Xiaomi launched Redmi 5A smartphone in India, which is being marketed as the ‘Desh ka Smartphone’ in the country. The biggest highlight of the smartphone will be the 8-day battery life, which refers to standby time. The Xiaomi Redmi 5A also comes with the MIUI 9 preloaded, which helps improved battery performance.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A price in India
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A will be available in India priced at Rs. 5,999 for the 2GB RAM and 16GB storage variant. The 3GB Ram and 32GB storage variant will cost Rs. 6,999. However, the first 5 million units of the 2GB RAM, 16GB storage will be available with a Rs. 1,000 discount, bringing the price down to Rs. 4,999 – making it the cheapest Xiaomi smartphone in the country. It will be available via Flipkart, Mi.com and Mi Home Stores from December 7 at 12pm. Later it will be also available via Xiaomi’s offline retail partners across the country.
Reliance Jio announced a special monthly plan of Rs. 199 for the Redmi 5A users. It will offer 1 GB daily data, free voice, unlimited SMS and access to Jio Apps with a validity of 28 days.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A specifications
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A smartphone is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC that’s clocked at up to 1.4GHz, coupled with 2GB or 3GB of RAM. It has a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display with a pixel density of 296ppi. The Redmi 5A will be available in 16GB and 32GB storage variants, which support for microSD cards up to 128GB using the dedicated slot. The rear camera is 13MP with an f/2.2 aperture, coupled with LED flash and PDAF. On the front, the Redmi 5A has a 5-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A is a dual-SIM (Nano+Nano) smartphone running MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat out of the box. It comes with a 3000mAh battery and a charger which is rated to 5V/1A. Connectivity options on the smartphone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, Infrared, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a Micro-USB port. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and a proximity sensor. It measures 140.4×70.1×8.35mm, and weighs 137 grams. The smartphone will be available in Dark Grey, Gold, and Rose Gold colour variants.