Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi today launched its latest budget device, the Redmi 5A in India. It is the successor of the Redmi 4A that was launched last year. The Xiaomi Redmi 5A comes with similar specifications as its predecessor.
As an appreciation for its fans in India, Xiaomi has revealed that it will be offering the Redmi 5A at a discount of Rs. 1,000 for the first 5 million customers, effectively bringing down the price to Rs. 4,999 for the 2GB version.
In this post, we will answer some of the FAQs about the device.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Pros
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
- 2GB / 3GB RAM
- 13 MP Primary Camera
- 5 inch HD Display
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Cons
- Lacks fingerprint sensor
Redmi 5A Specifications
|Key Specs||Xiaomi Redmi 5A|
|Display||5.0 inches IPS LCD|
|Screen Resolution||1280 x 720 pixels|
|Operating System||Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MIUI 9|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 425|
|Processor||CPU: 1.4 GHz quad-core
GPU: Adreno 308
|Memory||2GB / 6GB|
|Inbuilt Storage||16GB / 32GB|
|Storage Upgrade||Yes, up to 128GB|
|Primary Camera||13 MP, f/2.2 aperture, autofocus, LED flash|
|Secondary Camera||5 MP with f/2.0 aperture|
|SIM card type||Dual SIM|
|Dimensions||140.4 x 70.1 x 8.4 mm|
|Price|| 2GB RAM – Rs. 4,999
3GB RAM – Rs. 6,999
Question: How is the display of the Xiaomi Redmi 5A?
Answer: The Redmi 5A features a 5 inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The display features an 16:9 aspect ratio.
Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi 5A support dual SIM cards?
Answer: Yes, it supports dual nano-SIM cards.
Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi 5A support 4G VoLTE?
Answer: Yes, the phone supports 4G VoLTE.
Question: How much RAM and internal storage comes with the Xiaomi Redmi 5A?
Answer: The smartphone comes with 2GB / 3GB RAM and 16GB / 32GB internal storage.
Question: Can the internal storage in the device be expanded?
Answer: Yes, the internal storage on the device is expandable up to 128GB. It comes with a dedicated microSD card slot.
Question: Which Android version runs on the Xiaomi Redmi 5A?
Answer: The device runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MIUI 9 skinned on top.
Question: What are the camera features of the Xiaomi Redmi 5A?
Answer: The device comes with a 13MP primary camera with f/2.2 aperture, autofocus and an LED flash. On the front, the device sports a 5MP secondary camera with f/2.0 aperture.
Question: What is the battery size on the Xiaomi Redmi 5A?
Answer: The smartphone is powered by a 3,000mAh non-removable battery.
Question: Which mobile processor is used in the Xiaomi Redmi 5A?
Answer: The device comes with Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor with Adreno 308 GPU.
Question: Does the device feature a fingerprint sensor?
Answer: No, the device does not feature a fingerprint sensor.
Question: Does the device support NFC connectivity?
Answer: No, it does not support NFC connectivity.
Question: What are the available sensors on the device?
Answer: The device comes with an Infrared sensor, accelerometer, proximity sensor and an ambient light sensor.
Question: Does the Xiaomi Redmi 5A support USB OTG?
Answer: Yes, the smartphone offers USB OTG connectivity.
Question: Does the device support HDR mode?
Answer: Yes, the phone supports HDR mode.
Question: Can 4K videos be played on the device?
Answer: No, you can only play videos up to HD resolution (1,280 x 720 pixels) only.
Question: How is the audio experience of the Xiaomi Redmi 5A?
Answer: As per initial impressions, the device is found to be loud and clear in terms of audio.
Question: Does the device support a 3.5mm headphone jack?
Answer: Yes, it comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Question: Can the device be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?
Answer: Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.
Question: Is mobile internet sharing supported on the device?
Answer: Yes, you can use a mobile hotspot to share your internet.
Question: What is the price of the device in India?
Answer: The device has been priced starting at Rs. 4,999 in India.
Question: Will the phone be available in offline stores?
Answer: The phone will be available from Flipkart, Mi.com, Mi Home store and Mi preferred partner stores.