Published: Sun, December 03, 2017
Industry | By Dora Warner

Xiaomi Launches Desh Ka Smartphone Redmi 5A For Rs 3999

Xiaomi Launches Desh Ka Smartphone Redmi 5A For Rs 3999

The 5000mAh battery on the Micromax Bharat 5 also doubles up as a power bank with the help of USB OTG support. Interestingly, this comes a day after Xiaomi launched the "Desh ka smartphone" Redmi 5A. The minimalistic design of Redmi 5A makes it look more like other Redmi smartphones, which isn't a bad thing at all.

The Bharat 5 is the most expensive budget offering in the Bharat-series yet. The Redmi 5A comes with a highly efficient Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC and 2/3GB LPDDR3 RAM.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is regarded as the best selling smartphone in India and is available via both Flipkart, Mi.comand other retail stores. Here's our quick first impressions.

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Before it lost out to its Chinese competitors, Micromax was among the top smartphone manufacturers in the country.

Despite competitive hardware, it's tough to topple the Rs 4,999 priced Redmi 5A from Xiaomi.

Xiaomi has partnered with Reliance Jio to give its customers the most out of Redmi 5A.

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Eagerly AwaitedDual Power. Dual Fun. It packed in a 2,500mAh removable battery. Xiaomi Redmi 5A features a 5-inch HD display with a pixel density of 296 ppi. At this price point, keeping only a single gig of RAM is disappointing.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A is priced at Rs 4,999 for the 2GB RAM and 32GB storage variant and Rs 6,999 for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage model. Briefly using the device, I found that basic apps like message and gallery open without any hiccups.

The 5-inch Redmi 5A comes with a metallic matte finish and features a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion. After the first 50 lakh units get sold, the company has mentioned to sell it for Rs 5,999. The Redmi 5A gets its strength from decent 3,000 mAh battery offering 8 days of standby time and runs on Android Nougat operating system wrapped under MIUI 9. Since this is a quick review, we couldn't test out the battery life, so you will have to wait for our in-depth review on that.

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Redmi 5A comes equipped with a 13MP rear camera with Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) for fast focusing and a f/2.2 aperture that guarantees excellent picture clarity.

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