Xiaomi, the Chinese pioneer mobile makers, on Monday launched a new smartphone under its world-famous Redmi series. Called Redmi 5A, the smartphone is priced at RMB 599 (approximately Rs 9,500) and will be initially available in China.
As the name implies, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A is an upgraded variant of the Redmi 4A. The Redmi 4A is currently available online for Rs 13,599. The new Redmi 5A comes with a similar set of specifications as on the Redmi 4A, but has some subtle upgrades such as Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based MIUI 8 and a relatively bigger 3,120mAh battery, and is upgradable to Android 7.0 Nougat.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A: Specifications, features
- The Xiaomi Redmi 5A features a metal body with glass front.
- It comes with a 5-inch display with 720p resolution, powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor coupled with 2GB RAM.
- The smartphone comes with 16GB of built-in storage, which is expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card.
- The smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear sensor with f/2.2 aperture and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
- Connectivity options include dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, GPS, and micro USB.
Let’s have a look on Xiaomi Redmi 4A, The predecessor of Redmi 5A.
Xiaomi Redmi 4A: Specifications, features
- The Xiaomi Redmi 4A also has a 5-inch HD display, powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 425 processor and 2GB RAM.
- It comes with 16GB of built-in storage, which is expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card.
- The smartphone features the same camera specifications as the Redmi 5A – 13-megapixel rear sensor and 5-megapixel front camera.
- Connectivity options include dual-SIM support, VoLTE, Bluetooth, and GPS. However, unlike Redmi 5A, it is powered by a 3,000mAh battery.