One of the more popular smartphones from Xiaomi, the Redmi 5A is once again set to go on a flash sale today. The sale will, as usual, take place on the e-commerce platform Flipkart, and will go live at 12:00PM. And since this is a flash sale, people who want to get their hands on one of the devices, will have to log on to Flipkart and be ready beforehand so that when the clock strikes 12, they are ready to hit the buy now button. Also Read - Nokia to launch 50-inch 4K and 32-inch FHD TV in India soonAlso Read - Samsung jumps back to 2nd spot behind Xiaomi in India
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is priced at Rs 5,999 for the 2GB RAM and 16GB storage variant, and Rs 6,999 for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant, and there are multiple offers available from Flipkart. For starters buyers can avail a five percent discount on EMI transactions if they use a RBL Bank Credit Card. There is also an extra five percent discount when using Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card as well. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra coming soon with better camera and specs
Besides this there are EMI options on both the variants of the devices, which start from Rs 200 per month on the Redmi 5A 2GB RAM variant, and Rs 233 on the 3GB RAM variant. Though these are all standard EMI rates and there are no No Cost EMI options available as well. There are four color variants that include blue, gold, grey, and Rose Gold.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A specifications and features
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A flaunts a 5-inch HD display that features resolution of 1280 720 pixels, and an aspect ratio of 16:9. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset, and the internal storage is expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card.
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In the photography department, the device is equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, LED flash, and PDAF support. Up front, it features a 5-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture for taking selfies. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/A-GPS, IR Blaster, and micro-USB. On the software front, the device runs Android Nougat-based MIUI 9. The smartphone also features a 3,000mAh battery that is good enough to last for a day.