Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi introduced its new Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A smartphone in China and has been unveiled in two models (Standard Edition and High Edition) with three RAM and memory storage space version in total – the base variant (2GB RAM+16GB storage space).
It is priced at CNY 699 (around Rs. 6,700), whereas the other two premium versions with the 3GB RAM+32GB storage space version priced at CNY 899 (around Rs. 8,600) and the 4GB RAM+64GB storage space version priced at CNY 1,199 (around Rs. 11,500) and all three versions will go on sale via Mi.com and JD.com from Tuesday. All three smartphone had been made accessible in Champagne Gold, Rose Gold, and Platinum Silver colour options.
Talking about the features, the smartphone sports a sleek metal unibody, antenna bands at the back, single camera setup, and capacitive navigation buttons in the front. The USB Type-C port and dual speaker grilles are positioned at the bottom edge, and the 3.5mm audio jack is placed on the top edge and the premium version have a fingerprint scanner placed at back.
The new Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A runs on the newest MIUI 9 software and has two SIM slots (Nano +Nano) with another dedicated microSD slot for memory expansion and also sports a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display. It is motorized by the Snapdragon 425 SoC with 2GB of RAM and Adreno 308 GPU and internal storage space is at 16GB which can be expanded further using the dedicated microSD card slot (up to 128GB).
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A sports a 13-megapixel rear sensor with LED flash support, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, HDR mode and real-time filters. At the front, there is a 5-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and also has a 3080mAh battery that is rated to proffer 35 hours of call time and 11 days of standby time. The dimensions of the base model of the smartphone are 153×76.2×7.5mm and it weighs 150 grams. Connectivity options comprise 4G, Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, and GPS + GLONASS.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A higher version made accessible in two RAM/ storage space version variants – 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage space and 4GB RAM/64GB storage options. The premium version is also motorized by the Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor with Adreno 505 GPU and the front camera is upgraded to a 16-megapixel 76-degree wide-angle sensor with an independent soft light flash, f/2.0 aperture, and real-time beauty filters during video calls.