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Xiaomi Redmi 5A Specs

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Specs

Date Released: 2017, November

DisplayTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.0 inches, 68.0 cm2 (~69.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~296 ppi density)
BodyDimensions140.4 x 70.1 x 8.4 mm (5.53 x 2.76 x 0.33 in)
Weight137 g (4.83 oz)
BuildFront glass, aluminum body
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
CameraPrimary13 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Secondary5 MP, f/2.0
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
MemoryExternal SlotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal32 GB, 3 GB RAM or 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
NetworkTechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Available ColorGold, Dark Gray, Rose Gold, Blue
PlatformOSAndroid 7.1.2 (Nougat)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425
CPUQuad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 308
SoundAlert TypesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm JackYes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.1, A2DP, LE
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Infrared portYes
FeaturesSensorsAccelerometer, proximity
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM

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Xiaomi Redmi 5A Reviews

Xiaomi Redmi 5A was announced last November 2017 and release as well as available in the market a month after it was announced December 2017. Another Redmi series is offered by the Xaiomi Company where continue to impress on their very affordable smartphone devices with great specs and features. Though Xiaomi brand is known in selected countries especially in China. It has awesome specs and features that able to compete with another brand name.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Specs has a screen size of 5.0 inches, having a 720 x 1280 pixels 16:9 ratio and 296PPi density for the resolution specs. The screen glass doesn’t build with any protected materials, so it is prone to line scratch. Better to put some screen protector to take care the screen of Xiaomi Redmi 5A. Xiaomi Redmi 5A runs with the new update of the Android version 7.1.2 Nougat and 1.4GHz Quad-core processor. Having a variant of 2GB RAM with 16GB internal memory or 3GB RAM with 32GB internal memory. Choosing between the two will also matter the prices of the Xiaomi Redmi 5A and most likely goes with this is: the higher the memory capacity the more it’s expensive.

The Xiaomi Redmi 5A Specs has a camera quality of 13MP f/2.2 phase detection autofocus and LED flash for the primary or the main lens. Together with the features of the following: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, and panorama. The second or the front camera has only 5MP f/2.0 quality without LED Flash. For video quality recording it has 1080p@30fps. Xiaomi Redmi 5A has a dedicated mic for noise cancellation to deliver a good call quality.

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As for the Connectivity, WIFI, Bluetooth, GPS, Infrared port, Radio, and USB port is available. However, Xiaomi Redmi 5A doesn’t have fingerprint scanner just like the other Xiaomi devices. Accelerometer, proximity is the only available specs and features of the Xiaomi Redmi 5A. It is built with a non-removable Li-Ion 3000mAh battery capacity and 4 color variation to choose by the user.


  • Android version 7.1.2 Nougat with a 1.4GHz Quad-core processor
  • RAM and Internal memory variation with expandable external memory up to 256GB via MicroSD card.
  • Camera quality both front and back


  • No fingerprint scanner supported
  • Non-removable battery
  • Not fast charging features supported.
  • USB Type-C


Design look and Feel - 57%
Specs and Performance - 62%
Best Android Phones - 63%



Xiaomi Redmi 5A is one of the most affordable smartphone from Xiaomi with a great specs that you can enjoy specially for gamer.

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