A day after launching the Redmi 5 range in India, Xiaomi today introduced the Lake Blue version of the previously announced Redmi 5A. This takes the total number of color options to four. Other colors on offer are Rose Gold, Gold and Dark Grey.
The new color variant is priced the same at Rs 5,999 for the 2GB model and Rs 6,999 for the 3GB model. It is available on Flipkart and mi.com for purchase. Xiaomi made the announcement through its official blog where it also revealed that it had sold 5 million units of the Redmi 5A. This follows the recent change in the selling price of the smartphone to its original Rs 5,999.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A specifications
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Lake Blue model features the same specifications as the other colors. It is equipped with a 5-inch HD (720 pixels) IPS display. Under the hood, Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Quad-Core 1.4GHz SoC is paired with 2GB/3GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card.
For optics, there’s a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. On the software front, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A runs Android 7.1 Nougat based on MIUI 9 out-of-the-box. The smartphone is fueled by a 3,000mAh battery.
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE support, Bluetooth, USB, and GPS. The budget smartphone lacks a fingerprint sensor.