Xiaomi has launched its Made in India smartphone, called the Redmi 5A. The smartphone is priced at Rs 5,999 and Rs 6,999 for the 16GB and 32GB variant, respectively. However, the company is offering an additional discount of Rs 1,000 for the first five million customers who choose the 2GB RAM/16GB internal storage variant. Now, the revised price of the smartphone stands at Rs 4,999. Xiaomi has announced that it has partnered with Reliance Jio to offer an additional cashback of Rs 1,000 on the Redmi 5A. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 could launch as a high-end phone with tons of exciting featuresAlso Read - Xiaomi confirms Mi 11 Lite colour variants in India: Here are the options available
After applying the Rs 1,000 discount, the price of the smartphone is down to Rs 3,999. In order to get the cashback, Reliance Jio customers will be required to recharge with Rs 199 every month for the next 12 months. Reliance Jio says that the cashback will be given in the form of 10 coupons which will be worth Rs 100 each. However, the first recharge should be done between December 5 to November 30, 2018. Also Read - Jio maintains lead in 4G download speed, Vi in upload in May: TRAI
To recap, the Rs 199 recharge is the lowest monthly tariff plan available in the market which offers 1GB of 4G data for 28 days along with unlimited local and STD calls and SMS. However, please note that the offer is only valid on the base variant, which comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage.
The Redmi 5A is the successor to Redmi 4A, which was launched earlier this year. Xiaomi Redmi 5A is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset and houses a 3,000mAh battery. In terms of camera specifications, the device houses a 13-megapixel primary camera with an aperture of f/2.2, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) and flash and 5-megapixel selfie camera. It runs the Android 7.1 Nougat operating system (OS). The smartphone will go on sale via Flipkart, mi.com, and Mi Home stores starting December 7. Customers can choose from dark grey, gold and rose gold color options.