Xiaomi Redmi 5A: 5 unique features of Xiaomi's latest offering

Xiaomi Redmi 5A made in India entry-level phone for masses launched, price starts at Rs 4999

The new Redmi phone dubbed "Desh Ka Smartphone" is manufactured in India.

As expected, Xiaomi has officially launched their latest budget smartphone Redmi 5A in India. In fact, if you peel away the body of the Redmi 5A, you will find the innards of the Redmi 4A, nearly entirely, apart from a few things.

For Xiaomi, Redmi Note 4 continues to be the best-selling smartphone in India as the company shipped approximately four million units in the third quarter. The Redmi 5A, in fact, is the most powerful phone that money can buy at its low price point, and has a build quality to match if not better some of the more expensive phones in its price segment: a lot like its predecessor phone, the Redmi 4A.

Going by the sales figures of the Redmi 4A, Xiaomi should have no issues hitting the five million mark in a few quarters.

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As far as the design is concerned, both the devices come with a plastic design. The Redmi 5A has a metallic matte finish on the back that's smooth to the touch and because the rear seamlessly wraps around its front, the phone feels all the more comfortable in the hands. The Xiaomi Redmi 5A utilizes capacitive buttons which are placed below its display, and speaking of which, the phone's display is quite compact, it measures 5-inches, and we're looking at an HD (1280 x 720) panel here.

The Redmi 5 will be powered by a 1.8 GHz octa-core processor which is coupled with 2GB/3GB/4GB RAM. Secondly, Xiaomi is also introducing a 3GB RAM/32GB storage version of the Redmi 5A in India. The smartphone comes with a 2+1 slot, meaning that you will be able to work with two SIM cards and a microSD card simultaneously. On the front, it has a 5MP camera which comes with f/2.0 aperture. The Redmi 4A is backed by 3,120 mAh battery which provides for a usage of a day to 14 hours. That comes out to just $77, making the Redmi 5A Xiaomi's most affordable handset to date. The Xiaomi Redmi 5A was originally announced in October in China, so this is not exactly a brand new smartphone, but it's new for the Indian smartphone market.

In terms of cost, Xiaomi Redmi 5A has been priced at Rs 5,999 and Rs 6,999. Xiaomi is also rolling out a model with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage, which will be available for ₹6,999.

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

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