The Redmi Notes are one of the best selling lines for Xiaomi so there’s some excitement for the 5th installment. Leaked slides show that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will maintain the traditional 5.5″ 1080p IPS screen and power-efficient chipset.
It seems that this year it will be a choice between Snapdragon 630 and 660. The latter is a good deal more powerful thanks to its Kryo cores (better GPU too). Still, both are very efficient as they are built on a 14nm process.
The battery is slightly smaller than on the Redmi Note 4 – 3,790mAh, down from 4,100mA. A sacrifice made to get…