Xiaomi has announced that it has sold 10 million units of Redmi 5A in nine months in India. The company announced this development on Twitter and mentioned the source of information as IDC. The Xiaomi Desh Ka Smartphone sales started from December last year and it crossed the 5 million mark in March this year.
#DeshKaSmartphone Redmi 5A has become the fastest selling smartphone in India to hit 10,000,000 mark. It is also the #1 selling smartphone for 9 consecutive months. Thank you Mi fans
It just doesn’t stop here, we have brought Redmi 6A, a true successor. RT & spread the love. pic.twitter.com/Fh83iZThpG
— Redmi India (@RedmiIndia) October 8, 2018
The smartphone was launched in India in November end last year. Xiaomi Redmi 5A is priced at Rs 5,999 for the 2GB RAM variant and Rs 6,999 for the 3GB RAM variant. It comes in Blue, Dark Grey, Gold, and Rose Gold colour options and is available on Flipkart and Mi.com.
Xiaomi recently launched the successor to the Redmi 5A, named as Redmi 6A in India with the price starting at Rs 5,999 for the 2GB RAM and 16GB storage variant. The other 2GB RAM with 32GB storage variant is priced at Rs 6,999 in India.
Xiaomi said “This achievement makes Redmi 5A the fastest selling smartphone in India to hit the incredible 10 million mark in a short span since its launch. In addition, Xiaomi’s Redmi 5A is the only smartphone in India to have retained the number one position and continues its dominating feat in the market upon launch for nine consecutive months”.
On achieving this milestone, Raghu Reddy, Head of Categories and Online Sales said, “These remarkable milestones are the result of the immense love and admiration from our millions of Mi Fans and customers. Redmi 5A is one of our blockbuster smartphone products due to the amazing features it offers coupled with great quality and truly honest pricing, which makes it an undebatable choice in its category and with the recently launched Redmi 6A we have made it even better. Xiaomi as a brand will continue to bring innovative products of great quality with best specs and ensure that it is accessible to all consumers across India.”
|Xiaomi Redmi 5A
|Display||5-inch (720 x 1280 pixels)|
|Memory||2GB + 16GB, 3GB + 32GB|
|Camera||13MP Rear, 5 MP front|
|Price||Rs 5,999, Rs 6,999|
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A features a 5-inch HD display with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution, 1.4GHz Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor with Adreno 308 GPU. It has 3,000 mAh battery offering 8 days of standby time and runs MIUI 9 on top of Android Nougat. On the camera front, the Redmi 5A sports a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies with f/2.0 aperture lens.