Xiaomi Redmi 5A Launched in India On Dec 7 at Rs 4999

Delia Watkins
December 4, 2017

So you can buy Redmi 5A for Rs.4, 999 and Rs.6, 999 at any of nearest stores in India.

It will be available in two variants - 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage. The graphics performance is handled by the Adreno 308 GPU on board. It has a battery backed by a 3000mAh, and the phone will have a standby 8 days of battery life.

One of the biggest USP's of the previous Redmi 5A was its lasting battery and this time the company claims to have radically improved on that end. That aside, it packs a large 5,000 mAH battery. The dual-SIM smartphone comes with 4G VoLTE support. For the front camera, Xiaomi used a 5Megapixel sensor with an f/2.0 aperture.

So, how do Micromax Bharat 5 and Xiaomi Redmi 5A stack up in terms of features and specifications?

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On the camera front, the Redmi 5A sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF, LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, burst mode, panorama mode, HDR mode, and more. on its back, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies with f/2.0 aperture lens. But the Micromax Bharat 5 is a clear cut victor when it comes to battery life. Bharat 5 with its 5.2-inch display with HD resolution scores higher than the Redmi 5A. Unlike other Xiaomi phones, the device has a dedicated micro SD slot. The phone is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC. Xiaomi Redmi 5A smartphone comes with 2GB RAM and 3GB RAM with 16GB internal storage and 32GB storage. We compare this offer to some "effective price" deals offered by other manufacturers and talk about how Xiaomi has done a good job with its marketing of the Redmi 5A. The device comes equipped with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, and a 3.5mm audio jack. The latest entry to the list is Micromax Bharat 5 - the successor to the Bharat 4.

Both the smartphones run the Android Nougat OS out-of-the-box but the Redmi 5A is topped with the company's latest MIUI 9 that gives it many new features such as the new Mi Video app, Split Screen, app shortcuts and more.

Xiaomi has launched its much anticipated "Desh Ka Smartphone", Redmi 5A, yesterday for a price of Rs 3,999.

Micromax Bharat 5 costs Rs 5,555. Vodafone customers with 1 GB data plan will get complimentary 10 GB additional data for next five months.

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