Xiaomi Redmi 5A phone will go on sale today in India via Flipkart and Mi.com, though at different times in the date. Flipkart flash sale starts at 12 PM IST, while the Mi.com flash sale starts at 2 PM IST. The very popular budget Redmi 5A phone has been amongst the top-selling mobile phones across price brackets, both globally and in India, since its launch in China in October last year. The smartphone arrived in India a month later, in November 2017, and if you’d recall, its starting price at that point in time was Rs. 4,999 – an Rs. 1,000 introductory discount that ended in March 2018.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Sale Offers in India, Price
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A price in India starts at Rs. 5,999 for the 2GB RAM/ 16GB internal storage variant and goes up to Rs. 6,999 for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB internal storage variant. Both variants will be available during Thursday’s flash sales. In contrast with Flipkart, Mi.com is offering the Xiaomi Redmi 5A with a few offers – 15 percent SuperCash cashback from MobiKwik, up to Rs. 2,000, 10 percent cashback up to Rs. 150 from Paytm, Rs. 700 discount on domestic flight tickets and Rs. 2,200 discount on international flights from Ixigo, an Rs. 2,200 cashback from Jio on Rs. 198 and Rs. 299 recharges, and a free 3-month subscription to Hungama Music.
Xaomi Redmi 5A specifications
Xiaomi Redmi 5A dual-SIM runs MIUI 9 based on Android 7.0 (Nougat), and sports a 5.00-inches, 68.0 cm2 display 720 pixels by 1280 pixels with a pixel density of 296ppi. It is powered by a Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 with 2GB or 3GB of RAM. The Xiaomi smartphone bears a 13 MP rear camera with a f/2.2 aperture, coupled with LED flash and PDAF. On the front, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A has a 5 MP camera with a f/2.0 aperture.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A comes with 16GB or 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded via microSD card up to 128GB0 with a dedicated card slot. The smartphone connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, Infrared, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a Micro-USB port. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and a proximity sensor. The smartphone runs on a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery, with 5V/1A charging, rated to deliver up to 8 days of standby time, and 7 hours of video playback.