Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A to launch today: Price, Specifications and everything we know so far

By Karthekayan Iyer | Published on 21 Aug 2017
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A could be the replacement to Redmi 4 smartphone announced last year. The smartphone is expected to be available at a starting price of Rs 10,000.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A to launch today: Price, Specifications and everything we know so far

Xiaomi will announce Redmi Note 5A, the next entry-level smartphone from the company at an event in China later today. The handset could be the replacement for its best-selling Redmi 4 handset and its design and specifications have been revealed ahead of the official announcement.

The Redmi Note 5A first leaked in the form of retail packaging last month and it was followed with official renders from Xiaomi's CEO on Weibo, China's microblogging platform. The handset seems to sport a design similar to existing Redmi series and might launch in a wide array of colours. The handset has already received certification from China's TENAA and the listing has confirmed the features of the device.

The TENAA listing suggests that the Redmi Note 5A will feature a 5.5-inch 720p HD display and will be powered by either a Snapdragon 425 or Snapdragon 430 SoC. The Redmi 4 is also powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 430 chipset so there is a possibility that Xiaomi will stick with Snapdragon 430 for the Redmi Note 5 as well. The smartphone is expected to arrive in two storage options: a 2GB RAM variant with 16GB storage and 3GB RAM variant offering 32GB internal storage.

On the camera front, the 2GB RAM variant of the Redmi Note 5A is tipped to sport a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera setup. The 3GB RAM variant might get even better camera configuration with the 16MP rear shooter and 13MP selfie shooter. The front camera is expected to offer dedicated flash for low-light selfies. The handset is also expected to sport a dedicated SD card slot as opposed to a hybrid SIM slot found on the company's existing Redmi devices.

The rumours suggest that the Redmi Note 5A will be 7.3mm thick and support WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, IR blaster and 4G VoLTE. The fingerprint sensor is expected to be available only on the 3GB RAM variant. The Redmi Note 5A is expected to retail at a starting price of 1,000 Yuan (about Rs 10,000).

logo
Karthekayan Iyer

email

Advertisements

Trending Articles

Advertisements

LATEST ARTICLES View All

Advertisements

Hot Deals View All

Samsung Galaxy M31 (Ocean Blue, 8GB RAM, 128GB Storage)
Samsung Galaxy M31 (Ocean Blue, 8GB RAM, 128GB Storage)
₹ 16999 | $hotDeals->merchant_name
Redmi 9 Prime (Matte Black, 4GB RAM, 128GB Storage) - Full HD+ Display & AI Quad Camera
Redmi 9 Prime (Matte Black, 4GB RAM, 128GB Storage) - Full HD+ Display & AI Quad Camera
₹ 10999 | $hotDeals->merchant_name
Redmi 9A (Sea Blue 3GB RAM 32GB Storage)| 2GHz Octa-core Helio G25 Processor | 5000 mAh Battery
Redmi 9A (Sea Blue 3GB RAM 32GB Storage)| 2GHz Octa-core Helio G25 Processor | 5000 mAh Battery
₹ 7499 | $hotDeals->merchant_name
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (Interstellar Black, 6GB RAM, 64GB Storage) - 64MP Quad Camera & Alexa Hands-Free Capable
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (Interstellar Black, 6GB RAM, 64GB Storage) - 64MP Quad Camera & Alexa Hands-Free Capable
₹ 15499 | $hotDeals->merchant_name
DMCA.com Protection Status