Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Coming Today – Here’s All We Know

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A will be launched in China today. The new handset has been confirmed to features a 16-megapixel front camera with a dedicated flash. Several leaks and rumors have hinted at other features of the handset. Here’s all we know so far. Read more to find about Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A

Price and Availability

Price CNY 999 (approx. Rs 9,600)

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 launch is set to take place at 7.30pm China Time (5 pm IST). It is expected to be priced at CNY 999 (approx. Rs 9,600). The budget smartphone is rumored to come in two variants.

As of now, the Redmi Note 5 will only be available in the Chinese market. We might have to wait a bit for an Indian launch.

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Processor 1.4 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425/ Snapdragon 435
Internal Storage 16GB/ 32GB (expandable up to 128GB)
Display 5.5-inch, HD
OS Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Primary (Rear) Camera 13MP with flash
Front Camera 16MP with flash
Battery 3000mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A is tipped to feature a 5.5-inch display with HD resolution. It will be powered by a 1.4 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor and 2GB RAM. The 16GB internal storage can be expanded via a micro SD card (up to 128GB). A ‘Pro’ or ‘Prime’ variant is tipped to be backed by a Snapdragon 435 processor, 3GB RAM, and 32GB internal storage. The new smartphone is expected to come with a 3000mAh battery.

On the camera front, it is expected to feature a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash. Now, the Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun has revealed some details about the front camera via Weibo. He has confirmed that new smartphone sports a 16-megapixel sensor with a front flash. However, this feature might be exclusive to the Pro variant.

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  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS
  • MIUI 9
  • Dedicated microSD card slot
  • Dual-SIM
  • 4G VoLTE
  • Infrared sensor
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • USB Type-C port

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A is said to run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system with MIUI 9 on top. Only a ‘Pro’ variant will feature a fingerprint sensor.

The new handset is expected to come in three color options – Gold, Rose Gold, and Silver. It measures 153.3 x 76.3 x 7.31mm and weighs only 150 grams. The metal unibody design will feature antenna bands at the back.

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The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A is likely to hit the Indian shores in the upcoming months. The Redmi 4 smartphone series is quite popular in the country. Going by the Chinse price, the Redmi Note 5A is expected to be more expensive than the Redmi 4A (starts at Rs 5,999). We will update this post once all details are confirmed.

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