It has been quite some time since Xiaomi launched a Redmi series smartphone. That’s strange considering that the Redmi Note 4, remains to be one of the best selling phones in India. The wait isn’t going to last for a long though. According to GizChina, the next Redmi Note smartphone is ready for a launch and has a been spotted in the wild.
As per the leaked images, this device could very well be the alleged Note 5. The back is reminiscent of the Note 4 albeit dual-lens camera setup. On the front, it dons a thin-bezel design. Vivo and Huawei have released similar smartphones at an affordable price tag. Surely, Xiaomi does not want to miss out on this opportunity.
The same source claims that the upcoming phone will choose MediaTek over tried-and-tested Snapdragon chipsets. The rear camera configuration is said to be 16 MP + 5 MP. The phone will pack in a 4000 mAh battery.
It will be interesting to see how Xiaomi positions this new device as the Mi A1 with dual cameras retails for Rs 15,000 in India.