Xiaomi Redmi 5A has launched in China and it comes with an ‘8-day battery life’. The Redmi 4a successor has a build that looks like metal but is ‘much lighter than metal’. Xiaomi has claimed that the Redmi 5A has a battery with 8 day standby time. The phone comes with Android OS and has MIUI 9 running on top, and does not sport a fingerprint sensor. The new device has a few changes in design like round corners which provides a better grip. Apart from that, the Redmi 5A has only a few minor upgrades over the Redmi 4A. In terms of price, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A will be available at CNY 599, which is around Rs 6000 in Indian currency. In China, the phone will be open for pre-orders from Monday. The phone can be purchased from Xiaomi’s own website as well as many etailers in China.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A specifications: The Redmi 5A features are almost similar to the ones found in Redmi 4A. The device has a 5 inch HD screen with 720×1280 resolution and 296ppi pixel density. SImilar to the Redmi 4A, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A features the quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset clocked at 1.4GHx. the device has a 2GB RAM and it is the only variant revealed as of now. However, we can expect more to come soon. In terms of storage, the Redmi 5A has 16GB of inbuilt memory and can be expanded using a microSD card upto 128GB.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is a dual-SIM mobile and is fueled by a 3,000mAh battery. This seems to be a downgrade from the previous model. In terms of camera, the Redmi 5A has a 13-megapixel camera at the back along with f/2.2 aperture, panorama mode, burst mode, HDR mode, etc. On the front, the mobile has a 5-megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture. The device supports 1080p and 720p video recording. When it comes to connectivity, the device has VoLTE, 3G, Bluetooth, WiFI, as well as micro-USB. The device has a hybrid SIM slot.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A has a MIUI 9 skin (out-of-the-box). This means that the device will come with the latest Xiaomi features. The MIUI 9 has a Smart Assistant, Image Search feature, notification management, and a Smart App launcher. It also has split screen multi-tasking options, and other home screen enhancements.