The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is set to go on sale today at 12:00PM on Flipkart, with both variants and color options on offer. The phone is the most affordable smartphone currently in the Xiaomi line-up, and is priced from Rs 5,999 onwards.
The phone offers an excellent entry-level experience for users just getting onto the smartphone bandwagon. While the Rs 5,999 option offers 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage, you also get a 3GB RAM / 32GB storage variant at Rs 6,999.
The current sale is exclusive to Flipkart, where the Xiaomi Redmi 5A is currently offered through the flash sale model. The phone is made available in limited quantities, and buyers would need to make the purchase before stocks run out, or wait till the next sale. Being the most affordable device from Xiaomi, it’s also one of the best selling smartphones in India this year.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Specifications and features
The Redmi 5A is an entry-level device aimed at first time smartphone buyers, and it features modest specifications. The smartphone offers aluminum unibody design with a 5-inch HD display supporting a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. Under the hood is a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset clocked at 1.4GHz.
It sports a 13-megapixel primary camera with f/2.2 aperture, phase detection autofocus and LED flash. At the front, Xiaomi has equipped the Redmi 5A with a 5-megapixel selfie shooter.
WATCH: Xiaomi Redmi 5A First Look
The Redmi 5A lacks a fingerprint sensor, and supports connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and 4G LTE. It runs MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat, and is backed by a 3,000mAh battery. The Redmi 5A will be available in gold, dark grey, rose gold and blue color options during the sale. It will also be available on July 5 via mi.com.