Xiaomi Redmi 5A (Specifications, Review,Camera, Pros, Cons, Price, RAM, Battery, OS, Size)
- The new improved version of Xiaomi offers users with multiple additional features as compared to 4A. It supports dual SIM – Wi-Fi, VoLTE, 3G, 4G network.
- The processor is Quad Core/ 1.4 GHz speed with built in 16 GB RAM and 2 GB External.
- The battery type supported is 3000m AH and external SD card support. It is supported by Android version v1.7. The overall look is enhanced by its 5 Inches, 1280 X 720 px Screen display.
|Name||Xiaomi Redmi 5A|
|Price (India)||Rs 4,999 (app.)|
|Launched date||24th November 2017|
|Lauched Market||Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkatta|
General Product review
- The developers have also ensured that they have powered it with latest customized OS.
- It still lacks finger print sensor (Like Apple), or other specific upgradation as compared to 4A.
- The phone is also equipped with Card slot for holding Dual SIM so you may not have to look around for second phone for your second number.
- Overall the phone is crafted out of fine metal body to offer with maximum protection against shock and scratch. The slim external body and light weight makes it handy to rest in your palms.
- The battery type is also Non-Rem (3000mAH) which means that you may not have to keep the phone connected to the charger every now and then.
- The camera is equipped wit ha Flash point at the front side and is 13 Mega Pixel type. The video camera is 1080 pixels VR while the Frontal camera is 5 MP lens power.
- All three types are Auto focus so you are not much concerned to focus it when shooting.
- In terms of connectivity the new Xiaomi 5T supports additional Wi-Fi hot spot and Bluetooth along with GPS network (apart from 3G/4G/VoLTE).
- Some other extra specs include pre-installed Music Player, 3.5 mm Head Phone jack pin, FM radio, Video Player etc.
- CPU– The phone is supported by 1.4GHz CPU processing with an extendable size of 2 GHz.
- RAM – The new handset is supported by In-Built RAM equivalent to 2 GB with an extendable up to 3 GB.
- In-Built– Memory – The new device is supported by in built memory equivalent to 16 GB and can be extended to 32 GB.
- The new Xiaomi Redmi 5A is equipped with dual SI slot such that users can make use of multiple SIM for making and receiving calls. This will eliminate the need for users to purchase two phones.
- The ergonomic external boy is offered with slim looks this makes the phone very easy to rest on your palm or even inside your pockets. The overall length of the phone is 8.4 mm.
- The touch screen is also very much responsive to your finger. This offers the phone with best interactive features with users. The screen will also respond immediately to multi touch at the same time.
- The special BIG SCREEN feature (Zoom in) such that within few seconds you can switch to 5 inches zoom in when browsing, reading, or even watching videos.
- The screen offers with 294 ppi resolution so you can experience a very sharp and clear image when watching videos and pictures.
- The camera equipped is also of HD resolution type so it can aid in capturing best picture quality for both video and still. The camera is also ideal for low light image and video. The camera is also equipped with LED flash for low light picture quality.
- The video camera also supports quality HD video recording such that any type of videos can be recorded and viewed by you later on at your own convenience. The video is offered with 1080p X 30fps resolution.
- The frontal camera is a major pick as it is of 5 MP type specially designed for celfie. You can take your own picture and at the same time get involved in video calling with your friends.
- Memory card is supported by the memory/SIM slot. This offers your device with convenience of storing extra data (Pictures/ music/ songs/ videos or even games).
- Its CPU has also been designed to process more number of tasks at the same time without slowing down. The phone is ideally made for performing multiple tasks.
- The RAM is also extended and has a large space as compared to others within this same price.
- In terms of connectivity the phone also supports high upload and download speed. So when connected to the internet you may experience high internet connectivity and data exchange. It supports both 3G as well as 4G network connectivity.
- The WiFi connectivity will also enable users to experience best internet experience along with VoLTE connectivity so the phone is easily compatible to new launched reliance JIO SIM.
- The handset is also Bluetooth supportive such that you can make use of hot spot to connect to internet or other handsets for exchanging data or files at high speed.
- You can also get connected to your Blue tooth headphone and listen to your favorite via Bluetooth hotspot.
- The phone also supports Global Positioning System (GPS), so that other users can make use of this feature to determine your exact location.
- The external body is also supported by 3.5 mm port for easy housing of the headphone jack. You can also make use of this for connecting other devices including headphones and speakers.
- The phone is also installed with accelerometer that is efficient in detecting its vertical and horizontal axis. This means that the magnetic compass tools can work very well along with quality Gyro feature that can be used when enjoying your games.
- The inbuilt video player supports multiple file formats including MP4 and H264. You can watch your favorite video or even listen to your favorite music at the same time.
Features it may lack
- The new Redmi 5A does not offer with compass features. So if you want to make use of this application you may have to look around for other compatible app from play store.
- The battery is also non-removable type. If the phone gets hanged when running or processing then it cannot be switched off by removing the battery from the panel. Once the battery is non-functional then you may not be able to use the phone again.
Sim card Size
- The phone is supported by dual SIM each of nano type (Hybrid) + nano Sim. So you can also make use of a convertible SIM type from 4G to Nano SIM using hybrid slot.
- The camera is also equipped with additional feature like advanced smart phone – Face detection for security, Geo tagging, smile detection, Touch focus and Panorama.
- The phone is small in size with an approximate dimension of 140.4X 70.09X 8.4 mm. the phone is also light in weight equivalent to 137 gms.
- The CPU is snapdragon type with 1.4 Quad Qualcomm 425 processor (MSM8917) 1.4 GHz. The GPU installed is Andreno 308 type and Noughat Android v7.1 OS.
The new Redmi 5A is one of its kind smart phone that is manufactured in India. The new phone is present not supported by Super charger featured. The battery life is long lasting so it is obvious that once fully charged you may not need to charge it for another 8 days.
This makes the phone very much economical. Besides it is one feature that is not offered by any other phone within this price range. The external body is offered with metallic finish but internally it is crafted out of full plastic body. This makes the phone more durable and shock resistant up till certain extent.
The phone is also not equipped with a finger print scanner just like Apple but you can make use of face recognition and other features to compensate this feature. For locking the phone you can make use of pattern lock or numeric codes. You can also purchase the new Xiaomi Redmi 5A in three distinct colors – Rose Gold, Gold and Dark Grey.
The phone is also housed with power On/Off button and volume button at the right side of the phone so you can make use of your thumb to easily switch it on or off or increase and decrease the volume.
You can also make use of its special Mi Remote app – IR-Blaster. This application can be used by users as universal remote. You can switch on or off any electrical remote controlled device using your smart phone.
You need to keep in mind that only smart appliances can be controlled using this IR blaster device app. The handset is also available on most leading Xiaomi Stores across the country. You can also purchase it online via Flipcart or other shopping websites and e-Commerce sites.