Today, Xiaomi confirmed officially that it will unveil the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 in China on March 16. This was revealed in a poster, at the bottom of the poster, the date of release of this device was mentioned. In December 2017, Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus was launched in China and the Note 5 is more like a rebrand of the Redmi 5 Plus. According to the rumor mill, the Redmi Note 5 Pro which was displayed at MWC 2018 will be launched in China as Redmi Note 5.
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According to the information exposed by MIIT, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 comes in four colors which include blue, black, gold and rose gold. It uses an all-metal body and three-segment structure with a rear fingerprint scanner. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will be powered by a Snapdragon 636 chipset making it the first ever Xiaomi phone to use this chip. MIUI 9 on top of Android Nougat will be preloaded. It is equipped with a 5.99 inches FHD+ display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. In the camera department, it uses a dual rear camera setup with a 12MP+5MP configuration supported by an 8MP selfie shooter. Its lights are kept on by a 4000mAh battery which supports fast charge.
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