For those unaware, this is the same handset that the company launched in China previous year in December in three storage variants - 2GB+16GB, 3GB + 32GB and 4GB+32GB.
Along with this, buyers can purchase the device from Xiaomi's official website Mi.com and Mi home store. This includes the Xiaomi Redmi 2 and Redmi 2 Prime, the Redmi 4A, the Redmi Note Prime and Redmi Note 4 / 4G along with the Note 3, the Mi Max and Mi Max 2, as well as the Mi MIX 2, Mi 3, Mi 4, and Mi 5. Though the company has not confirmed the name of the smartphone, rumours suggest that Xiaomi is likely to launch Redmi 5 in India.
The smartphone major has been teasing the upcoming smartphone on its social media platforms since few days. It has 32GB/64GB of storage which is expandable through a MicroSD card in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration where second SIM slot doubles as a MicroSD card holder.
Two of the smart phones which run on Android 7.0 (Nougat) with 3080mAh battery capacity, are an upgrade of the Redmi Note 5.
The Redmi Note 5 Pro is also equipped with a 5.99-inch full HD+ display, however, it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core SoC. So, one can expect the 2GB + 16GB variant to be priced around Rs. 7000 and the 3GB + 32GB variant to be priced at around Rs. 8500.
The 3 GB variant of Redmi Note 5 will be available for Rs 9,999, while its 4 GB variant can be priced at Rs 11,999.
Both Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro will be available in gold, black, lake blue and rose gold body shades. The device, as mentioned above, was launched in two variants - 2GB RAM + 16GB storage and 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage.
The phone houses a 12-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front shooter.
Xiaomi MIUI 9 global ROM is based on Google's Android Nougat and brings the latest security enhancements, value-added features such as multi-window options, night mode, and bundled notification, among others. The device is expected to hit the India shores with nearly the same specifications.