It appears Xiaomi has not cancelled the Redmi Note 5 after all. Two new Xiaomi devices have just gotten 3C certifications and they are said to be variants of the Redmi Note 5.
The phones which have model numbers MET7S and MEE7S were registered by Xiaomi Communications Technology Co. Ltd on 8th of January, 2018. These are the model numbers they’ll definitely have when they show up on TENAA too.
Based on previous leaks, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is said to come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor. Qualcomm itself has not announced this chipset yet, so we advise you take it with a pinch of salt.
It is also expected to come with dual rear cameras, a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, and a 5.99” FHD+ 18:9 display with thinner top and bottom bezel.