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Xiaomi Redmi 5A Launched With 13MP Camera, Starting at Rs 4,999

Redmi 5A has been launched today in India at a starting price of Rs 4,999. Find out what the most budgeted smartphone of Xiaomi has to offer.

Updated:November 30, 2017, 3:28 PM IST
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Launched With 13MP Camera, Starting at Rs 4,999
Redmi 5A has been launched today in India at a starting price of Rs 4,999. (Image: Xiaomi)
Xiaomi today added another offering to its budget segment smartphones - the Redmi 5A, at a starting price of Rs 4,999. The 5-inch Redmi 5A comes with a metallic matte finish and features a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion. Xiaomi also claims that the Redmi 5A will be able to offer up to 8 days of standby time. The successor to the Redmi 4A, Redmi 5A has been launched in two storage variants.

As for its specifications, Redmi 5A sports a 5-inch HD display and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor. The phone comes with a 2+1 card slot that supports simultaneous use of two 4G nano-SIM cards and a microSD card up to 128GB. Redmi 5A houses a 3000mAh long-lasting battery and comes equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera with Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) and an f/2.2 aperture. At the front, there is a 5-megapixel selfie shooter.

The lower storage variant carries a 2GB RAM and a 16GB internal storage and is priced at Rs 5,999. Its counterpart, that costs Rs 6,999, carries a 3GB RAM and a 32GB internal storage. The smartphone comes with a metallic matte finish and will be available in three colours: Dark grey, Gold and Rose gold. Xiaomi is offering a Rs 1,000 discount on the 2GB RAM variant of the device for the first five million units, effectively making the Redmi 5A, Xiaomi's cheapest smartphone offering in the country.

Redmi 5A will be Made in India and will be available from 12 noon, December 7, 2017, across Flipkart,, and Mi Home stores, followed by offline retailers including Mi Preferred Partners in the subsequent weeks.

Key features of Redmi 5A:

- 5 inch HD display
- 5MP front camera
- f/2.0 aperture
- Smart and pro beautify
- 13MP rear camera
- f/2.2 aperture
- 5-element lens
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (Quad-core, max 1.4GHz)
- 2GB RAM + 16GB internal storage and 3GB + 32GB internal storage variants
- Dual SIM + dedicated microSD card slot (expandable upto 128GB)
- 3000mAh high-capacity battery
- Dimensions: 140 × 70.1 × 8.35mm

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