Xiaomi’s latest budget device in India, the Redmi 5A is all set to go on sale today, starting from 12PM on Flipkart and Mi.com/in. The device will be available in limited quantities in a flash sale model. The device was launched in India in November this year.
The device comes in two variants, the 2GB RAM variant is priced at Rs. 5,999 and the 3GB RAM variant is priced at Rs. 6,999. However, the 2GB RAM variant is currently being offered with a discount of Rs. 1,000, bringing down the price to Rs. 4,999. The Redmi 5A 3GB RAM variant was recently made available in the offline market as well.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Specifications
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A runs on Android 7.1 Nougat with MIUI 9 skinned on top. The device features a 5 inch HD IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and a pixel density of ~294 PPI.
In terms of performance, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A is powered by a quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor clocked at 1.4GHz. The graphic on the device are handled by Adreno 308 GPU. The device comes with 2GB or 3GB RAM and 16GB or 32GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card. The phone comes with a dedicated microSD card slot, so you can use two SIM cards and a microSD card simultaneously.
Coming to the camera department, the device features a 13MP primary camera with f/2.2 aperture and an LED flash. The camera comes with features such as PDAF, touch focus, face detection, HDR and panorama. On the front, the device sports a 5MP secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is powered by a 3,000mAh battery. Connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Infrared port, microUSB 2.0 and FM Radio.
Pricing and Availability
Xiaomi has priced the Redmi 5A very competitively starting at Rs. 4,999 for the 2GB/16GB version and Rs. 6,999 for the 3GB/32GB version. The device will be available in Gold and Dark Grey color options.
Additionally, Xiaomi is also offering a cashback of Rs. 1,000 for Jio users after 12 months in addition to the Rs. 1,000 discount for first 5 million customers.