“The Redmi Note 5 will be the successor to the Redmi Note 4 with minor upgrades”
Earlier this month, Xiaomi’s upcoming Redmi series phone, allegedly dubbed the Redmi Note 4X, was leaked in a couple of live images. Now it appears that apart from the Redmi Note 4X, the company is working on another Redmi smartphone, purportedly called the Redmi Note 5. Ahead of an official announcement, the phone has reportedly passed US FCC certification.
As per the FCC filing, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will bring some minor upgrades over its predecessor. It will feature a 5.5-inch full HD display, a fingerprint sensor at the back panel, 4G LTE, and a beefy 4,000mAh battery. The phone is expected to be powered by either a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 SoC or a MediaTek Helio X25 processor, mated to 4GB of RAM.
The Redmi Note 5 is expected to arrive with Android Nougat, 32GB and 64GB storage variants, a 16-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel secondary shooter, 4G LTE, a USB Type-C port, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS. The phone is rumoured to be priced at around Rs 12,000. There’s no word when the brand plans to launch the handset.