Xiaomi understanding the demand of affordable 4G VoLTE smartphones in India, it has launched Redmi 5A (also been called as Desh Ka Smartphone) at Rs 4,999 only. Xiaomi by calling it as Desh Ka Smartphone seems to have plans to target low budget segment and it may launch many more affordable smartphones. This version of Redmi 5A comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage space, while the Rs 6,999 version comes at Rs 6,999.
Know all the features of Redmi 5A before you decide to buy this affordable Xiaomi smartphone.
Redmi 5A weights 137 grams only.
One of the pros of Redmi 5A is that there are 3 slots, 2 nano SIM slots and 1 microSD card slot. You won’t have to worry about using microSD card slot for the second SIM. As OTG support is available, you’ll be able to use external Pen drives easily.
Redmi 5A comes out of the box with MIUI 9 which is based on Android Nougat 7.1.2 operating system.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A comes with 5 inch display screen having resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.
Redmi 5A is powered with 1.4GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor and it comes with Adreno 308 GPU. 2GB RAM is definitely good enough as per the price. If you don’t find 16GB internal space enough, then you’ll be happy to know that you’ll be able to get external memory up to 128GB using microSD card.
As per the price, the camera features seem to be decent enough. The rear camera is a 13MP camera having PDAF support. The front camera is a 5 megapixel camera.
The connectivity features given by Xiaomi in this low budget smartphones are 4G, VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and IR Blaster.
3000 mAh battery is provided by Xiaomi in this device which provides standby time up to 8 days, video playback of 7 hours and 6 hours of gaming. Fast charging feature is not provided as it is a very low priced smartphone. It will be interesting to see if in future they will launch a new version with fast charging feature.
It is available in 2 color options which are Gold and Grey.
The first exclusive sale of Redmi 5A will take place on December 7th, 2017 and you’ll be able to get extra 5% off by using Axis Buzz Credit Card. It will be interesting to see that how many people will be able to buy it on 7th December as the low price will definitely attract many people. Do you think that Redmi 5A is the best low budget VoLTE smartphone?