Xiaomi has been rumoured to be working on its next smartphones under the Note-series called as the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A. The Redmi Note 5 will be the successor to the Redmi Note 4 smartphone which launched earlier this year, whereas the Redmi Note 5A will be a cheaper and smaller model.
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A will pack 5.5 HD display
- 13MP rear and 5MP selfie snapper
- It will have a 3000mAh battery
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A has recently appeared on the Chinese certification site, TENNA which revealed some key specifications of the upcoming Xiaomi mobile. The phone was listed with a code name Xiaomi MDT6.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A: Rumoured Specifications
As per the listing, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A will feature a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display. The handset is expected to pack a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC paired with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, and external storage via microSD card slot.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A will run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS out-of-the-box powered by a Xiaomi’s MIUI 8 running on top. It is worth mentioning that the company has released its latest MIUI 9 last month.
For photography, the device is likely to offer a 13MP primary rear camera and a 5MP front-facing selfie snapper. A 3000mAh battery will complete the package.
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Besides, the listing also mentioned that the Xiaomi MDT6 may offer in Rose Gold, Silver, Black, Pink, Gray, Gold, White, and Red colour options. The handset will measure dimensions at 153×76.2×7.59mm and weigh 150 grams.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A: Rumoured Design
As per the images on the TENNA listing, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A is expected to flaunt a metal unibody design. At the rear panel, there will be a primary camera with LED flash located on the top left corner.
The Xiaomi logo is visible on the rear panel surrounded by the antenna lines. The device has antenna lines on the top and bottom sides of the handset. The volume rockers and the power button is placed on the right edge. There is a 3.5mm audio jack on the top, while the micro USB port is placed on the bottom of the device. Moreover, the phone will not offer a fingerprint scanner.