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

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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.


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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