Xiaomi Redmi 5A, the entry-level smartphone from India’s leading smartphone brand, will be available for purchase today at 12PM. The Redmi 5A will be available for purchase on Xiaomi’s own website as well as on Flipkart. The sale can be seen as one more opportunity for those planning to buy thier first smartphone or a smartphone at budget price.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A is the successor to Redmi 4A, which was among the top three best-selling smartphones in the country last year. Last week, Counterpoint Research reported that Xiaomi has held on to its leadership position in the Indian smartphone market for the second consecutive quarter. The company has dethroned Samsung on the back of strong demand for its budget and mid-range smartphones.
The Redmi 5A is priced at Rs 5,999 and will be available in gold, dark grey, light blue and rose gold color options. The sale begins at 12PM and those planning to buy the budget smartphone should have their address and payment details saved on the e-commerce platform. In the past, Xiaomi smartphones have ran out of stocks within few seconds of the sales going live. It is advisable to keep your payment details handy for quick checkout and if possible save it to the e-commerce platform of your choice.
Here is everything you need to know about Redmi 5A:
As noted before, the Redmi 5A is an entry-level device and it comes with specifications that match the segment. The smartphone is made from a material that mimics the feel of metal. It measures 140.4mm x 70.1mm x 8.35mm in dimensions and weighs under 140 grams. The Redmi 5A features a 5-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset. It is available in two different storage options: 2GB RAM variant with 16GB storage and a 3GB RAM variant offering 32GB of storage.
The Redmi 5A features a 13-megapixel primary camera with 5-element lens, HDR and single LED flash at the back. At the front, it sports a 5-megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture and face recognition support. It supportts connectivity options like WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and 4G LTE. The Redmi 5A is a dual-SIM smartphone and it runs MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat and packs a decent 3,000mAh battery. The Redmi 5A is priced at Rs 5,999 for the 2GB RAM variant and Rs 6,999 for the 3GB RAM variant.