Xiaomi launched its ‘Desh ka Smartphone’ Redmi 5A on Thursday. This is an entry-level smartphone with the starting price of Rs 4,999 for the first 5 million customers. However, you can also get it at an effective price of Rs. 3,999 if you opt for a Jio SIM which also comes with a new 4G tariff plan as well.
Xiaomi in association with Reliance Jio introduced a new offer called ‘Better Together’. Reliance Jio announced a special tariff plan to go along with the newly launched Xiaomi Redmi 5A. The new Rs. 199 Jio plan will offer subscribers unlimited data, unlimited voice calls (local/STD/roaming), unlimited SMS for 28 days, alongside cashback of Rs. 1000. Thus, they are offering the Redmi 5A at an effective price of Rs 3,999.
Buy Xiaomi Redmi 5A for Rs. 3999
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A has been launched in India in two variants – 2GB/16GB and 3GB/32GB. The company has launched at starting price of Rs 5,999 for the base variant and the 3GB RAM/32GB storage version will cost Rs 6,999. However, Xiaomi announced a special offer for the first 50 lakh buyers, the Redmi 5A 2GB version will cost only Rs. 4,999.
The Redmi 5A 2GB version will thereafter be available for Rs 5,999, the company added. Now, there is another exciting offer with Reliance Jio. You can get further Rs. 1,000 cashback on both the variants of Redmi 5A. Here is what you need to do in order to get the Xiaomi Redmi 5A at Rs. 3,999 only.
How to get Rs. 1000 cashback from Jio
You have to purchase a new Jio SIM along with Redmi 5A. Jio has introduced a special Rs 199 tariff plan as part of the offer. Redmi 5A buyers will need to recharge with Jio’s Rs 199 tariff plan for 12 months continuously to get the cashback.
The subscribers will then get cashback vouchers worth Rs 1,000 in the form of 10 vouchers of Rs 100 at the end of 12 months. These vouchers will be credited to their Jio account and will be visible under My Vouchers in MyJio app. The vouchers can be redeemed for recharges of Rs 309 and above, also against Rs 201 and above data add-ons, via MyJio app plans of Jio.
Also, you can only redeem one voucher at a time and all vouchers should be redeemed before November 30, 2019. Xiaomi further adds that the offer will be applicable to phones sold and 1st recharge done between December 5, 2017, to November 30, 2018.
The special Rs 199 Jio tariff plan will offer subscribers unlimited data (1GB daily), unlimited voice calls, and unlimited SMS for 28 days. Notably, this special Jio plan will be available for the first 12 months only and after that, you can recharge with Jio’s regular plans.
Redmi 5A Specifications
The Redmi 5A is the successor to the Redmi 4A and packs almost similar specifications with its affordable price tag. It comes with an all-plastic body and a 5-inch HD IPS display with a 720p resolution. It is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor coupled with up to 3GB RAM and up to 32GB of internal memory. Which is further expandable by up to 128GB via a dedicated micro-SD card slot.
The dual-SIM phone runs Android Nougat-based MIUI 9. On the camera front, the Redmi 5A sports a 13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, and an LED flash. On the front, there is a 5MP camera. The phone packs a 3,000mAh battery which the company claims will offer up to an 8-days of battery life on standby on a single charge.
The Redmi 5A will be available to purchase online via Flipkart and Mi online store. It will also be available offline via the Mi Home stores and some retail partners of Xiaomi starting from December 7, the company has announced.