Xiaomi has launched Redmi 5A in India back in December last year. The Redmi 5A is one of the best wallet-friendly smartphones with attractive specs and battery life.
Xiaomi India Head has announced that Xiaomi Redmi 5A sales cross 1 million in less than a month. He tweeted that “Thrilled to announce that we’ve sold 1+ Mn #Redmi5A in less than a month!”
For 2GB+16GB variant the devices were priced at Rs. 5,999 and for the 3GB+32GB variant, the price was Rs. 6,999.
However, Xiaomi offered a Rs. 1,000 discount on the first 5 million units of 2GB variant, bringing its effective price down to Rs. 4,999.Later the 3GB variant became available via offline stores and price going up to Rs. 7,499.
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 Redmi 5A features an ultra-light all-metal body over its predecessor. All other design aspects are almost same.
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.