Xiaomi Redmi 5A Promises 8-Day Battery Life – All You Need To Know

Xiaomi has launched a successor to its Redmi 4A smartphone in China. The new Redmi 5A is apparently ‘much lighter than the metal’. The company claims that the new handset will deliver eight days of battery life. The new smartphone also features few more changes. Read more to find about Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Xiaomi Redmi 5A

Price and Availability

Price CNY 599 (approx Rs 6,000)

The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is priced in China at CNY 599 (approx Rs 6,000). It is now available for pre-orders via the company’s official site and other e-commerce sites in the country. 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
Internal Storage 16GB (expandable up to 128GB)
Display 5.0-inch, HD (720 x 1280pixels)
OS Android 7.1.1 Nougat, MIUI 9
Primary (Rear) Camera 13MP with flash
Front Camera 5MP
Battery 3000mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A features a 5.0-inch display with HD (720 x 1280pixels) resolution and a pixel density of 296ppi. It is 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). The new smartphone is backed by a 3000mAh battery. However, Xiaomi promises 8-days of battery life.

On the camera front, the new handset features a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and an LED flash. Other features include a burst mode, panorama mode, and HDR mode. The handset sports a 5-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture lens.

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  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS
  • MIUI 9
  • Dual-SIM
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3G
  • Bluetooth
  • Wi-Fi
  • Micro-USB
  • Proximity sensor
  • Accelerometer

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system with MIUI 9 on top. Additional features include a Smart assistant, Smart app launcher, Image search, Quick reply and notification management, new Home screen enhancements, Lock screen enhancements, and split-screen multitasking.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A

The new dual-SIM smartphone features a metal-like matte texture and rounded corners for a comfortable grip. It measures 140.4 x 70.1 x 8.4mm and weighs only 137 grams. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Micro-USB. The new handset lacks a fingerprint sensor. Sensors on the device include a Proximity sensor and an Accelerometer.

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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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