In an event in New Delhi today, Chinese handset manufacturer, Xiaomi has launched its Desh ka smartphone – Redmi 5A in India. The smartphone has been announced in two variants – 2GB RAM with 16GB internal storage priced at Rs 5,999 and 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage priced at Rs 6,999. Interestingly, the brand is offering a discount to first 5 million customers of Rs 1,000, which brings down the cost of 2GB RAM variant to Rs 4,999. The Xiaomi Redmi 5A will be exclusively available on Flipkart, company’s official website and Mi Homes starting from December 7, 2017, and will be a tough contender to beat in the sub Rs 6,000 segment with some decent specifications for the price. The smartphone comes in Gold, Rose Gold and Dark Grey colours.
To recall, Xiaomi Redmi 5A smartphone was first launched in China last month at 599 Yuan which is approximately Rs 5,884. The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is the successor of its popular Redmi 4A which was launched in India earlier this year.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A features 5-inch HD display with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution and a pixel density of 296ppi and is powered by a 1.4GHz Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor with Adreno 308 GPU. It comes with 2GB/3GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB of internal storage, and expandable storage up to 128GB via microSD. The Redmi 5A gets its strength from decent 3,000 mAh battery offering 8 days of standby time and runs on Android Nougat operating system wrapped under MIUI 9.
On the camera front, the Redmi 5A sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF, LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, burst mode, panorama mode, HDR mode, and more. on its back, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies with f/2.0 Aperture lens. Besides the smartphone offers dual SIM, 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, and a Micro USB port. The handset measures 140 x 70.1 mm x 8.35 mm and weighs 137g.