Redmi Note 5, Not Redmi 5 Launching on February 14, Proof Found!

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

Xiaomi has confirmed that it will be launching a new smartphone on Feb. 14. Some sources are claiming that the Chinese manufacturer will be launching the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus smartphones that were unveiled in China in December 2017. Other reports have claimed that due to the overwhelming popularity of Redmi Note series phones in India, Xiaomi will be launching the Redmi 5 and 5 Plus as Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Prime. By scouring through the page code of the official event page on, it has been found that the company is most likely to launch the Redmi Note 5 next week on Wednesday.

It has been also found that a Javascript code that manages the countdown timer for the upcoming smartphone on the has a subdirectory titled as “redminote5.” Last year, Xiaomi had teamed up with Indian cricket all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja to launch the Redmi Note 4. The meta description of the event page contains multiple instances of the word “all rounder” word. It is likely that Xiaomi may advertise the Redmi Note 5 as an all-rounder smartphone.

Redmi Note 5 Xiaomi Event Page Code

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These evidences suggest that the Redmi Note 5 could be the first Xiaomi phone that India will be receiving this year. As rumors have claimed, it could be a rebranded version of Redmi 5 or Redmi 5 Plus.

The Redmi 5 and 5 Plus respectively feature 5.7-inch HD+ screen and 5.99-inch FHD+ display. The Redmi 5 has Snapdragon 450 chipset, 2 GB / 3 GB RAM options, 16 GB / 32 GB storage options and 3,300mAh battery. The Redmi 5 Plus has Snapdragon 625 chipset, 3 GB / 4 GB RAM options, 32 GB / 64 GB storage choices and 4,000mAh battery. Both the phones are equipped with 12-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

Do you think that Xiaomi will launch the Redmi 5 or Redmi 5 Plus as Redmi Note 5 on Feb. 14? Share us your thoughts by adding your comments below.

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