One of India’s most popular smartphone Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 might be getting its successor Redmi Note 5. According to new reports, Xiaomi is internally testing Redmi Note 5 and the handset will be launched by second quarter of 2018. Pricing for Redmi Note 5 will start from CNY 1599 (roughly Rs 15,600).
According to the website, the phone will run on MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 octa-core processor (unreleased). The phone might come in two RAM+storage variants of 3GB+32 GB and 4GB+64GB, both variants will support MicroSD card with expandable storage up to 128GB.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will feature a 5.99-inch FHD (2160 x 1080) display with 18:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D curved glass. The smartphone will sport a dual 12-megapixel rear camera and dual-tone LED flash and on the front a 5-megapixel selfie camera.
The handset is backed by a 4000mAh non-removable battery; there is also a fingerprint sensor below the rear camera for unlocking the device. Earlier reports have suggested that rear of the smartphone looks pretty similar to Mi A1.
Connectivity options include- dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Infrared, USB, 4G VoLTE, GPS, and GLONASS. The smartphone measures 158.5 x 75.45 x 8.05mm and weighs 179.5 grams.