Redmi Note 5 - Whyred or Vince?

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sgspluss

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Oct 27, 2012
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Hello,

just come over to ask, want to buy my wife and me new phones and found the xiaomi redmi note 5 (global version).
Specs are good enought for us, so want to buy it and want (of course) flash lineageOS but now i am confused with devicename...
Will it be whyred or vince?
 
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Hello,

just come over to ask, want to buy my wife and me new phones and found the xiaomi redmi note 5 plus (global version).
Specs are good enought for us, so want to buy it and want (of course) flash lineageOS but now i am confused with devicename...
Will it be whyred or vince?
Are 2 different phones.

Vince : snapdragon 626
Whyred: snapdragon 636

If on doubt check processor
 

sgspluss

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Well its wired anyway, because the processor is 636 so as you say it has to be whyred, but after looking for twrp it say xaiomi redmi note 5 pro instead xiaomi redmi note 5 (missing pro). Is it the same device, dont want to brick the devices...

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jes0411

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Well its wired anyway, because the processor is 636 so as you say it has to be whyred, but after looking for twrp it say xaiomi redmi note 5 pro instead xiaomi redmi note 5 (missing pro). Is it the same device, dont want to brick the devices...

Sent from my athene using XDA Labs
Yes, it's called pro in India
 

BhagyeshGamer

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Hello,

just come over to ask, want to buy my wife and me new phones and found the xiaomi redmi note 5 (global version).
Specs are good enought for us, so want to buy it and want (of course) flash lineageOS but now i am confused with devicename...
Will it be whyred or vince?
Redmi Note 5 Pro(Indian)/Redmi Note 5(in china) -- Whyred (SD636)
Redmi Note 5 (Indian)/Redmi 5 Plus (China) -- Vince (SD625)
Phone names are messed up by Xiaomi!