Xiaomi is very well known for producing budget-oriented smartphones. Xiaomi Redmi 5A was launched in India on 30th November with a tagine which would lure anyone towards it, “Desh Ka SmartPhone”. The 5A was previously launched in China in October.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A is priced around Rs. 5,999 for the 2GB RAM variant but Xiaomi is generous enough to give Rs. 1,000 off to the first 5 Million customers which means the 2GB variant will be priced at around Rs. 3,999. Redmi 5A will be a Flipkart Exclusive and will go on sale starting December 7.
The Redmi 5A runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with MIUI 9 skin on top of it. It sports a 5-inch HD screen with 720×1280 pixels and a pixel density of 296ppi. Under the hood, it is powered by quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset which is clocked at 1.4GHz. The device is sold in India in 2 variants: 2GB/16GB and 3GB/32GB, the pricing for the devices are Rs. 5999 and Rs. 6999 respectively (before offer).
Talking about the camera, the 5A packs in a 13-MegaPixel rear camera with a f/2.2 aperture with LED Flash. To the front, it bears a 5-MegaPixel front-facing camera for crisp selfies. As far as connectivity is concerned the device supports 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and it bears the beloved 3.5mm headphone jack. The Redmi 5A runs on a 3,000mAh battery with 5V/1A charging which the company claims can deliver up to 8days of standby time.
Reportedly, Xiaomi has tied up with Reliance Jio to give the Redmi customers some more joy, the company offers a cashback of Rs. 1000. Manu Jain Kumar the Managing Director of Xiaomi India revealed about this offer after the launch on Thursday.
Redmi 5A will be available to purchase on Flipkart on December 7th at 12 PM. The device can also be found on Mi.com and Mi Home stores. Redmi 5A comes in Dark Grey, Gold and Rose Gold colour variants. What are your thoughts on the “Desh Ka SmartPhone“?
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