Xiaomi Redmi 5a was launched on the 16th of October 2017 which is the successor of Redmi 4a. The specifications, features and price has been revealed.

The Xiaomi Redmi 5a bring some quality features at a lower price. It features 5- inch display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processorm. When compared with Xiaomi Redmi 4a, they exhibit a little differences in their feature and they are both cheap as they are known to be one of the cheapest entry-level smartphone out there.

The Redmi 5a has a metallic body unlike Redmi 4a with plastic build. Other than the metallic build, Xiaomi Redmi 5a doesn’t feature any upgrade.

Xiaomi Redmi 5a runs on Android 7.1 Nougat based on MIUI 9 with 5-inch HD resolution IPS LCD display.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor is coupled with 2GB RAM and 156GB inbuilt memory storage expandable up to 256GB using a MicroSD in the second slot.

On the back, it has 13MP F/2.2 camera with LED flash while on the front, it has an improved 5MP F/2.0 camera, users can expect more of quality selfie and better video calling experience.

The phone other features are: Dual SIM, FM radio, Bluetooth, 4G LTE and is backed by 3000mAh battery capacity but the Xiaomi Redmi 4a has an upgraded battery of 3120mAh.

Specifications and Price of Xiaomi Redmi 5a

FeaturesXiaomi Redmi 5a
**NETWORKS:**2G, 3G and 4G LTE
**4G BANDS:**1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
**4G SPEED:**50/150mbps
**SIM TYPE:**Hybrid Dual Nano SIM
**DIMENSIONS:**140.4 x 70.1 x 8.4 mm and 137grams weight
**OS:**Android 7.1 Nougat, MIUI 9
**COLORS:**Gold, Rose gold and Gray colors
**DISPLAY:**IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 5.0 inches and 720 x 1280 pixels resolutions with multi touch support
**CAMERA:**It has 13MP back camera with LED flash and 5MP front facing camera
**BUILD:**Built of Metal
**PROCESSOR:**Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 CHIPSET, Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and Adreno 308 GPU
**MEMORY:**It has 2GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt memory storage and 256GB expandable using a MicroSD
**SENSORS:**Accelerometer and proximity
**BATTERY:**Supports Non removable Li-Ion 3000mAh battery capacity 
**OTHER FEATURES:**4.1 Bluetooth, GPS, Radio, Loudspeaker, 3.5mm audio jack, USB 2.0, Wifi/hotspot
**PRICE:**Xiaomi Redmi 5a costs CNY 599 which is about N32,000 in Nigeria

The phone has a good specifications at a lower price which can be affordable by anyone regardless of your status.

Precious Agbontan

Precious Agbontan

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