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Xiaomi Redmi 5A Announced, Price and Specifications

Xiaomi has announced a new smartphone in the mid-range tier called Xiaomi Redmi 5A which is the variant of the Redmi 5 smartphone and a successor to the Redmi 4A launched last year. The Redmi 5A comes with a metal unibody design, however, it doesn’t have a fingerprint scanner.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Price

The Xiaomi Redmi 5A comes with Platinum Silver, Champagne Gold and Rose Gold colour options and is priced at 599 yuan (around $90). The sales of the device will start in the home country China today. There are no details available when this device will be available outside China.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A
Xiaomi Redmi 5A

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Specifications

The Redmi 5A features a 5-inch HD IPS display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, 1000: 1 contrast ratio and 72% color gamut. It is powered by a 1.4GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 processor with 500MHz Adreno 308 GPU and comes with 2GB of RAM with 16GB internal storage capacity that is further expandable up to 128GB with a microSD card slot. It runs on the Android 7.1 (Nougat) based MIUI 9 on top and it comes with Hybrid Dual SIMs which means you can use two sims or one sim+microsd card.

It features a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF, LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video recording and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. It is backed up by a 3000mAh battery and we have support for several connectivity options which include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS and it also comes with an infrared sensor. It measures 140.4 x 70.1 mm x 8.35 mm and weighs 137 grams.

Xiaomi has recently launched the Redmi Note 5A which comes with slightly upgraded specs than the Redmi 5A. The Redmi Note 5A has features like a 5.5-inch HD 2.5D curved glass display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, a 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor with Adreno 308 GPU or Snapdragon 435 with Adreno 505 GPU, 2GB/3GB/4GB RAM + 16GB/32GB/64GB internal storage options with all supporting expandable storage up to 128GB with microSD card.

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