Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Expected to Come With Snapdragon 660 SoC and Dual Rear Cameras

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5- the upcoming budget smartphone is already stealing the attention with rumoured specifications. Recently, we reported that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 China variant will be powered by the MediaTek Helio P25 SoC, but in India, Xiaomi is not allowed to release smartphones with MediaTek chipsets.

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Questions about the Indian variant of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is increasing with every passing day, but still, we don’t have any conclusive evidence on what Xiaomi has under its sleeves. And a new report now claims that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will be powered by the upper mid-range chipset, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC.

Currently, in India, the best-selling smartphone is the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with over six million smartphones sold in less than eight months since the launch. The Redmi Note 4 arrived with the Snapdragon 625 SoC, and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is rumoured to come with Snapdragon 660 SoC, which is a good thing. Earlier rumours suggested that the Note 5 will be powered by Snapdragon 630 SoC.

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That said, it is still unknown on which chipset will Xiaomi use to power the smartphone. Furthermore, the leak suggests that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will rock dual camera setup at the back. If we believe the leak as a reliable one, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is expected to feature a primary 16MP sensor and a secondary 5MP sensor at the back of the phone. The implementation is still a mystery though. Also, the smartphone is said to have a decent 12MP sensor at the front for selfies and video calls.

Lastly, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is rumoured to come with a decent 4000mAh battery under it. As seen with earlier Redmi Note series of smartphones, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will also come in different RAM and storage options- 3GB/4GB and 32GB/64GB. Going by this rumour, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is expected to be a major upgrade over the Redmi Note 4. Are you excited about the Redmi Note 5 smartphone launch? Let us know by commenting below.

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[…] Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is the next much-anticipated smartphone from the house of the Xiaomi. The company is expected to announce the smartphone later this month or in early November. Usually, Xiaomi announces a new Redmi Note smartphone in August every year, but this year, the Chinese firm has changed its plans. […]

d5aqoep
September 27, 2017 12:17 am 12:17 AM

Idiots at Xiaomi are in love with SD625. That is one mediocre low end SOC masquerading as mid range.

Rhishikesh
September 26, 2017 1:41 pm 1:41 PM

Kya fayda dual camera setup ka? Camera toh sabse faltu he hona hai. But performance ke liye thik hai.

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