NEW DELHI: Xiaomi has an army of smartphones in the budget segment and newest one to take the command is the Redmi 5A. The device, marketed as ‘Desh ka smartphone’ when it was launched in November last year, will be going on sale tomorrow (February 1). The smartphone will be priced starting Rs 4,999 and can be purchased from Flipkart starting 12PM IST. They will be also up for grabs from Mi.com website.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Price
It is worth adding that the Redmi 5A comes in two variants. The 2GB RAM + 16GB inbuilt storage version is priced at Rs 5,999 while the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage version costs Rs 6,999. However, Xiaomi is giving Rs 1,000 discount on the 2GB RAM version, which would then be priced at Rs 4,999. Both will be going on sale in two colour options Platinum Silver Gray and Champagne Gold.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Offers
With the 2GB RAM + 16GB variant, Flipkart is offering 5% off for Axis Bank Buzz credit card holders. Jio networks users can get Rs 1,000 cash back after a year. As a part of “Jio-Xiaomi Better Together Cashback Offer” users would have to recharge their handsets with Rs 198 per month plan. EMIs on the smartphone begin from Rs 243 per month. The 3GB RAM + 32GB storage version EMIs begin from Rs 340 per month. Rest of the offers stay the same.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Specifications
The USP of the Xiaomi Redmi 5A is its 8-day long battery life. The handset is backed by a 3000mAh battery, which is lower than its predecessor, the Redmi 4A. Running Android-based MIUI 9 out of the box, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A sports a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display and is powered by the quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, clubbed with 2GB/3GB RAM and Adreno 308.
The dual-SIM smartphone has a 13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture along with a 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. Redmi 5A also supports all the basic wireless communication such as 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi and micro-USB.