Before Xiaomi could officially launch the new Redmi Note 5A series phone, the device's retail package has surfaced online, hinting that the launch is imminent.

Chinese blog IT Home has got an image, apparently sourced from Xiaomi's supply partner factory, which shows a huge stock of crimson-hued Redmi Note 5A packages (front-facing) assembled one above the other, confirming that the Redmi Note 4 series successor will be in the limelight at the July 27 event.

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In a related development, Twitter spy Meng Meng has leaked the specifications of the Redmi Note 5A. It is said to come with a bigger 5.5-inch screen having full HD (1080x1920p) resolution.

Under the hood, it will house Snapdragon 625 processor, 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage similar to the company's bestselling mid-range Redmi Note 4.

However, the Redmi Note 5A is said to have dual cameras, one 12 MP with OV12A10 sensor telephoto capability and another 13 MP with OV12880 sensor and wide-angle Field-Of-View (FOV). On the front, it features a 5 MP snapper with Samsung S5K5E8 sensor.

Xiaomi, Redmi Note 5A, price, specifications, retail package
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A retail package leaked; key specifications revealedIT Home (screen-shot)

As of now, there is no word on the price of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A retail package leaked; key specifications revealedMeng Meng (@mmddj_china) via Twitter

Besides the Redmi Note 5A, Xiaomi is expected to announce the standard Redmi Note 5 with slightly better hardware as compared to the former. It is expected to come with  5.5-inch full HD display, Qualcomm Snapdagon 630 , Adreno 508 graphics engine. It is said to house  a 16 MP camera on the back, a 13MP front snapper, and a 3790mAh battery with Quick Charge 4.0 support, X12 LTE modem, Bluetooth v5.0, and USB Type-C 3.1.

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