Redmi Note 5 India Launch Date Is February 14
Xiaomi has been in the rumour mill since a while and now a fresh report suggests that the Chinese company is gearing up to launch a Redmi Note successor in India on February 14. The smartphone is believed to be the Redmi Note 5, which will be the first major launch for the company in India in 2018. Xiaomi has also been officially tweeting about a new product launch that will take place in the country’s capital on February 14, this Valentine’s Day.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 India launch is scheduled for February 14, an event that will see the entry of the successor of the hit Redmi Note 4. While the Chinese brand hasn’t mentioned which device it will launch, the name “redminote5” has been spotted in the code of the Mi.com website, so the handset’s arrival is pretty much confirmed. While the launch is still a couple of days away, a lot about the Redmi Note 5 has already been leaked online, giving us a pretty clear picture of what we can
The Redmi Note 5 specifications leaked so far suggest the device will be a significant upgrade over its predecessor. With the new 18:9 aspect ratio and bezel-less design, the new model will likely feature a larger display panel in a body that is roughly the same as that of last year’s model. We can expect a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixel) display, Android 8.0 Oreo-based MIUI 9 build, and Snapdragon 636 processor under the hood. The handset is expected to come in two variants, one with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, and the other with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.
As of now, it isn’t clear whether Xiaomi might launch the Redmi Note 5 or Redmi 5/Redmi 5 Plus (which was debuted in China late last year). However, the Chinese smartphone maker has not launched the Redmi Note 5 in China, which indicates that the handset could be a rebranded version of Redmi 5, was launched in China. Xiaomi is keeping the product’s details under wraps, but e-commerce giant Flipkart has recently showcased a teaser hinting at the upcoming Xiaomi smartphone which is an alleged Redmi Note 5 design.
The Redmi Note 5 is also reported to come with a dual camera setup, featuring a 16-megapixel primary camera sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary camera sensor. Additionally, it could sport an 8-megapixel front camera sensor with 1080p video recording. The smartphone is also rumoured to include a 4100mAh battery. Lastly, some early renders showed a fingerprint sensor on the back of the device.