With a range of affordable, feature-rich smartphones, Xiaomi has been doing quite well in the smartphone market. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is extremely popular and many Redmi fans are eagerly waiting for the next offering from the company. Redmi Note 4, featuring Mediatek MT6797 Helio X20 chipset with a deca-core 2.1GHz CPU and Mali-T880 MP4, comes in 3GB RAM + 64 GB internal storage and 2GB RAM + 16GB internal storage variants. Sporting a 5.5-inch full HD display, 13MP primary camera, 5MP front camera and fueled by a whopping 4100mAh battery, the phone was an instant hit with heavy battery users. What does the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 successor – the Redmi Note 5 – have in store?

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 specs and price leaked

A recent leak hints at a new Xiaomi Dual-Sim device passing the FCC certification. Redmi Note 5, according to leaks, is expected to be powered by a 2.1GHz MediaTek Helio x25 deca-core SoC or a 2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 octa-core SoC and is expected to feature 4GB RAM with 32GB/64GB internal storage variants, expandable up to 128GB. Redmi Note 5 is likely to sport a 5.5-inch full HD display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. As for the camera, Redmi Note 5 is expected to come with a 16MP primary camera and 8MP selfie camera. The next Note offering from Xiaomi is expected to offer standard connectivity support – Bluetooth, USB Type-C, Wi-Fi 802.11n and VoLTE.

Redmi Note 5 is expected to be fueled by a 4000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support and is expected to run on MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat 7.1. Redmi Note 5 is expected to make its appearance in Silver, Black and Gold variants. The phone is expected to be priced at USD 190 (approx. INR 13,000) for 64GB variant and USD 160 (approx. INR 11,000) for 32GB variant.

Redmi Note 5 is most likely to be launched this summer and will initially be available only in China. One month after the China release, the phone is expected to be available in other Asian markets, primarily India.