Xiaomi Redmi 5A was launched in India after its launch in China in October. Placed as the “Desh Ka Smartphone” in the country, the Redmi 5A has an entry price and specifications. The highlight of the smartphone is the fact that the company has a battery life of 8 days with regard to standby time. The Redmi 5A is also supplied with MIUI 9 preloaded, which would benefit the battery performance of the smartphone. Otherwise the smartphone is not really an upgrade of its popular budget predecessor, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A, which is still sold in the country for Rs. 5999.
In particular, there are some changes compared to the Chinese variant – the Indian variant of the Xiaomi Redmi 5A is equipped with a special microSD card slot, while the Chinese variant has a dual-hybrid slot -SIM. Xiaomi also introduced a storage capacity of 3 GB RAM, 32 GB in India, while China only had a storage variant of 2 GB RAM and 16 GB. All units sold in India are “Made in India“.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A price in India
The price of Xiaomi Redmi 5A in India starts at Rs. 5,999 for the 2 GB of RAM, the storage variant of 16 GB, and rises to Rs. 6999 for the storage version of 3 GB RAM, 32 GB. However, the first 5 million storage units of 2 GB RAM, 16 GB will be available with an Rs. 1,000 discount, bringing the price to Rs. 4999 – making it the cheapest Xiaomi smartphone in the world. country. The smartphone is available on FlipKart and Mi.com and Mi Home Stores on December 7 at 12:00, before being made available via Xiaomi’s offline business partners across the country. The smartphone is available in the colors Dark Gray, Gold and Rose Gold. Beyond the Rs. 1000 discounts, no introductory offer is not mentioned yet.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A specifications
The dual-sim (Nano + Nano) Xiaomi Redmi 5A performs MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat and has a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) screen with a pixel density of 296ppi. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core 1.4GHz SoC, coupled with 2 GB or 3 GB of RAM. The smartphone is equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera with an aperture of f / 2.2, linked to LED flash and PDAF. At the front, the Redmi 5A has a 5 megapixel camera with a f / 2.0 aperture.
The Redmi 5A comes with a built-in storage of 16 GB or 32 GB which can be expanded via a microSD card (up to 128 GB) in a hybrid configuration with two SIM cards. Smartphone connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11b / g / n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS / A-GPS, Infrared, a 3.5 mm headphone jack and a Micro USB port. The built-in sensors contain an accelerometer, an ambient light sensor and a proximity sensor. It operates on a 3000 mAh battery, with a 5 V / 1 A charge, which can provide up to 8 days of standby time and 7 hours of video playback. It measures 140.4×70.1×8.35mm and weighs 137 grams.