The Xiaomi Redmi 5A will sell for Rs. 500 more offline than via online channels
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A will soon be available offline via select brick-and-mortar stores across India. Xiaomilaunched two variants of the smartphone that are available on Flipkart, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores, of which the 3GB RAM/ 32GB inbuilt storage variant will hit offline partners. The 2GB RAM variant can be expected to be available via Mi partner stores as well. The 2GB RAM variant is available online and via Mi Home stores for a price of Rs. 4,999 (including the Rs. 1,000 introductory discount), while the 3GB RAM version can be bought online and at Mi Home stores for Rs. 6,999.
As we mentioned, the 3GB RAM variant of the Xiaomi Redmi 5A will be sold across major Mi preferred stores for a price of up to Rs. 7,499, according to a company spokesperson. This retail price is up to Rs. 500 more than the launch price of Rs. 6,999, and would vary on the discretion of the retailer.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A specifications
To recap, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A has a dual SIM (nano+nano) slot and runs MIUI 9-based on Android Nougat. The smartphone sports a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display. It is powered by a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, coupled with 2GB/ 3GB of RAM.
In the camera department, the Redmi 5A bears a 13-megapixel rear sensor with an f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, and LED flash. The front of the device sports a 5-megapixel sensor with an aperture of f/2.0. The smartphone comes with 16GB/ 32GB inbuilt storage expandable via a dedicated microSD card slot (up to 128GB). There is also a 3000mAh battery under the hood.