Xiaomi has been dominating the budget segment for quite some time now and rightly so. One after the other, Xiaomi has been launching budget smartphones that just fit your requirements perfectly and deliver exceptional value for money.But the one problem that people face with Xiaomi phones is their availability. For some time now, Xiaomi has been relying on the flash sale model to sell its phones in India. This not only helps keep things simple for the company, but also makes it kind of difficult to buy any of Xiaomi’s devices. One such recent offering by Xiaomi was the Redmi 5A. And today, it is going up for pre-orders on Xiaomi store. If you’ve been planning to buy the Redmi 5A, well we’ve got everything you need to know before the sale here.
Redmi 5A Flash Sale: Price, Offers
Redmi 5A instantly gained mass approval, thanks to its aggressive pricing and class leading specs. It is available in two variants – a 2GB RAM/16GB storage model, which retails for Rs. 5,999 and a 3GB RAM/32GB storage model at Rs. 6,999. There are some additional offers which you can avail if you buy the phone through Mi store. Firstly, you can add accidental protection to secure your phone against accidental & liquid damages with Mi Protect, for which prices start at ₹549. Meanwhile Jio is offering ₹2200 Instant Jio Cashback on ₹198/ ₹299 Plan for Jio customers on purchase of this device.Notably, this cashback is not a one-time payout. It shall be credited in the form of 44 cashback vouchers of Rs 50/- each in the MyJio App of the Eligible Subscriber upon performing Recharge on their Redmi 5A device. Additionally, you can also avail free 3-month subscription of Hungama Music, on purchase of the Redmi 5A.
Redmi 5A: Specifications and Features
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is touted as the phone for everyone and it stays true to that commitment. It features a 5-inch HD LCD screen with 18:9 aspect ratio and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, which has proven to be a reliable budget phone chipset over time. As mentioned earlier, it comes in either a 2GB RAM+16GB storage variant or a 3GB RAM+32GB storage variant; although there is a dedicated microSD card slot that can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card. The phone runs Android Nougat 7.1.2 with Xiaomi’s custom MiUI 9 on top. A 3000mAh battery powers the phone, which is claimed by the company to deliver a standby time of up to 8 days. Concerning cameras, the phone features a decent 13MP f/2.2 rear shooter with an LED flash and PDAF. There is a 5MP selfie snapper on the front with f/2.0 aperture. The camera performance on the device is decent, given its pricing. Connectivity support on the phone includes Dual-SIM and 4G VoLTE. It must be noted that you can enable 4G on one SIM at a time.
Are you planning on buying the Xiaomi Redmi 5A? If you would like a little bit extra from your phone, you can also consider the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. Here’s what our experts think about the phone:
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