The Chinese electronics multinational – Xiaomi Inc. is going to officially launch its keenly awaited Redmi Note 5A on 21st August. While today, the firm is starting the pre-orders for its middle-ranged Redmi 4 with the starting price of Rs. 6,999, and the Redmi 4A for Rs. 5,999 in India, the launch of Redmi Note 5A will add another feather to the cap of this Chinese conglomerate. Ahead of the official China launch, the CEO of Xiaomi – Lei Jun also has posted a series of spectacular images of the approaching Redmi Note 5A, which have given some glimpse of the upcoming handset.
Redmi Note 5A is the successor to company’s popular budget phone – the Redmi 4A which was launched in March this year. In an official event on Thursday, the Chinese company confirmed that the much-awaited smartphone –the Redmi Note 5A would hit the market on August 21, at 7:30 PM in an event in China. For now, Xiaomi is planning to make its upcoming smartphone available only to the Chinese market. However, soon they will bring the handsets to other markets including India in the coming months. As shown in the pictures, posted by Xiaomi CEO, the Redmi Note 5A is expected to come in four colour variants including grey, gold, pink, and white.
Though the specs and features of the phone are yet to be revealed officially, the latest listing of the phone on Chinese certification site TENAA has given us some hints about the premium specs of the phone. According to TENAA listing, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A is likely to bear a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display. Under the hood, it will be powered by Snapdragon 425 processor, coupled with 2GB of RAM. On the storage part, the phone will boast a16GB of inbuilt storage with an expandable storage option of up to 128GB. With dual-SIM support, Redmi Note 5A is also expected to run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MIUI 9.
On the camera department, Redmi Note 5A is listed to host a 13-megapixel camera with LED flash in the rear panel, alongside a 5-megapixel front camera. Moreover, an infrared sensor is also listed to come with the upcoming handset of Xiaomi. Measuring 153.3×76.3×7.31mm and weighing roughly 150 grams, the phone is expected to be backed by a 3000mAh battery. As per pricing, the Redmi Note 5A is likely to be tagged with CNY 999 (nearly Rs. 9,600) and will be available in the market from Monday itself.