Xiaomi Redmi 5A , which is the successor to Redmi 4A, has been launched in China. The smartphone is packed wirh a smaller 3,000mAh battery, claimed to offer eight days of usage. It runs MIUI 9. Xiaomi Redmi 5A will be available in Champagne Gold, Cherry, and Platinum Gray colour options.
The Redmi 5A is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core chipset clocked at 1.4GHz. The processor is paired with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage.
On the software front, the device will feature a MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat.
In terms of design, the device looks similar to the previous iteration but this time around the company has used a metal body instead of polycarbonate that was used last time. Unlike the Redmi 4A, Redmi 5A’s antenna lines have been pushed to the edges of the device, giving it a clean look altogether.
The primary camera sports a 13 Megapixel sensor with an aperture of f/2.2. The camera comes with common features like HDR mode, panaroma mode and burst mode. For the front camera, the device will use a 5Megapixel sensor with an f/2.0 aperture.
Priced at 599 yuan (Rs 6,000), the device will be up for pre-orders in China from Monday.