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 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 expect from the handset.
Redmi Note 5 India launch date and time
The Redmi Note 5 India launch’s media invite says that the event will start at 11:30am on February 14, while a tweet by Flipkart asks users to tune in at 12pm.
HIGHLIGHTS FOR REDMI NOTE 5
- Handset will likely be sold via Mi.com, Flipkart
- It is said to sport a 5.99-inch display and bezel-less design
- The smartphone is expected to come in two variants
Redmi Note 5 specifications
Specifications leaked so far suggest the device will be a significant upgrade over its predecessor. The new 18:9 aspect ratio and bezel-less design
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, 3GB RAM and 32GB , 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.
The handset is also reported to come with a dual camera setup, featuring a 16-megapixel primary camera sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary camera sensor.
The smartphone is also rumoured to include a 4100mAh battery.
It could sport an 8-megapixel front camera sensor with 1080p video recording.
Redmi Note 5 price in India, availability
Price in India will be officially announced at the launch event, but a leak has pegged the starting price at CNY 1,499 (roughly Rs. 15,400). availability of handset is on both site flipkart and MI. It may hit offline stores too at a later stage.