 octa-core processor runs the phone with the help of 3GB/4GB RAM. It offers 32GB/64GB internal storage. This 4G smartphone runs on Android 7.1 Nougat operating system with MIUI 9 on top of it and is backed up by a 4000 mAh Li-Polymer battery. The smartphone will also carry support for facial recognition.
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The smartphone will have a dual camera setup of 16-megapixel primary and 5-megapixel secondary rear camera, and on the front, it will have an 8-megapixel shooter for selfies. On the connectivity front, the device supports 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, GLONASS and dual-SIM support.
As far as pricing is concerned, the Redmi Note 5 is said to be priced at 1,499 Yuan (approx. Rs 15,037) for 3GB RAM and 1,799 Yuan (approx. Rs 18,050) for 4GB RAM variant.