Redmi 5A sales cross 1 million units within a month of launch

Manu Kumar Jain, Xiaomi, (India head), has tweeted that the company sold more than a million units of its Redmi 5A entry-level smartphone within a month of its launch.

The smartphone is available in two variants – 2GB RAM + 16GB storage, and 3GB RAM + 32GB storage – and can be purchased both online and offline.

The Redmi 5A was released in India on December 7, priced at Rs 5,999 and Rs 6,999 for the 2GB RAM and 3GB RAM variants, respectively. Soon thereafter, the 3GB RAM option became available offline too, with the price going up to Rs 7,499.

The 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, and is powered by a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC.

In the camera department, the smartphone bears a 13-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.2 aperture, coupled with LED flash and PDAF on the back.

On the front, the Redmi 5A has a 5-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture. There’s a dedicated microSD card slot (up to 128GB) as well.

Connectivity options on the smartphone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, Infrared, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a Micro-USB port.

Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and a proximity sensor. It runs on a 3000mAh battery, with 5V/1A charging, rated to deliver up to 8 days of standby time, and 7 hours of video playback.


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