Xiaomi Redmi 5A to go on sale today: Price, specifications, features

With the Redmi 5A, Xiaomi aims to target the budget smartphone segment.

  • Published: January 18, 2018 9:11 AM IST

Xiaomi is back with its weekly sale for the Redmi 5A today. The sale will commence at 12:00PM via Flipkart and The smartphones can also be purchased via Xiaomi’s offline retail partners. The Redmi 5A is available in two variants – 16GB storage with 2GB RAM, and 32GB storage with 3GB of RAM. These are priced at Rs 5,999 and Rs 6,999, respectively.

If you’re a Reliance Jio user, you can get a cash back of up to Rs 1,000. All you need to do it recharge with Rs 199 pack for 13 consecutive times. The cash back will be in the form of 10 vouchers of Rs 100 each, which can be redeemed against recharge of Rs 309 or Rs 201 and above.

Additionally, if the purchase is made using an Axis Bank Buzz credit card, then users can avail an additional five percent discount on Flipkart. Apart from that, is also offering protection against accidental and liquid damage with Mi protect for Rs 499.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A specifications

The smartphone comes with a 5-inch HD screen with 720×1280 resolution. Similar to the Redmi 4A, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A features the quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset. In terms of camera, the Redmi 5A has a 13-megapixel camera at the back along with f/2.2 aperture, panorama mode, burst mode, and HDR mode. On the camera front, the mobile has a 5-megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture.

The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is a dual-SIM mobile with a 3,000mAh battery. In terms of connectivity, it has VoLTE and 3G, Bluetooth, WiFi, as well as micro-USB. The smartphone runs Android 7.1 Nougat based on a MIUI 9 skin out-of-the-box.

The smartphone is also available in the offline market. For those who want to purchase it offline, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A 3GB RAM variant is available at select brick-and-mortar stores, at a price of Rs 7,499.

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Xiaomi Redmi 5A


Android 7.1 Nougat with MIUI 9
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Quad-Core 1.4GHz Processor
13 MP with ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • Published Date: January 18, 2018 9:11 AM IST