14th February is not only going to be Valentine’s day but also a launch day for people who are waiting for Redmi Note 5 to arrive in India. Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced that it will launch its first device of 2018 on 14 February.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5 was soft-launched in China in December 2017 and was made available in a standard and a ‘Plus’ model.
Here’s what you need to know. Redmi Note 5 will come with a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) IPS LCD panel with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It is expected to come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor, paired with 3GB/ 4GB RAM and 32/ 64GB storage options. Further, the smartphone is rumoured to run MIUI 9 with Android 8.0 Oreo.
It comes with a 16-megapixel rear camera sensor and a 5-megapixel front 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 show a fingerprint sensor on the back of the device.
Price and availability details of the Redmi Note 5 are likely to be announced by Xiaomi at its February 14 event. Nevertheless, the smartphone is already claimed to be available at a starting price of CNY 1,499 (approximately Rs. 15,400).