Xiaomi Redmi 5A hits India

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus revealed in pictures ahead of early December announcement

However, Xiaomi says this Rs 4,999 price tag is only for the first five million units, after which the Redmi 5A will start at Rs 5,999. This year, in particular, has been great for the Chinese startup with it moving to the top slot in India with 23.5 per cent of smartphone shipments which ties it with long-time market leader Samsung, according to IDC.

The other big USP of the Micromax Bharat 5 is said to be a dual-camera at the rear.

Xiaomi announced it's latest budget offering, the Redmi 5A in India.

Redmi 5A is the predecessor of Redmi 4A which was launched in Pakistan a year ago and now priced at Rs. 12,249. Storage can be further expanded up to 128GB with an external memory card. It sports the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset, and the base variant includes the same amount of RAM and internal storage, as the base variant of the Redmi 4A did. On the front, it has a 5MP camera which comes with f/2.0 aperture. There's another variant of the smartphone, with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, which is priced at Rs. 5,999. Moreover, it will have a powerful battery of 3,200 mAh capacity. The customers will then get 10 vouchers of Rs 100 each by the end of 12 months.

Battery - The battery life of Redmi 5A is a bit less than its predecessor Redmi 4A.

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While the Redmi 5A is officially priced at Rs 5999 for the 2GB/16GB variant, Xiaomi has chose to grant a Rs 1000 discount to the first 5 million buyers.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A comes with 5-inch HD IPS LCD display and runs on MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1 Nougat. Xiaomi Redmi 5A has a metallic matte finish, and will be available in three colours: Dark grey, Gold and Rose gold. Both the devices will be up for sale exclusively from Flipkart.

Other Features - Redmi 5A supports 4G LTE, VoLTE and USB OTG. Interestingly, it also features an IR blaster which is a kind of surprising given its price.

With Prices starting at Rs. 4,999/- for the 2GB + 16GB version, a 3,000mAh battery and a 13.0-megapixel camera, the Redmi 5A is poised to take on the mantle of the Desk Ka Smartphone.

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