Xiaomi Redmi 5A Goes On Sale Today

Pablo Tucker
December 7, 2017

On the other hand, the Redmi 5 Plus for the Black and Gold color variants are priced at $249 (approximately Rs 16,000) while the Blue and Pink color variants are priced at $259 (approximately Rs 16,500). The Redmi 5 Plus is expected to be bigger than this.

Xiaomi is bringing with new Redmi 5, the Full view display design in the low budget smartphone segment.

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Redmi 5/Redmi 5 Plus.

Getting back to the price leak, the smartphones were recently listed on AliExpress, where the the Redmi 5 price was mentioned as $199.99 (roughly Rs. 12,900) for the 2GB RAM and 16GB storage model.

The company launched two variants of the Redmi 5A in India.

Image of the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus were revealed days ahead of its 7 December launch. The 3GB RAM and 32GB storage at ₹6,999. The chipset will be Snapdragon 450 - a 14nm process unit with octa-core CPU and Adreno 506 GPU. The pricing scheme of both the devices make the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus among the cheapest smartphones in the market to sport 18:9 aspect ratio. Additionally, the company also promoted the launch of the Xiaomi Redmi 5, with a few video teasers. Both these phones will replace the Redmi 4 and Redmi 4 Prime that are on sale both in China and India.

Under the hood, it has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, a 4GB RAM, a 64GB storage expandable up to 128GB via microSD card, a dual 12MP+12MP wide-angle/telephoto rear camera with 26mm lens and f/2.2 aperture / 50mm lens and f/2.6 aperture, 2X optical zoom, 1.25µm large pixels and dual-LED (dual tone) flash, a 5MP front-snapper, and a 3,080mAh battery. Like the Redmi 5, the Redmi 5 Plus also runs on Android 7.1 Nougat with MIUI 9 on top. Specifically, Xiaomi has installed a 3300mAh battery into Redmi 5 while the Redmi 5 Plus features a larger 4000mAh battery.

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