The top-selling Xiaomi Redmi 5A will be up for pre-order today at 12:00PM via mi.com. Xiaomi has been taking pre-orders of the Redmi 5A every week on its website for consumers who can’t wait for flash sales. If you pre-order a Redmi 5A via mi.com then Xiaomi will ship the device within 5 business days of availability. The smartphone was also made available for pre-order as part of the Independence Day sale on the site.
According to IDC’s latest report, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A was the best selling smartphone during the second quarter of 2018. The firm said that the Redmi 5A accounted for 9.82 percent of all smartphones sold during the second quarter of this year. The smartphone was way ahead of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, the second best-selling smartphone with a market share of 6.22 percent.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Pre-order Offers and Price
Xiaomi is offering free 3-month subscription of Hungama Music, Rs 2200 Instant Jio Cashback on Rs 198 or Rs 299 future recharges, and you can also exchange your old phone to get a higher discount on the Redmi 5A.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A comes in two models. The base variant which features 2GB RAM+16GB internal storage is priced at Rs 5,999, while the higher-end 3GB RAM+32GB storage variant is priced at Rs 6,999. It comes in four color options of Blue, Gold, Grey and Rose Gold.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Specifications and Features
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A sports a 5-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. Powering the smartphone is a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset coupled with the Adreno 308 GPU. The Redmi 5A is available in two storage variants – 2GB RAM variant with 16GB storage, and 3GB RAM model with 32GB internal storage. It supports expandable storage up to 256GB via microSD card slot.
Watch: Xiaomi Redmi 5A First Look Video
In terms of camera, the Redmi 5A comes with a 13-megapixel primary camera with f/2.2 aperture, phase detection autofocus and LED flash. Xiaomi has equipped the Redmi 5A with a 5-megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture. The Redmi 5A runs MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat, and is backed by a 3,000mAh battery.