As expected, Xiaomi launched its Redmi Note 5A smartphone in its home country — China. Targeted at the price-conscious consumers, the smartphone is priced at CNY 699 (approximately Rs 6,800) and is available in three storage choices. There is a 3GB RAM+ 32GB internal storage model, priced at CNY 899 (approximately Rs 8,700), and a 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage model, priced at CNY 1,199 (approximately Rs 11,600). It is unclear when the smartphone will make it to the Indian market. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi Watch Revolve Active India launch date revealed: When's the launch?
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A specifications, features
The smartphone weighs 150g and features a metal unibody design. While the base model lacks a fingerprint scanner, the 3GB/4GB RAM models are equipped with the biometric sensor at the back. Also Read - OnePlus Nord CE vs Redmi Note 10 Pro Max: Does 4G still outdo 5G at a lesser price?
The Redmi Note 5A packs a 5.5-inch HD display and is powered by a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC, paired with 2GB/3GB/4GB of RAM and with 16GB/32GB/64GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. Also Read - Xiaomi is hiding the front camera on its next Mi flagship smartphone
For photography, it is equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera with flash along with a 16-megapixel front camera for selfies and video-calling. The camera is further supported with LED flash for brighter images.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A is fuelled by a 3,080mAh battery. On the software front, it runs Android-powered MIUI 9.