Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 New Render Appears, Thin Bezels

A recent e-commerce listing has revealed the looks of the upcoming Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and it has also hinted at an imminent launch of the device. The Redmi Note 5 is to succeed one of the best selling phones of the company in India, the Redmi Note 4.

Briefly listed at Chinese retailer Earlier too, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 was seen listed on TENAA in two variants with RAM and storage difference. While the TENAA leaks revealed specifications, the new leaks have shown the looks of the device.

Now a new render of the device has just surfaced. As you can see, the device will have considerably thinner bezels than its predecessors, while its display will sport rounded corner.

The Note 5 will utilize on-screen buttons, even though they’re not visible in the provided image, due to the fact the display is turned off. A power / lock key will be placed on the right-hand side of the phone, as you can see in the provided image, while the device’s volume up and volume down buttons will be available on the left.

According to the rumors, Xiaomi Note 5 is tipped to come with a 5.9 inch full HD+ IPS LCD panel. The phone is also rumored to have an 18:9 aspect ratio. In terms of optics, the phone is expected to pack a 12MP rear and a 5MP front-facing camera which seems basic, seeing Xiaomi’s recently shifted attention to cameras.

Coming to hardware, the TENAA listings unveiled a Snapdragon 636 processor clocked at 2.0 GHz. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is expected to come in two variants i.e. 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The phone is also tipped to feature a microSD card slot which will offer up to 256GB expansion. Expected to run Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MIUI 9 skinned on top, the Redmi Note 5 should pack the latest offering from the Chinese smartphone maker. While this is about software, we may also see a big 4,000mAh battery with WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, Micro USB, and a 3.5mm earphone jack.

The listing puts the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 at a price of 1,000 Yuan(Below Rs. 10,000). We can safely conclude that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will be a budget offering like its predecessor. On top of everything, you can also expect to see two SIM card slots on the inside of this phone.

Read: New Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus render leaks, full screen display

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