Xiaomi Redmi 5A is going on sale again today. The smartphone will be available for purchase on both mi.com and Flipkart. However, the Flipkart sale will start at 12:00PM, while the mi.com sale will kick-off at 2:00PM. It is important to note that both are going to be flash sales, so it is recommended to keep your accounts logged in on the website you wish to purchase the smartphone from.
The entry-level smartphone comes in two variants. The base model features 2GB of RAM with 16GB of storage and is priced at Rs 5,999. On the other hand, the high-end variant is priced at Rs 6,999, and comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. The smartphone is also available in four color options of blue, gold, grey and Rose Gold.
Both websites have some offers running on the smartphone. Xiaomi is offering a 15 percent SuperCash offer, where customers can avail a maximum cashback of Rs 2,000 on purchase made through MobiKwik. Customers can also get a 10 percent cashback of up to Rs 150 when using Paytm. Additionally, Jio is also offering a Rs 2,200 cashback on Rs 198 and Rs 299 plans. Flipkart, on the other hand, is offering a 5 percent off on Axis bank debit and credit cards.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A features and specifications
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A features a 5-inch HD+ (1280×720 pixels) display that carries a standard aspect ratio of 16:9. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC, and a 3,000mAh battery that the company claims can easily last for a day on single charge. Along with the internal storage, the smartphone also comes with a microSD card slot that allows you to expand the storage up to 128GB.
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For taking pictures, the Redmi 5A comes equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, LED flash, and PDAF support. At the front, there is a 5-megapixel camera that boasts f/2.0 aperture for taking selfies. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, IR Blaster, and micro-USB. On the software front, the device runs Android Nougat layered with MIUI 9 on top.