Xiaomi launches Redmi 5A in India in two variants

Xiaomi launches Redmi 5A in India

Xiaomi has launched most awaited “Desh Ka Smartphone” in India today. The newly launched device is Xiaomi Redmi 5A.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A will be up for sale from December 7, 2017, at 12 PM IST via Mi Home, Flipkart, and MI.Com. The device will be available in all offline retails partner at a later date.

The newly launched Redmi  5A was launched in China back in October this year. The device was launched in China in a single variant.

In terms of India, the Redmi 5a comes with two storage variants. The first with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable internal storage and the second one with2 GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable internal storage.

Xiaomi launches Redmi 5A in India

Redmi 5A 2+16GB is priced at Rs. 5,999 and 3+32GB is priced at Rs. 6,999. The the first 5 million of Redmi 2GB+16GB variant is priced Rs. 4,999 with a discount of Rs. 1000.

The successor of Xiaomi Redmi 4A comes with similar design and specs with slight changes. However, the changes are not huge from its predecessor.

The main difference is the newly launched Redmi 5A features an ultra-light all-metal body over its predecessor. All other design aspects are almost same.

Xiaomi launches Redmi 5A in India

The Redmi 5A sports a 5-inch display with HD resolution of 1280 x 720p.

The device is powered by Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 SoC along with Adreno 308GPU.

It features a 13MP rear camera that supports PDAF and LED flash along with a 5MP shooter. The device will be backed by a 3,000mAh battery which is slightly lower than Redmi 4A (3,120mAh).

The device will run on Nougat based MIUI 9 ROM. It also provides support for external microSD up-to 128GB. The device houses two dedicated SIM slot and one microSD card slot.

For connectivity purpose, it has support for 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and much more. The color options are Champagne Gold, Pink and Grey colors.