Xiaomi Redmi 5A, the entry-level smartphone in Xiaomi’s product lineup, will go on sale today at 12PM. The budget smartphone will be available for purchase from Flipkart as well as Xiaomi’s own website.
To recall, the Redmi 5A was launched in November last year as the successor to Redmi 4A. While the company has introduced new devices in the form of Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro and Redmi 5 in the past month, it’s not forgetting its budget offering. The smartphone sets new benchmark for budget smartphones by being entry-level and yet capable for its price. The Redmi 5A is priced at Rs 5,999 and is available in two different storage options.
Like all other Xiaomi smartphones, the Redmi 5A is also not easy to buy. Since the device is available in flash sales, customers will need to be quick with their orders. It is always recommended to keep your credit or debit card information saved for quick selection of payment methods and CVV handy for fast checkout once the device is added to your cart.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A specifications and price
The Redmi 5A is a minor improvement to last year’s Redmi 4A and it repackages the winning formula of cheap price and respectable specifications. The smartphone features a 5-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and is powered by Qualcomm’s quad-core Snapdragon 425 mobile processor.
The Redmi 5A is available in two storage variants: 2GB RAM variant with 16GB storage and 3GB RAM variant with 32GB storage. There is also option for expandable storage up to 128GB via microSD card slot. As far as camera is concerned, the Redmi 5A features a 13-megapixel primary camera with f/2.2 aperture and 5-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and face recognition.
The Redmi 5A is one of the cheapest smartphone to support 4G LTE connectivity in addition to WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS. The smartphone comes with dual-SIM support via hybrid SIM slot and runs MIUI 9. The smartphone packs a 3,000mAh battery and is available in choice of Gold, Rose Gold, Dark Grey and Light Blue colors. The Redmi 5A is priced at Rs 5,999 for the 2GB RAM variant and Rs 6,999 for the 3GB RAM variant.