#DeshKaSmartPhone Redmi 5A launched

Today, 30th of November, Manu Kumar Jain (the Managing Director of Xiaomi India) launched the much awaited #DeshKaSmartPhone Redmi 5A. Company claims that they did lot of groundwork to understand the perspective & need of people, who reside in small towns. Hence, the smartphone which can satisfy the need of small town users can be termed as Desh Ka SmartPhone.

Redmi 5A is available on Mi Store, Flipkart and also at Mi offline partners. Currently, Gold & Grey colors of 2GB RAM + 16GB internal storage are available on Flipkart. First sale is on 7th December, 12 noon.

Redmi 5A Price

  • 2GB RAM + 16GB internal storage: 4999
  • 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage: 6999

Redmi 5A Quick Specs

  • 5″ 720p HD Display
  • Snapdragon 425 quad-core Processor
  • 2 Variants: 2GB + 16GB and 3GB + 32GB
  • 3000mAh Battery
  • Camera: 13MP Rear & 5MP Front
  • IR Blaster: Remote for TVs, Set-top Boxes, Air Conditioners, Speakers, etc.
Redmi 5A has Metallic matte finish
Redmi 5A has Metallic matte finish

Redmi 5A & Reliance Jio Offer

All Redmi 5A users can avail an additional cashback of 1,000 cashback through Reliance Jio ‘Better Together Offer’!

Redmi 5A & Reliance Jio Offer
Redmi 5A & Reliance Jio Offer
  • Xiaomi DeshKaSmartphone customers shall get 1000 Cashback after 12 months of continuous recharge with 199 Plan. Recharge to start immediately after activation of the device.
  • 199 Plan will give customers Unlimited Data [28GB 4G Data at High speed, 1GB daily limit], Unlimited Voice calls [Local/STD/Roaming], Unlimited SMS, 28 days validity.
  • Customer will get Cashback vouchers worth 1000 in the form of 10 vouchers of 100 denomination immediately at the end of 12 months.
  • Cashback vouchers will be credited to the customer’s account and will be visible under My Vouchers in MyJio app.
  • These vouchers can be redeemed, one at a time, against recharges of 309 & above plans and against 201 & above data add-ons, via MyJio app before 30th Nov 2019.
  • Scheme Validity: Phones sold & 1st recharge done from 5th Dec 2017 to 30th Nov 2018.
  • This special 199 plan will be available for the customer’s first 12 months only.

Means, in case of 199 plan; users will get 1388 (2388 – 1000) back from their recharges.

Specific Features

  • Xiaomi India has claimed that Redmi 5A is truly designed for India. In it, you can store all your favourite movies and music because it has a dedicated microSD slot along with 2 SIM slots, expandable up to 128GB!
  • Apart from this, like Mi A1, Redmi 5A smartphone also comes with a Dual pyrolytic graphite sheets for improved heat management and to diffuse heat quickly on the phone. It has a power charger to support voltage up to 380v, which can withstand sudden surge or decrease.

Redmi 5A is a successor of Redmi 4A, which was launched in March and sold over 4 million units till date. In just 8 months!

Charging – The basic problem we all face in our smartphones while chatting, surfing, etc., on internet. Therefore, to resolve this issue, Xiaomi India has launched Redmi 5A with 3000mAh of battery. Company has tested battery life, let’s take a look:

  • Standby: Up to 8 days
  • Music Playback: 21 Hrs 15 Mins
  • Video Playback: 7 Hrs
  • Gaming: 6 Hrs 25 Mins
  • 3G Talk Time: 21 Hrs
  • Hd Video Recording: 8 Hrs 45 Mins
  • FHd Video Recording: 7 Hrs 48 Mins


Operating System MIUI 9
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 64-bit quad-core processor
Storage 16GB / 32GB internal, Up to 128GB microSD storage (Dedicated slot)
Battery 3000mAh(typ) / 2910mAh(min)
Display 5-inch (12.7cm) HD Display
Colors Gold
Rose gold
Dark grey
Rear Camera 13MP
Single LED flash
Face recognition
Real-time filters
Front Camera 5MP
Selfie countdown
Facial recognition
Video Capture 1080p/720p video, 30 fps
720p video capture, 30 fps
Dimensions 140.4 mm x 70.1 mm x 8.35 mm
Weight 137 g
SIM card Dual Nano SIM
Connectivity 801.12 b/g/n, 2.4GHz Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 4.1/HID
GPS Navigation & Positioning GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
Sensors Infrared
Ambient light sensor
Proximity sensor
Nishant Patil

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