While all the buzz has been around the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro, Xiaomi has not forgotten about its budget smartphones. Today, the Redmi 5A will be going on sale at 12:00PM. Here are all the details.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A sale
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A will be going on sale today via Flipkart and mi.com. The sale kicks off at 12:00PM. Buyers will be able to choose from two variants – 16GB+2GB RAM model priced at Rs 4,999, and 32GB+3GB RAM model priced at Rs 6,999. Buyers will also be able to avail a Rs 1,000 cashback from Reliance Jio. To become eligible, one will have to make 13 recharges of Rs 198 each, and the cashback will be in the form of 10 vouchers worth Rs 100 each.
The ‘Made in India’ Redmi 5A smartphone was launched back in November 2017. Though entry-level, in our review we found the smartphone to be quite capable of handling day-to-day tasks with ease. It is a mass-market product aimed at bringing first-time users, low-income buyers and people looking to upgrade from a feature phone to the Xiaomi family.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A specifications, features
As for specifications, the Redmi 5A sports a 5-inch HD display, and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core SoC. The smartphone also offers the ability to expand the internal storage by using a microSD card.
The rest of the features include a 13-megapixel rear camera of f/2.2 aperture, and a 5-megapixel front camera of f/2.0 aperture. There is a 3,000mAh battery under the hood, and connectivity options include dual-SIM slots, 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS. On the software front, the device runs Android Nougat-based MIUI 9.