Xiaomi has launched a new Rose Gold edition of its entry-level smartphone, the Redmi 5A. The Redmi 5A Rose Gold edition will go on sale today for the first time via Flipkart and mi.com for the same price of Rs 4,999. There is no change in the specifications or the features of the Rose Gold variant. The smartphone is also available in two other colors – Dark Grey and Gold.
Special offers on Xiaomi Redmi 5A
If you purchase the Redmi 5A on Flipkart using an Axis Bank Buzz credit card, you get an additional discount of five percent. Xiaomi’s online store at mi.com is also offering protection against accidental and liquid damage with Mi Protect for Rs 499. If you are a Reliance Jio customer, you get up to Rs 1,000 cash back after 13 consecutive successful recharges of Rs 198. The offer is valid only for existing Jio customers.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A comes in two variants – one with 16GB storage and 2GB of RAM priced at Rs 5,999, and the other with 32GB storage and 3GB of RAM priced at Rs 6,999. However, under a special offer on Flipkart and mi.com, the lower variant of the smartphone – 16GB model – will be available with a Rs 1,000 discount, for Rs 4,999. Xiaomi has also partnered with retail chain Big Bazaar to expand its presence in the offline market in India.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A specifications, features
The smartphone features a 5-inch HD display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor. For photography, the smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), and a f/2.2 aperture, and a 5-megapixel selfie camera.
Armed with a 3,000mAh battery, the smartphone comes with connectivity options such as dual-SIM card slots, 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS. On the software front, the device runs on Android Nougat-based MIUI 9.