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First rumors of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 surface

The Redmi Note 4 is known for its impressive battery performance [Source - MI]
The Redmi Note 4 is known for its impressive battery performance [Source - MI]
We may be getting introduced to the Redmi Note 5 soon. 5.5" FHD display, 3790mAh battery, up to 4GB of RAM, up to 64GB of storage, Quick Charge 3.0.
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Few would dispute Xiaomi's claim to the throne of the budget market. Their Redmi product line has achieved critical acclaim, with devices like the Redmi Note 3 setting sales records within its market space. The Redmi Note 4 was released at the tail end of last year, and fans are already on the lookout for the next device in that line, the Redmi Note 5. A leak earlier in the day has given fans of the OEM something to look forward to.

The Redmi Note 4 was something of a battery monster, with its 4100mAh battery delivering over 12 hours of Screen-On Time. Going by the details on this leak, though, it would seem that Xiaomi are set to sacrifice a bit of battery performance for a sleeker build factor, with the battery on the Note 5 said to be 3790mAh. That's just a 8% decrease in battery but it's still a change fans are unlikely to take kindly to.

It will, like previous entries, sport a 5.5" FHD display. It's also said to feature Quick Charge 3.0 compatibility, over a USB Type-C port.

Performance-wise, a Snapdragon 630 or 660 is expected. The latter would represent a huge jump in performance from the Note 4 but isn't viable considering the price tag the device is said to come with. Fans would much prefer a Snapdragon 660 but the Snapdragon 630 is the logical option—it's pretty much an overclocked SD 625 anyways.

The Note 5 is expected to come in three models.

  • 3/32GB ($175)
  • 4/32GB ($205)
  • 4/64GB ($220)

You'd do well to take all of this with a pinch of salt; it's still early days yet.

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Ricci Rox, 2017-07- 4 (Update: 2017-07- 4)