While all the buzz has been around the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro, Xiaomi has not forgotten about its budget smartphones. Today, the Redmi 5A will be going on sale at 12:00 PM. Here are all the details. Which is touting them as ‘Desh ka Smartphone‘ or a smartphone that has been designed from grounds up for India. It is directed towards first-time Internet users and users who are looking to switch from a feature phone to a smartphone, without having to spend a fortune on a good handset.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A sale
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A will be going on sale today via Flipkart and mi.com. The sale kicks off at 12:00 PM. Buyers will be able to choose from two variants – 16GB+2GB RAM model priced at Rs 4,999, and 32GB+3GB RAM model priced at Rs 6,999. Buyers will also be able to avail a Rs 1,000 cashback from Reliance Jio. To become eligible, one will have to make 13 recharges of Rs 198 each, and the cashback will be in the form of 10 vouchers worth Rs 100 each.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A specifications
The Redmi 5A sports a Metallic matte finish and features dual pyrolytic graphite sheets at the back. It features a 5-inch HD IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.The smartphone is backed by a 3000mAh battery and Xiaomi claims it can last up to 8 days on standby and up to 7 hours of video playback. For its processing needs, the Redmi 5A houses a quad-core Snapdragon 425 chipset clocked at 1.4 GHz with Adreno 308 GPU The 2GB RAM variant comes with 16GB of internal storage and 3GB RAM Varients comes with 32 GB internal storage with further expandable up to 128GB via a dedicated micro-SD card slot.
The Redmi 5A comes with a 13MP primary camera with an LED flash, PDAF support, and a f/2.2 aperture lens. It features a 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. The rear camera is capable of recording 1080p videos at 30fps and 720p videos at 30fps.
The Redmi 5A is also a dual-SIM device with a separate third slot for a microSD card. The smartphone runs on MIUI9 on top of Android 7.1 Nougat. Connectivity options on the smartphone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, Infrared, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a Micro-USB port. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and a proximity sensor.
The smartphone will be available in Dark Grey, Gold, and Rose Gold color variants It measures 140.4×70.1×8.35mm and weighs 137 grams.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Detail Specifications
|Model||Xiaomi Redmi 5A|
|Display||5-inch HD IPS LCD(1080×720 pixels)|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 425, Quad- core 1.4GHz|
|Camera|| Rear cameras- 13MP PDAF with LED flash, Aperture f/2.2
Video recording- 1080p @30fps, 720p @30fps
Front camera- 5MP,Aperture-f/2.0
|RAM||2GB /3 GB|
|ROM||16GB/32 GB (expandable up to 128GB)|
|Operating System||Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI9|
|Battery||3000 mAh battery|
|SIM size||SIM1:Nano; SIM2:Nano|
|WI-FI Features||Mobile Hotspot|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor|
|Colours||Dark Grey, Gold, and Rose Gold|