Xiaomi Mi A2, Redmi 5A to go on sale today at 12PM: Everything you need to know

Along with, the Mi A2 will also be available on Amazon India, while the Redmi 5A will be available on Flipkart.

  • Published: August 30, 2018 9:43 AM IST

Xiaomi is yet again holding a sale for its two smartphones, Xiaomi Mi A2 and the Redmi 5A. Those interested in purchasing either of the smartphones can head over to at 12PM today. Besides that, the Mi A2 will also be available on Amazon India, while the Xiaomi Redmi 5A will be available on Flipkart at the same time. It’s important to note that both will be flash sales, so we recommend users to login to the respective sites in advance, to grab a smartphone as soon as the sale begins.

The Mi A2 is Xiaomi’s second Android One based smartphone. Only the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant is going on sale today, and it is priced at Rs 16,990. Both Amazon and Xiaomi have some offers going on. Users can get a five percent instant discount on a purchase made through HDFC debit or credit card. Xiaomi, on the other hand, is giving customers an option to buy the smartphone through Mi Exchange, and also get a three-month free subscription to Hungama Music. Additionally, Reliance Jio is offering a Rs 2,200 instant cashback, and up to 4.5 TB 4G Data.

The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is available in two variants of RAM and storage. The base variant with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage is priced at Rs 5,999, while the higher-end 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant is available at Rs 6,999. Flipkart, along with Axis bank, is offering five percent off to Axis Bank Buzz credit card users. Customers also have the option to purchase the smartphone through Mi Exchange and get the same Hungama Music subscription on the Redmi 5A as well. Jio again is offering a Rs 2,200 of instant cashback on recharge of Rs 198 and Rs 299 prepaid plans.

Xiaomi Mi A2 features and specifications

The Xiaomi Mi A2 sports a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display. and an 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC. The smartphone features a dual-rear camera setup comprising of a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a secondary 20-megapixel sensor.

There’s also a 20-megapixel camera up front for selfies and video calls. It is backed by a 3,000mAh battery, which supports fast-charging. The device runs stock Android 8.1 Oreo, and is first in line to receive OS and security updates.

Watch: Xiaomi Mi A2 First Look

Xiaomi Redmi 5A features and specifications

The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is regarded as the best entry-level smartphone. It flaunts a 5-inch HD display, and comes loaded with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset running alongside 3,000mAh battery. It carries a 13-megapixel camera at the back and an 8-megapixel camera at the front. In terms of connectivity, the smartphone features 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and runs Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-box.

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  • Published Date: August 30, 2018 9:43 AM IST