Monday, 11 December, 2017

Reliance Jio is offering Rs 1000 cashback on Xiaomi Redmi 5A

Redmi 5A Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus revealed in pictures ahead of early December announcement
Grady Vargas | 01 December, 2017, 06:41

Redmi 5A has been launched to compete smartphone already in Indian market including JioPhone, Bharat 1, Galaxy J2, Moto C and Nokia 2. If that is indeed the case, the Micromax Bharat 5 could certainly prove to be a lot more popular than its predecessor, even if the rest of the spec sheet doesn't turn out to be as impressive as the Redmi 5A.

Well known phone brand Xiaomi has seen steady growth in the smartphone business year after year. There's nothing new, and that's not a bad thing.

The phone will be available in three colours: Cherry Powder, Champagne Gold and Platinum Silver.

The Redmi 5A is essentially a mild update to the Redmi 4A that was launched earlier this year.

As for the cameras, every budget smartphone manages to perform average and the Redmi 5A seems to be no exception.

Xiaomi " s Redmi 5A smartphone will get a new Reliance Jio plan at Rs 199, which will provide free unlimited calling, 1GB data per day and unlimited SMS for users.

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Speaking of its specifications, Xiaomi Redmi 5A sports a 5-inch 720p HD display. The text and images look sharp though, so there's no complaint on that front. Redmi 5A flaunts a classy metallic matte finish body with storage expansion option with feature like microSD card slot. The device comes in two variants: 2GB RAM with 16GB storage and 3GB RAM with 32GB storage. The chipset will be paired with an Adreno 308 GPU and 2GB or 3GB of RAM.

The device will be powered by a 3,000mAh non-removable battery, which claims to offer up to a whopping 8 days of stand-by time on a single charge.

The phone was initially announced in China last month.

Apart from this, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 would be equipped with a 3,200 mAh of battery capacity. Given the fact that it is a budget phone, it's highly unlikely that it will ever get the Android Oreo upgrade.

While there's a big camp of Android users that prefer stock Android experience, there are also fans of customized UI layers that several OEMs ship their phones with. With its specifications and features, it offers more than the other smartphones available in the market now. On the front, there's an improved 5-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture. However, as per the rumors, the phone to feature an 18:9 aspect ratio display. There's nothing exceptional about the camera as per the initial testing, just that it is better than most of the competition so a fair win for Xiaomi in the segment. As part of the offer, the Redmi 5A buyers will have to recharge their Reliance Jio number with Rs 199 pack for the period of 12 months.

Redmi 5A will go on sale in India starting December 7 from Flipkart and Mi.com/in. The launch of this entry-level Xiaomi phone has been speculated for a while now and finally, it's here in India.

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