Xiaomi is a well-known smartphone brand in India and tops the list in market share with 26.5% and Samsung dragged to the second position with 24.1% market share.Redmi Note 4, the most popular smartphone under the hood alone contributes 40% of the total volume.

Xiaomi is known in the smartphone industry due to their aggressive pricing for the specifications that they combine in the whole package, with the same flow today they launched their new Redmi series smartphone: Redmi 5A.It will directly compete with likings of the Galaxy J2, the Moto C and the Nokia 2 but Xiaomi is offering great specs in comparison to above-mentioned models and aims to capture small town with is new budget offering: Redmi 5A.

The Xiaomi was touting as #DeshKaSmartphone because it is made in keeping views of India as still there are lots of people who cannot afford a good smartphone, also it focuses on the generation that is looking for a shift from feature phones to a new smartphone without burning a hole in their pockets.

Specifications Of Redmi 5A

Redmi 5A has 12.6cm HD Display 1280 X 720 Display Resolution with 296 PPI but the display is not protected with any sort of protection such as corning gorilla glass 3.

The Device is made out of Polycarbonate plastic on the rear side instead of metal.

Under the hood, Redmi 5A is powered by Snapdragon 425 Quadcore 64 bit Processor clocked Max at 1.4 GHz coupled with Adreno 308 GPU.

Rear Camera is 13 MP with an aperture of f/2.2 with an LED flash Whereas the front Camera is 5 MP with an aperture4: f/2.2. The rear camera is capable of recording 1080p Videos at 30fps.The non-removable battery capacity is 3030/3120mAh and can provide up to 8 days of standby time, 7 hours of video playback and 6 hours of gaming but the device does not support quick charging, also the device does not have a fingerprint sensor.

The device also Supports simultaneous use of two SIM cards along with a Micro-SD card up to 128 GB.

Redmi 5A is running on Miui 9 based on Android 7 ( Nougat ).

Other feature includes wifi, Dual-SIM 4G with VoLTE support, Bluetooth 4.1, OTG, IR Blaster, 3.5 mm audio jack.

Availability And Pricing

This device comes in Gold Rose Gold and Grey variants and is available exclusively on Flipkart & Mi.com for 4,999/- INR only for first 5 million people after the price will be Rs 5,999  for 16 GB & 6,999 for 32 GB.

The sale will start from 7 December 2017 on mi.com, flipkart.com, and Mi home.

Quick Opinion

Buy without any second thought but consider not buying 3+32 GB variant for Rs 6,999, there is a better alternative: Redmi 4, that comes with better processor, metal body and a fingerprint sensor too, the only con is 2+16 GB, in case you want 3+32 Gb and above-mentioned points do not bother you  then surely you can go ahead with the 3+32 GB variant.

Quick FAQs

Q: What are the SAR values?
A. India SAR 1g limit: 1.6W/kg
SAR Value: 0.596W/Kg

Q: Does Redmi 5A has a notification LED?
A: Yes it does has a notification light.

Q: Does Redmi 5A has an IR blaster?
A: Yes

Q. Capacitive keys have Light?
A. No! There is no light in the capacitive key.

Q. Sensors?
A. it comes with an accelerometer, a proximity sensor, and ambient light sensor but no gyroscope sensor.

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