Xiaomi today launched their budget smartphone in China, the Redmi 4A successor called the Redmi 5A. This handset is quad core powered using SD 425 chipset and comes with 13MP camera on the rear. 5A houses a 3000 mAh battery and its price in China is RMB 599 that comes to approx Rs. 5,800.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A is a dual SIM handset using hybrid slot. It features a 5 inch screen, IPS with HD resolution i.e. 1280 x 720 pixels. Inside the hood it is using the qualcomm snapdragon 425 quad core SoC with Adreno 308 GPU.

Redmi 5A is running MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat 7.1 with 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM. There is micro SD card support too – users can use external micro SD card of up to 128GB but only with single SIM card (SIM + MicroSD).

Coming to the camera the rear camera is a 13MP shooter, comes with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and LED flash support, this rear camera can record videos in 1080p resolution. Front camera can shoot in 5MP resolution and comes with a f/2.0 aperture.

Redmi 5A launched in China

The Redmi 5A does not come with a finger print sensor but does include a IR blaster. Other features are Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth 4.1. Handset supports 4G with VoLTE and houses a 3000 mAh battery. It is light weight at about 137 grams.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A will be available in China in Gold, rose gold and silver color options for RMB 599 – approx Rs. 5800.

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  1. Infrared red sensor added ….
    Running on the samsung footsteps….
    absurd launching….

  2. Infrared red sensor added ….
    Running on the samsung footsteps….
    absurd launching….

  3. Xiaomi Are u having Lenovo,Alcatel, Panasonic flue????!I don’t know chinese people are buyng this redmi5A or not but im sure indians will stay away from this.
    Don’t launch such outdated products in india.We loved RN4 cuz its unbeatable in specs nd performance at given price But Redmi5A!? Wht will Redmi 4 or 3S prime suppose to do????just name change no upgrade… Disappointed

  4. Xiaomi has put a lot of research and development. . And great hard work to make this a true upgrade over previous generation !!

  5. How is this an upgrade? But there will always be xiaomi fanboys which will defend their favorite company.

  6. Xiaomi Are u having Lenovo,Alcatel, Panasonic flue????!I don’t know chinese people are buyng this redmi5A or not but im sure indians will stay away from this.
    Don’t launch such outdated products in india.We loved RN4 cuz its unbeatable in specs nd performance at given price But Redmi5A!? Wht will Redmi 4 or 3S prime suppose to do????just name change no upgrade… Disappointed

  7. Looks like Xiaomi has run out of ideas, launching new models every 6 months in the name of upgrade but nothing is upgraded here.

  8. Xiaomi has put a lot of research and development. . And great hard work to make this a true upgrade over previous generation !!

  9. 1.2 GHz ~ Redmi 2 vs 1.4 GHz

    Improved standby time

    4% less battery

    6 gms heavier on plastic shell

  10. How is this an upgrade? But there will always be xiaomi fanboys which will defend their favorite company.

  11. Old wine in a new bottle.. And we want the old comment section back with like unlike button..

  12. Looks like Xiaomi has run out of ideas, launching new models every 6 months in the name of upgrade but nothing is upgraded here.

    1. there is no upgrade…infact battery capacity is now downgraded…and there is minor design change.

    1. Not much of a difference… Don’t know what’s the reason behind launching this..

  13. 1.2 GHz ~ Redmi 2 vs 1.4 GHz

    Improved standby time

    4% less battery

    6 gms heavier on plastic shell

    1. there is no upgrade…infact battery capacity is now downgraded…and there is minor design change.

    1. Not much of a difference… Don’t know what’s the reason behind launching this..