Comparison of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 vs Redmi 5 Plus. In early 2018 Xiaomi immediately step on the gas by preparing some of his latest weapon. One of them is Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. As the next generation of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is quite old age.
Will there be a Redmi Note 5 at Xiaomi? Opinions differ on this question. It seemed obvious, last November during the formalization of the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus, that the start-up of Lei Jun had decided to change the name of its phablet mid-range, for a name more in line with the competition (Apple, Samsung and Huawei not to name them). However, new information from the Chinese organization 3C. Which certifies as Tenaa some commercial terminals attests. That a Redmi Note 5 is currently being finalized.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 An identical body, but not the same heart
The 3C report, relayed by the Chinese website Mydrivers , indicates that a Xiaomi smartphone has been recently certified. And this mobile has two serial numbers different from that of the Redmi 5 Plus. These two versions differ in the amount of RAM and internal storage. 3 + 32 GB for the first and 4 + 64 GB for the second. The same options as the Redmi 5 Plus. For the rest the fact sheet of the two Redmi Note 5 is identical. This includes an 18 / 9th screen with a size of 5.99 inches (like the Redmi 5 Plus, if you remember …).
The chipset behind this screen would not be the Redmi 5 Plus Snapdragon 625, but the most powerful Snapdragon 636, a midrange chipset with Kryo 260 cores and an X12 modem. When the chipset was formalized by Qualcomm. We know how close the Snapdragon 636 is to the Snapdragon 660 the first being a lighter version of the second. The battery would offer a capacity of 4100 mAh obviously be compatible fast charging. This corresponds to an increase of 100 mAh compared to the battery of the Redmi 5 Plus.
Double photo sensor and Android Nougat
On the photo side My drivers says that the Redmi Note 5 could have two sensors on the back a pair of 16-megapixel sensors and a 5-megapixel sensor. The presence of the second photosensor is the second big difference between the Redmi 5 Plus (which has only one) and this hypothetical Redmi Note 5. At the front having a single sensor of 8 megapixels would be present, replacing the 5 megapixel sensor. The finally version of Android is still Nougat 7.1. The serving as the basis for the latest version of MIUI numbered 9. The Chinese site ends with an assumption about the price of the smartphone. It could be offered at 1499 yuan in 3 + 32 GB version in 4 + 64GB version.