In March, Xiaomi had launched the Redmi Note 5 in three models in China. The 32 GB storage + 3 GB RAM, 64 GB storage + 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage + 6 GB RAM were respectively made available for 1,099 Yuan (~$171), 1,399 Yuan (~$218) and 1,699 Yuan (~$263). Except for the highest configuration model, Xiaomi has slashed the pricing of other two models.
As the following posters reveal, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 model featuring 32 GB storage + 3 GB RAM is now available with a discount of 100 Yuan. The new pricing of this model is (~$15). The 64 GB storage + 4 GB RAM edition of the Note 5 has a bigger price cut of 200 Yuan (~$30). It is now available for 1,199 Yuan (~$187).
The Redmi Note 5 has a 5.99-inch IPS LCD display that supports FHD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The Snapdragon 636 chipset powers the smartphone along with 4,000mAh battery. For photography, it features 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual camera setup and an LED equipped front-facing camera of 13-megapixel. The handset is preinstalled with Android 8.1 Oreo that is overlaid with the latest edition of MIUI 9.
In related news, a tipster from India has claimed that the China will be getting the Redmi Note 5 in a new color variant of Flame Red. The handset is currently available in color choices like Black, Gold, Rose Gold and Lake Blue in the home country. The same leakster has predicted that the Redmi 6 launch event on June 12 will also bring along other phones like Redmi 6A and Redmi 6 Pro.