Redmi 5A

[Review&Unboxing] Here is What Media Wants to Say About Redmi 5A

2017-12-03 09:07:37
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Hello Mi Fans
Xiaomi has recently launched a new in India - Redmi 5A #DeshKaSmartphonefor Mi Fans who seek budget and awesome performance. This smartphone has been recently trending on many media houses. In this thread,we have covered what media has to say about #DeshKaSmartphone. So let's get started!

Despite having a much smaller offline network than the competition, Xiaomi has managed to overcome the challenges of running an online-first sales model in India to become the runaway leader in the online space. As more and more people grow comfortable with buying online, they turn to brands like Xiaomi for the sheer value on offer.Today, we’re reviewing Xiaomi’s most affordable product in India – something that Xiaomi calls the ‘desh ka smartphone’. The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is the follow-up to the Redmi 4A that was launched earlier this year. Not much has changed, but the small changes will help in keeping the phone current. Thanks to its price tag of Rs 5,999.

By Deccan Chronicles
Xiaomi is riding high on its successful Redmi series smartphone in India, and currently enjoying the title of being the No. 1 smartphone manufacturer in the country. After their runaway-hit Redmi Note 4, the Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A were responsible for gathering moolah for the company. However, the year is about to end, which means that it's now time for a major revamp for the old heroes of the entry-level series. The Redmi 4A seems to be the first one to get all the love, which redresses itself with a new name, the Redmi 5A. We have the 2GB/16GB variant of the Redmi 5A on our desk and here are our initial thoughts about this ‘Desh ka smartphone,’ as Xiaomi puts it.The Redmi 5A is essentially a mild update to the Redmi 4A that was launched earlier this year. In fact, if you peel away the body of the Redmi 5A, you will find the innards of the Redmi 4A, almost entirely, apart from a few things. The Redmi 5A runs on the same Snapdragon 425 chipset underneath, same as the Redmi 4A, and even retains the same set of camera sensors — a 13MP sensor for the rear and 5MP for selfies.Redmi 5A doesn’t sport fancy 2.5D glass on its 5-inch LCD display for scratch resistance.

By India Today Tech

Xiaomi is touting the Redmi 5A as 'Desh ka Smartphone' or a smartphone that has been designed from grounds up for India. It is directed towards first-time Internet users and users who are looking to switch from a feature phone to a smartphone, without having to spend a fortune on a good handset. Much like the JioPhone, the Bharat 1, the Galaxy J2, the Moto C and the Nokia 2. Unlike the JioPhone, the Bharat 1, the Galaxy J2, the Moto C and the Nokia 2, however, the Redmi 5A doesn't compromise much in terms of hardware specs; it doesn't compromise much in terms of looks and feel either. The Redmi 5A, in fact, is the most powerful phone that money can buy at its low price point, and has a build quality to match if not better some of the more expensive phones in its price segment: a lot like its predecessor phone, the Redmi 4A.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Launched With 13MP Camera, Starting at Rs 4,999
By News18

Xiaomi today added another offering to its budget segment smartphones - the Redmi 5A, at a starting price of Rs 4,999. The 5-inch Redmi 5A comes with a metallic matte finish and features a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion. Xiaomi also claims that the Redmi 5A will be able to offer up to 8 days of standby time. The successor to the Redmi 4A, Redmi 5A has been launched in two storage variants.As for its specifications, Redmi 5A sports a 5-inch HD display and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor. The phone comes with a 2+1 card slot that supports simultaneous use of two 4G nano-SIM cards and a microSD card up to 128GB. Redmi 5A houses a 3000mAh long-lasting battery and comes equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera with Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) and an f/2.2 aperture. At the front, there is a 5-megapixel selfie shooter.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A First Impressions
By Gadgets360

Xiaomi today refreshed its most affordable smartphone model, the Redmi 4A (Review), with a new generation. Touted as India's new "desh ka smartphone", the Redmi 5A is just as impressive in terms of specifications, bringing some serious firepower to the Rs. 5,999 price point. The ability to deliver solid specs at low prices has worked extremely well for the company so far, but now the big gimmick is essentially a massive company-sponsored subsidy on the first five million Redmi 5A units it sells, bringing the price down to Rs. 4,999. We've seen countless introductory offers before, but this one is undoubtedly going to cause a massive rush of prospective buyers when it goes on sale on December 7.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A with 5-inch HD display, Snapdragon 425, 3000mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 4999
By Fonearena
Xiaomi just launched Redmi 5A, the company’s latest budget smartphone in India, as expected. The phone packs a 5-inch HD display. There is a black border round the screen, which looks a bit weird. The phone is powered by a Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 Mobile Platform, similar to the Redmi 4A. Running on Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) with MIUI 9 on top, it has a 5-megapixel camera on the front with f/2.0 aperture. It doesn’t have backlit capacitive touch buttons, but there is a tiny notification LED below the home button that is hardly visible when it’s off.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A first impressions: Budget phone at Rs 4,999 that offers a lot more
By Indian Express

Xiaomi has seen steady growth in the smartphone business year after year. This year, in particular, has been great for the Chinese startup with it moving to the top slot in India with 23.5 per cent of smartphone shipments which ties it with long-time market leader Samsung, according to IDC.Last week, Xiaomi detailed plans to launch a phone that’s going to be the biggest surprise in the Indian smartphone industry. In its announcement on Thursday, Xiaomi announced the Redmi 5A in India which it likes to call as ‘Desh ka Smartphone’. The budget phone has been ‘Made in India’, and the base variant of the Redmi 5A sells for Rs 4,999. Though it’s not much different from the company’s past phones in the budget segment (remember the Redmi 4A?), this time the price makes a big difference. Xiaomi says it will start shipping the device from December 7 through Flipkart, Mi.com/in, and the company’s own stores and preferred partners.

Xiaomi's 'Desh Ka Smartphone' Redmi 5A debuts in India; price, specs, launch offer and more
By IB Times

Xiaomi's 'Desh Ka Smartphone' Redmi 5A comes in two variants with prices starting at as low as Rs 4,999, but for limited period. Read more for complete specifications, availability and price details. After days of '#DeshKaSmartphone' teasing, Xiaomi has finally unveiled the new device dubbed as the Redmi 5A in India on November 30. Xiaomi Redmi 5A flaunts sturdy shell on the back with metallic matte finish and on the front, it sports a 5.0-inch HD LCD screen.Under-the-hood, the Redmi 5A comes packed with a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core, Android v7.1.1 Nougat-based MIUI 9, 2GB/3GB RAM, 16GB/32GB storage with up to 128GB storage via dedicated microSD in addition to two separate SIM slots, which was sorely missed in the predecessor Redmi 4 series. It also comes with a 3,000mAh battery, which is capable of running the phone for 8 days under standby mode, the company claims.

As far as the camera is concerned, it houses a 13MP shooter with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), LED flash support and on the front, the Redmi 5A features a 5MP snapper with f/2.0 aperture, Pro & Smart Beautify applications.


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meetgour | from Redmi Y1


Nice..... thanks for sharing...
2017-12-03 09:09:42

Master Bunny

FF8 | from app


affordable one, for beginner.
2017-12-03 09:17:15

Rookie Bunny

Bunny1660642698 | from Redmi 3S


supar Thanks for information
2017-12-03 09:20:54

Pro Bunny

1639174813 | from Redmi 3S


nice information
2017-12-03 09:36:59

Mi Community Helper

Manjeet dahiya | from Redmi Note 4


2017-12-03 10:02:26

Master Bunny

Gobinda4 | from Redmi 3S


thanks for sharing
2017-12-03 10:29:40

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Rajput {RV} | from Redmi Note 4


super phone
2017-12-03 10:54:15

Mi FC President

PHATEH007 | from MI 5


True Indian smartphone
2017-12-03 11:08:36

Master Bunny

Biju Dandsena | from Redmi 4


nice thanks for the information
2017-12-03 11:28:08

Pro Bunny

Vikram Bhadoriya | from Redmi Note 3


yeah that's nice but what I think is that xioami india is effective and
impressive in low budget smartphone
but why they are only pushing effirt for budget phones as the marker of xiaomi has increased alot they should now push themselves in high quality phones
2017-12-03 12:36:50
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