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Redmi 5A: Unboxing and first impressions

04 December 2017, 12:48 | Camille Rivera

Redmi 5A

Redmi 5A

Under this partnership, called Better To Offer, the device will now be available at a price of Rs 3,999 and Rs 5,999 respectively.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A smartphone features a 5-inch display with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels.

Xiaomi launched the entry-level Redmi 5A in India today.

In addition, Reliance Jio has also partnered with the Xiaomi Redmi 5A and is offering a cashback of Rs 1,000.

Priced at Rs 5,555, the Bharat 5 directly competes with Xiaomi Redmi 5A in India. It has 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and on the front is also a same camera along with flash.

On the comparison grounds, the Bharat 5 gets the power from a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor that is coupled with 1GB RAM and 16GB storage space. To avail the offer, Redmi 5A users will have to recharge with Rs 199 every month for the next 12 months. The phone has been announced in two variants - 2GB RAM paired with 16GB storage and 3GB of RAM mated to a 32GB ROM - with the entry model being announced with a price tag of 5,999 while the 3GB RAM variant will retail for 7,999. Redmi 5A will be available in three colours Rose gold, Gold, and Dark grey and has a metallic matte finish. This one is expected to come with a dual camera setup at the back, featuring a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor.

If the latest report is anything to go by, Indian fans will get Rs 1,000 cashback on purchasing the "Desh ka Smartphone" touted as the Xiaomi Redmi 5A. The graphics performance is handled by the Adreno 308 GPU on board. For the front camera, Xiaomi used a 5Megapixel sensor with an f/2.0 aperture. It comes with 2GB/3GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB of internal storage, and expandable storage up to 128GB via microSD. The device comes equipped with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, and a 3.5mm audio jack. The highlight of Micromax Bharat 5 is it's 5,000mAh battery, said to offer a standby time of 500 hours. The Redmi 5A supports Infrared, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, and Ambient light sensor. People who purchase the phone will get 50GB free data from Vodafone. A 3000mAh battery completes the package. Redmi 5A runs on Xiaomi's native MIUI 9, based on Android 7.1 Nougat. After the introductory scheme expires, Xiaomi will sell the device at Rs 5,999 for the base variant and Rs 6,999 for the higher 3GB/32GB variant.



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