Xiaomi Redmi 5A Review

Let's find out if Redmi 5A aka 'Desh Ka Smartphone' is up to the standards Xiaomi has set so far.

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Xiaomi Redmi 5A

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This year, Xiaomi has been extremely focused on the Indian market and releasing budget phones which consumers shall find excellent value for money. Xiaomi recently released the successor to Redmi 4A in the Indian market – Redmi 5A, and they are calling it the ‘Desh Ka Smartphone.’ Xiaomi Redmi 5A starts at Rs 4,999 in India for 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage and goes all the way up to Rs 6,999 for 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. Interestingly the Rs 4,999 price tag for the 2GB RAM/16GB internal storage variant will be only valid for the first five million devices. Afterwards, the price will increase to Rs 5,999. Interestingly, storage may not be much of a problem for the users as both the variants feature a separate microSD card slot. Last but not least, Xiaomi Redmi 5A is the cheapest smartphone Xiaomi has ever launched in India.



  • Specifications7.1

  • Design & Build6.5

  • Call Quality7.3

  • Primary Camera6.0

  • Battery Life7.4

  • Display5.8

  • Performance4.9

  • Software & UI7.0

  • Secondary Camera4.8


At first, Xiaomi Redmi 5A seems to be a value for money smartphone, and till now its performance has been up to our expectations. Since we are in the process of reviewing the handset, we shall come up with our final verdict in the coming days.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A 2GB/16GB
Key Features

  • Processor
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
  • RAM
    2/3 GB
  • On-board Storage
    16/32 GB
  • Sim Type
    Dual Sim (Nano)
  • Screen Type
  • Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • Pixel Density
    296 ppi
  • Screen Size
    5.0 inch

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Features & Specifications

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Xiaomi Redmi 5A Call Quality Review

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Xiaomi Redmi 5A Software & UI

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Xiaomi Redmi 5A Camera Review

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Xiaomi Redmi 5A Battery Life

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Xiaomi Redmi 5A Price

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Xiaomi Redmi 5A Photo Gallery

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