Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Plus Specs and Design Leaked

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.

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.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Screen guard leak
Image shows the SmartBuy Tempered Glass listing for the upcoming Redmi Note 5

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

Redmi note 5 Tempered Glass
Image shows the SmartBuy Tempered Glass listing for the upcoming Redmi Note 5

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

SpecificationsRedmi Note 5/ Redmi Note 5 Plus

5.9 inches full HD
Display TypeIPS LCD Display
Display Properties

Resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels
Pixel Density403PPI
Display Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 625 Octa-core 2.0Ghz
Cortex A53 architecture ( Snapdragon 625)
GPUAdreno 506(625)
Storage32GB /64GB
Expandable StorageExpandable up to 256GB via micro SD card
SD card slot Hybrid Sim/SD card slot
Fingerprint SensorFront mounted

Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor,Infrared, Proximity sensor, Gyroscope
Connectivity4G dual sim, LTE, 3G WCDMA, 2G GSM, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, Infrared, GLONASS
Primary Camera

12MP F/2.2
Primary Camera FeaturesFull HD video recording, Geo- tagging, Enhanced HDR, . Dual Tone Flash
Secondary Camera5MP F/2.0 front camera
Secondary Camera FeaturesLive filters, Beauty mode, full HD video recording
Battery Capacity4000 mAh
Fast ChargingQuick Charge 4.0 ( Charger not included)
Charging TimeN/A
Battery LifeN/A
Screen-on TimeN/A
Android VersionNougat 7.1
MIUI FeaturesMI Remote, Theme support, MI Apps,
Android O ( MIUI 10)Eligible for Android O update
Other FeaturesFingerprint reader gestures, MI Apps, USB Type C, Quick Charge 4.0

Black, Gold,Light Blue, Rose Gold
Price in India (INR)10,999 / 12,999
Price (USD)

Launch Date14th 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.

Shivam has been working as a Tech journalist since 2014. He has worked at many Tech news blogs and Amazon India after that he joined TheLeaker in 2017 as a staff writer and now he’s an editor on the portal. When he is not working, you can find him playing games and listening to pop music. You can find him on Facebook and Twitter and can also contact him via email at [email protected]

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