Xiaomi Redmi 5A

The affordable Xiaomi Redmi 5A runs on Android 7.1 Nougat and packs a quad-core Snapdragon 425 chipset The smartphone ships with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage space which can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card Connectivity options include 4G, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, microUSB 2.0 port, and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n along with dual SIM support The device boasts a 5-inch HD screen and is backed up by a Li-Ion 3,000mAh battery Some of the other popular Redmi mobile phones include the Redmi Note 5, Redmi 5 Plus and the Redmi 6A

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Processor : Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
Storage : 16GB
Battery : 3000 mAh battery
Camera : 13MP
Display : 5.0 inches (12.7 cm)
SIM : Dual, Nano-SIM (Dedicated Slot)
Operating System : Android v7.1.2 (Nougat)

Xiaomi Redmi 5A: Pros & Cons

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The Redmi 5A features a solid build quality paired with great performance for the price. It has one of the best cameras in its class. The battery backup is quite decent, and you get a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion.
The Redmi 5A does not come with a fingerprint reader. Furthermore, it still relies on physical UI navigation buttons which aren't as good as the on-screen ones.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Details

Introduction and Display
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is a cut-down variant of the Redmi 5. Although the device looks similar, it lacks the same firepower. On the front, the smartphone sports a 5-inch HD IPS display which does its job decently. This screen offers a 16:9 aspect ratio along with a pixel density of 296 ppi.
Performance and Battery
Under the hood, the smartphone runs a 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 chipset which along with 2GB of RAM which ensures smooth sailing even while working on multiple apps simultaneously or playing games. The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is backed by a non-removable Li-Ion 3,000mAh battery which survives almost 2 days under a single charge.
Storage and Camera
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing unit. While the rear camera, with its LED flash, can be used for low-light photography, the front-facing shooter is ideal for video calls and selfies. For storage, the handset ships with 16GB of internal storage space which can be expanded using a microSD card up to 128GB. 
Platform and Connectivity
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A runs the company's own MIUI 9 wrapped over the Android 7.1 Nougat operating system. The device is available in multiple colour variants and is bundled with various connectivity options which include dual-SIM support, 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth 4.1 and a microUSB 2.0 port. 

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Specifications


Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
Display 5.0 inches (12.7 cm)
Storage 16GB
Rear Camera 13MP
Battery 3000 mAh


Resolution 720x1080 pixels
Aspect ratio 16:9
Display Type IPS LCD
Screen Size 5.0 inches (12.7 cm)
Pixel Density 296 pixels per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Screen to body percentage 69.1 %


Internal 16GB
Expandable microSD Upto 128GB (Dedicated slot)


Water Resistant No
Dimensions 5.5x2.7x0.3 inches (140.4 x 70.1 x 8.4 mm)
Weight 137 grams (4.83 oz)
Colors Gold, Dark Gray, Rose Gold, Blue


Operating System Android v7.1.2 (Nougat)


Selfie 5MP
Rear 13MP
Rear Camera Features LED Flash, Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Touch to focus
Selfie Camera Features Face detection, Touch to focus
Physical Aperture Rear (f/2.2) , Front (f/2.0)
Image Stabilization No
Video 1080p@30fps


Standby Time Upto 8 days
Removable Battery No
Type Li-Ion
Wireless Charging No
Capacity 3000 mAh


Wi-Fi Yes with hotspot
Bluetooth v4.1 with A2DP
Network 4G VoLTE, 4G
USB MicroUSB v2.0
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM Configuration Dual, Nano-SIM (Dedicated Slot)
NFC Chipset No
Infrared Yes


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
CPU 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics Adreno 308
Architecture 64 bit
No of Cores 4 (Quad Core)


Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Fingerprint sensor No
Other Sensors Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor


Speaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm
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