The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A was finally unveiled in China and it will go on sale via Mi.com and JD.com from Tuesday. The first smartphone to launch in the Note 5 series that succeeds last year’s popular Note 4 line comes in two versions – Standard Edition and High Edition with three RAM and memory variants in total. The base version of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage is priced at CNY 699 (around Rs. 6,700). The two other premium versions are priced at CNY 899 (roughly Rs. 8,600) for 3GB and 32GB storage, and CNY 1,199 (almost Rs. 11,500) for 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The 3GB RAM and 32GB variant and the 4GB with 64GB version come with fingerprint sensors while the base model of the Redmi Note 5A does not.
All three Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A editions will be available in Champagne Gold, Rose Gold, and Platinum Silver colour options. Common features include a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280) display and a Snapdragon 425 SoC and an Adreno 308 GPU. Internal storage is expandable up to 128GB. There’s a 13-megapixel rear sensor with LED flash support, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, HDR mode, and real-time filters. At the front, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A has a 5-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. It packs a 3080mAh battery that is rated to offer 35 hours of call time and 11 days of standby time. The dimensions of the base model of the smartphone are 153×76.2×7.5mm, and it weighs 150 grams. Connectivity options on the Redmi Note 5A include 4G, Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, and GPS + GLONASS. Sensors on board include infrared, gyro, acceleration, distance, ambient light, and compass.