It was on June 26 this year when Xiaomi launched the new Flame Red Edition of Redmi Note 5 in China. The new Redmi Note 5 Flame Red edition was offered on 4GB and 64GB variant. With the addition of new colour in the lineup, the Redmi Note 5 smartphone is now available in 4 exciting shades - Rose Gold, Gold, Black and Magic Black. Now, Xiaomi India head Manu Kumar Jain twitted out from its official Twitter handle, which hints that the Chinese smartphone maker might be planning to launch the Flame Red variant of Note 5 in India. Amazon Freedom Sale 2018 to Start From August 9; Exciting Offers, Discounts & Cashback Deals on OnePlus, Vivo & Other Smartphones.
1st Redmi phone in India was #Redmi1S & I've used every single Redmi device. Still have all of them!
Can u identify them? Which is ur fav 1? pic.twitter.com/Jx2fTYFPoj
— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) August 2, 2018
As a reminder, Redmi Note 5 series is one of the most popular smartphones currently available in the domestic market. Priced in India from Rs 9999, the Xiaomi Note 5 smartphone has been in the Indian market since this February. Going by the Tweet from Manu Kumar Jain, the Xiaomi India Head is showcasing all the Redmi devices ranging from older Xiaomi Redmi 1S to the current Redmi offering.
Going by the image, the Red coloured smartphone can be seen clearly on the far left, which seems to be Xiaomi Note 5. This image comes from Xiaomi India Head hints that the company might introduce the Red variant in India soon. The smartphone launched in China as Redmi Note 5 is called as Note 5 Pro in India. It is also rumoured that the company might launch the Red coloured variant on the India-spec Note 5 smartphone. However, there is no concrete information about the same from the company. Xiaomi Mi A2 vs Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite: Prices, Features & Specifications: Comparison.
As far as the specs are concerned, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Flame Red edition comes fitted with a 5.99-inch FHD+ display with 1080X2160 pixels of resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. Running on Android-based MIUI 9, the handset comes powered by Snapdragon 636 chipset mated with 4GB of RAM. For photography, the device comes fitted with a dual camera module at the rear featuring 12MP primary and 5MP secondary sensors. On the other hand, the front camera is a 13MP snapper with AI and HDR for selfies and video calling. Priced at CNY 1399 (around Rs. 14,500), the smartphone is backed by the same 4000 mAh battery.