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Xiaomi Redmi 5A

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INTRODUCTION

Xiaomi Redmi 5A
Xiaomi Redmi 5A

Xiaomi has been gaining popularity throughout the year because of its two budget phones that have almost replaced every other smartphone in their price range. Though the existing ones are still in demand, it is been confirmed that Xiaomi is coming up with another affordable device. The Redmi 5A is a budgetary phone which is a successor of Redmi Note 4A.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A will be a quad-core processor powered phone to run on Android 7.1.1 with 2GB RAM and backed by 3000 mAh battery. The phone has been released os of the fourth quarter of 2017. It will be available in four color variants like Gold, Pink, Gray, and White. The phone targets the budget segment of Android users.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Design and Display
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Design & Build

Similar to its predecessor, Xiaomi Redmi 5A will be covered with an acrylic panel on the rear side. The edges are rounded that gives a decent look to the phone. The primary camera with a flash is placed on the rear side and the front camera with a speaker is placed on the front top. The microphone is on the lower side of the screen. The volume controller and power buttons are placed on one side of the phone. The phone measures 153 x 76.2 x 7.59mm in dimensions and weighs approximately 150 grams. The panel, weight and the size of the device are comfortable for anyone to carry easily in hand.

The Redmi 5A comes with 5.5-inches of HD IPS LCD Capacitive screen of 720 x 1280 resolutions and with a pixel density of 294 ppi. The screen gives a clear display and having an HD one at an affordable price is still a good choice. Xiaomi phones have always been good with sunlight legibility, so youshouldbe able to use your phone even in bright daylight.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Gaming Performance
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Gaming Performance

Redmi 5A houses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor clocked to 1.4GHz. This is accompanied with 2GB of RAM to enable smooth functioning of the phone. Though the processor is not fast, for its price, it is one of the best performers that come with Snapdragon. The internal memory of the device would be 16GB which is further expandable upto 32GB via microSD card. If you do not use the phone for multiple applications, then the default internal memory would be enough to survive. It might be loaded with Adreno 308 GPU.

Like all the other smartphones from Xiaomi, Redmi 5A might come with the functionality of dual SIM. The two SIM slots are of Nano type and are enabled with 4G internet connectivity and VoLTE too. Places where the Redmi 5A fails is the internal memory. With just 16GB of internal storage, out which only 12GB is available for the user, this doesn't look like a good deal.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Camera
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Camera

The cameras are the major selling features for any phone and therefore, Xiaomi offers the best in the price segment. The primary camera on the rear side of the phone is of 13MP with LED flash which can click great pictures to create wonderful memories. The secondary camera is of 5MP without LED flash and can be used for selfies as well as video calling. The cameras have features of face detection and touch to focus.

Redmi 5A also support video recording of 1080p at 30 frames per second.

It is not confirmed about the types of audio and video files that the phone can play. The device will come with 3.5mm audio jack and radio by default.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

Xiaomi has always tried to provide best working batteries to their consumers. Though Redmi 5A is a budgeted phone, it is backed with 3000 mAh battery that will last for more than a day when used moderately. The battery is non-removable.

The internet connectivity bands for Redmi 5A are not yet confirmed but leaked sources confirm 4G connectivity with VoLTE and EDGE. Among the wireless connectivity options, GPRS, GPS, Wifi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, Hot Spot, etc are few expected to be enabled for the phone. The wired options include micro USB v2.0, 3.5mm Headphone Jack, etc.

Few of the sensors that the phone would include are Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, and Fingerprint.

PROS AND CONS

Xiaomi has always tried to hold its market in the budgeted segment by introducing one device after the other. Like the predecessors, Redmi 5A will also create a competitive market for the company. The phone is encompassed with many exciting features which are actually not available in other competing smartphones.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Good quality processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 5.5” of HD display
  • Works on Android v7.1
  • Big battery of 3000 mAh
  • Cameras seem to be pretty good
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • Processor can be improved to octa-core
  • The expandable memory option can be increased

  • img-ques What networks will the phone be capable of connecting to?
  • img-ans It can connect to 4G LTE conforming to VoLTE networks. It will have support of 3G HSPA/UMTS and 2G EDGE/GPRS cellular networks.
  • img-ques Will the phone Dual-SIM supportive?
  • img-ans Yes. The phone will support Dual Nano-SIM and there will have a dedicated microSD card slot to expand storage by up to 256GB additionally.
  • img-ques Which chipset and processor does this device will be powered by?
  • img-ans The device will be powered by Quad-core 1.4GHz processor, SoC will be equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 660.
  • img-ques What are the miscellaneous connectivity options?
  • img-ans The connectivity options present in the device will be Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ ac (2.4/5GHz), Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.2, Micro-USB Port, A-GPS, FM Radio, microSD slot, and earphone jack 3.5mm.
  • img-ques What OS is present in the phone? Will it receive OTA updates?
  • img-ans The upcoming device OS will run on Android v7.1.2 Nougat pre-installed. Yes. it will roll out software updates to Android v8.0 Oreo.
  • img-ques What camera resolutions will be present in device?
  • img-ans Based on rumors, the camera will feature 13MP rear-camera and 5MP front-camera with LED flashlight.
  • img-ques What will be the device’s battery capacity?
  • img-ans The device will be packed up with 3000 mAh non-removable Li-ion battery.
  • img-ques What will be the dimensions?
  • img-ans It will measure the dimensions 140.44×70.14×8.35mm (L x W x T).
  • img-ques How much the device will weigh?
  • img-ans The device will be weighed around 137g.
  • img-ques How much memory will the device have?
  • img-ans According to China’s TENAA website, xiaomi redmi 5A will feature 32GB internal storage and 3GB RAM.
  • img-ques What is the type and size of the display?
  • img-ans Redmi 5A’s display will have 5-inches HD screen with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
  • img-ques What is the expected colour options for the device?
  • img-ans There are no. of different colour options to choose from: black, rose gold, gold, white, blue, red, pink, gray, and silver.