Finally, it’s here! Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, the successor to the much celebrated Redmi Note 4, would be made available for sale from February 14 and this is pretty much confirmed now. Even if being initially speculated that Xiaomi would bring the Redmi 5 at its forthcoming event in the country, latest information revealed that instead of the entry-level Redmi handset, the Chinese giant would launch the Redmi Note 5. This Redmi Note 5 model has so far been spotted in some early leaks and recently received 3C certification in China. Further, this latest smartphone device from Xiaomi would be seemingly available via Flipkart in addition to Mi.com.

The event page on the Mi.com site has also hinted to the Redmi Note 5 launch as it included a JavaScript code that mentions a subdirectory titled ‘redminote5’. Some recent rumors have suggested that the Redmi Note 5 would be arriving with a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) IPS LCD panel with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Also, further specs and features include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor, paired with 3GB/ 4GB RAM and 32/ 64GB storage options. Also, the smartphone is rumored to be run by MIUI 9 with Android 8.0 Oreo.

With this, The Redmi Note 5 is reported to include a 16-megapixel rear camera sensor and a 5-megapixel front camera sensor. The additional rumors include an 8-megapixel front camera sensor with 1080p video recording. The smartphone is also said to include a 4100mAh battery. Besides, some early renders show a fingerprint sensor on the back of the device.

Price and availability details of the Redmi Note 5 is likely to be announced by Xiaomi at its February 14 event. Nevertheless, the smartphone is already reported to go on sale with a starting price of CNY 1,499, i.e approximately ₹15,400.