Xiaomi Redmi 5A has been launched in India. First of all, Xiaomi launched its Redmi 5A smartphone in China in October. In India, this device is being marketed as ‘Country Smartphone’. Along with the specification of Xiaomi Redmi 5A, the price is also entry level. The most important feature of the smartphone is that the company claims to get ‘8-day battery life’ (standby time) in this smartphone. In the Redmi 5A, the MUI 9 comes preloaded, which should help improve the battery performance of the smartphone. In addition to this, the smartphone can be called an upgraded variant of last year’s affordable handset Xiaomi Redmi 4A. Xiaomi Redmi 4A is currently available in India at a price of Rs 5,999.
It is worth noting that, compared to the Chinese variants, Xiaomi Redmi 5A has been introduced in the Indian market with some changes. There is a separate MicroSD card slot in the Indian variants of Xiaomi Redmi 5A, while the Chinese variant comes with a hybrid dual sim slot. Xiaomi launches 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB storage in India, while only 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB storage variants were launched in China.
Price and launch offer of Xiaomi Redmi 5A
Xiaomi Redmi 5A2 GB RAM variant has a value of Rs 5,999 in India, which has made it the most expensive handset of Xiaomi in India. 3 GB RAM, 32 GB storage cost is Rs. 6,999. This phone will be available in India from December 7 to 12 at Flipkart, Meadotcom and Me at Home Store. Apart from this, the phone will also be made available in retail stores in addition to all the partner stores. The smartphone has been made available in Dark Gray, Gold and Rose Gold Color variants.
Under the launch offer, Xiaomi is offering a rebate of 1,000 rupees to the first 5 million customers who buy 2GB RAM / 16 GB variants of the new Radmi 5A. That is, the new handset will get the chance to buy at Rs 4,999.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A specification
Dual-SIM Xiaomi Redmi 5a runs on Android Noga based Media 9. There is a 5 inch HD (720×1280 pixel) display with pixel density 296 ppi. The phone has a quad-core Qualcomm 425 processor that runs on 1.4GHz. Smartphone has 13-megapixel rear camera with aperture F / 2.0, LED flash and PDAF. For further selfie and video chats, a 5-megapixel camera with aperture F / 2.0 has been given.
Redmi 5A has a 16 GB inbuilt storage that can extend up to 128 GB via microSD card. For connectivity, the phone has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 B / G / N, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS / A-GPS, Infrared, a 3.5mm audio jack and a micro-USB port. The phone has an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and a proximity sensor. To power the device, there is a 3000 mAh battery. It has been claimed for up to 8 days of standby time and 7 hours video playback time. The dimensions of the handset are 140.4×70.1×8.35 millimeters and weighing 137 grams.