Xiaomi will present its new ‘smartphone’ Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Plus on February 14 at an event in New Delhi, in India. Among the main features expected, the 18:9 display will be the highlight along with the Snapdragon 630/636 processor.
Thanks @gauravkapur. Looks like everyone is excited about @XiaomiIndia’s all-rounder that’s a 5/5. Tune in to Flipkart on 14th Feb, 12 noon to find out who it is. #WhoIsTheAllRounder https://t.co/KO6jyUWq46 pic.twitter.com/z5bDbJIH6n
— Flipkart (@Flipkart) February 8, 2018
Today, however, Flipkart confirmed in a tweet that Xiaomi’s upcoming offering Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Plus would be ‘Flipkart Exclusive’ although we have come across to the final design of the upcoming Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Plus, Thanks to Flipkart’s own SmartBuy Screen Guard listing. Which seems to confirm that Xiaomi India will release two smartphones, Which appear to be the re-branded version of Redmi 5 and 5 Plus which were released in China earlier.
Redmi 5 is a Snapdragon 450 powered smartphone with a 5.8 inch 18:9 screen and a 12MP rear camera while 5MP on the front. Although it not known if Xiaomi India will replace the processor, battery or camera module. The things which seem to be well confirmed is a 5.8-inch screen and 3300mAh battery
While the Redmi 5 Plus(In China) has a Snapdragon 625 Processor with Adreno 506 GPU and in a 6 inch tall 18:9 screen. Redmi Note 5 Plus comes with the same 12MP camera and a 5MP front shooter. With 4050mAh battery.
Both Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Plus will support Fast Charging. However, Xiaomi will not bundle a Fast Charger in the box so you will have to purchase any third party quick charger for that. It will support Max output of 9V 2Amp, which should be able to charge the massive battery within 2 hours.
As for the software section, the new mobile phone would run the latest version of MIUI 9, although it is unknown if it will come with Android Oreo or Nougat. At the moment there are many speculations regarding the specifications of the new terminal of Xiaomi that will be revealed on February 14.
Redmi Note 5 Specs
|Specifications||Redmi Note 5/ Redmi Note 5 Plus|
|Display||5.9 inches full HD|
|Display Type||IPS LCD Display|
|Display Properties||Resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels|
|Display Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Octa-core 2.0Ghz|
|Cortex A53 architecture ( Snapdragon 625)|
|Expandable Storage||Expandable up to 256GB via micro SD card|
|SD card slot||Hybrid Sim/SD card slot|
|Fingerprint Sensor||Front mounted|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor,Infrared, Proximity sensor, Gyroscope|
|Connectivity||4G dual sim, LTE, 3G WCDMA, 2G GSM, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, Infrared, GLONASS|
|Primary Camera||12MP F/2.2|
|Primary Camera Features||Full HD video recording, Geo- tagging, Enhanced HDR, . Dual Tone Flash|
|Secondary Camera||5MP F/2.0 front camera|
|Secondary Camera Features||Live filters, Beauty mode, full HD video recording|
|Battery Capacity||4000 mAh|
|Fast Charging||Quick Charge 4.0 ( Charger not included)|
|Android Version||Nougat 7.1|
|MIUI Features||MI Remote, Theme support, MI Apps,|
|Android O ( MIUI 10)||Eligible for Android O update|
|Other Features||Fingerprint reader gestures, MI Apps, USB Type C, Quick Charge 4.0|
|Colors||Black, Gold,Light Blue, Rose Gold|
|Price in India (INR)||10,999 / 12,999|
|Launch Date||14th Feb, 2018|
The screen protector itself doesn’t give any specs regarding the phone, although it gives a quite confirmed visual representation of how the upcoming Xiaomi Smartphones will look like.
Update: The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Plus Screen Protector listings seem to be removed from Flipkart. So the only source to see the image is above online.