Chinese phone maker Xiaomi has launched a new ultra-affordable smartphone in china which is the upgraded version of Redmi 4A . The newly launched smartphone known as, “Xiaomi Redmi 5A” and sports a metal-like matte texture and comes with little design tweaks like rounded corners and a lighter build metal . The Xiaomi Redmi 5A smartphone launched in China at the price tag of CNY 599 (roughly around USD$ 90.87 or Rs. 5,881) and will be made available for purchasing through ompany’s official website as well as other popular e-commerce sites in China such as Mi Mall, Mi Home, JD.com, Lynx, Suning Tesco, Mi Stores, China Mobile Mall and several other retail outlets across China.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A smartphone comes in Rose Gold, Platinum Silver and Champagne Gold Colors.
Now Coming to the Xiaomi Redmi 5A smartphone specifications, it featuring unibody metal design with metal-like matte finishing and sports a 5-inch HD IPS touchscreen display with a screen resolution 1280 x 720 pixels at 296ppi pixel density along with 1000: 1 contrast ratio. 72% (typ) / 68% (min) color gamut . Like it’s predecessor of Redmi 4A, the newly launched Redmi 5A smartphone is powered by Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 chipset processor clocked speed at 1.4GHz which is coupled with 500MHz Adreno 308 GPU.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A device has a Hybrid Dual SIM card standby that accepts microSIM and nanoSIM along with microSD card slot and it supports 4G VoLTE network . As for the memory, the Redmi 5A handset comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt onboard storage capacity and further can be expandable memory up to 128GB through dedicated slot . Similar to it’s predecessor Redmi 4A, the Redmi 5A smartphone does not houses a fingerprint sensor technology.
For the photography department, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A smartphone bears a single 13-megapixel primary rear camera comes with f/2.2 aperture lens, LED Flash, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) . It also supports 1080p video recording capabilty . Other features that adds beauty to rear camera featuring like as burst mode, panorama mode, HDR mode and other more features . While at the front panel, the smartphone sports a 5-megapixel front facing camera comes with f/2.0 aperture lens to taking a good selfies and clear video callings support as well.
This Xiaomi Redmi 5A smartphone is running on MIUI 9 based on Android v7.1 Nougat operating system out of the box . The new MIUI 9 comes with interesting features like as Smart assistant, Smart app launcher, Image search, Quick reply and notification management, new Home screen enhancements, Lock screen enhancements, and split screen multitasking . The device cab get strength from 3,000 mAH Non-removable battery capacity that gives a decent battery backup performance . Xiaomi however claims that the Redmi 5A smartphone delivers up to 8-days of battery life performance on a single charge.
The physical measurement of this Redmi 5A handset be 140.4 mm x 70.1 mm x 8.35 mm and weighes be 137 Grams . Connectivity options on this phone are as Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS with A-GPS/GLONASS, microUSB port, 3.5mm headphone jack, Hybrid Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE support . It also comes with Infrared sensor as well.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Smartphone Technical Specifications:
- SIM Type – Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano / microSD) with 4G VoLTE
- Display – 5.0-inch HD IPS display with 1000: 1 contrast ratio
- Resolution – 1280 x 720 pixels
- Operating System – Android 7.1 (Nougat) with MIUI 9
- Processor – 1.4GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 SoC
- Graphics Unit – 500MHz Adreno 308 GPU
- RAM – 2GB RAM
- ROM – 16GB internal storage memory
- Expansion Slot – MicroSD card support up to 128GB
- Rear Camera – 13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, LED Flash, 1080p video recording
- Front Camera – 5MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
Battery – 3,000 mAH built-in battery