redmi note 5

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 may come with new Snapdragon 636 SoC

The Redmi Note 5 is allegedly spotted on several occasions. The recent leaks and rumors have revealed the key specs of the upcoming device.

In recent days the upcoming Note series device has unveiled on Weibo along its live renders.

The renders show a minimal-bezel front with 5.5-inch 18:9 display. It also shows the dual camera setup at the rear panel along with fingerprint sensor.

In terms of dual camera setup the first one is 16MP snapper along with a 5MP snapper, At the front, it supposed to sport a 13MP camera.

According to the renders, the upcoming Redmi Note 5 will sport a near bezel-less display which is noticeable change over Redmi Note 4.

Coming to the new leaks, it is rumored that the Redmi Note 5 will house a Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 636 chipset. Previously it was rumored that the device will carry an SD 660 SoC.

The Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 636 chipset leaks seem authentic because the upcoming SoC will support the 18:9 display sparking speculations that it would be seen in Xiaomi Redmi Note 5.

The Snapdragon 636 SoC supposed to come with Qualcomm Kryo 260 CPU on top of the 14nm FinFet process. The upcoming SoC is said to be 40 efficient over the SD 630 and SD 660.

There will be several version of Redmi Note 5. The 3GB+16GB version may price at $150, the 3GB+32GB version may price at $195 and the 4GB+64GB version may price at $256.

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