The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A will be officially released at a press event on August 21 which was confirmed earlier by the company’s CEO Lei Jun and co-founder Bin Lin. Now the company’s CEO Lei Jun has revealed some details about the configuration of the upcoming entry level smartphone Redmi Note 5A on Chinese social networking website Weibo.
According to him, the Redmi Note 5A will be the first Redmi device which will have two dedicated SIM slots and a dedicated slot for microSD one, it would support up to 128GB. In the past both the Redmi Note 3 and Redmi Note 4 had hybrid slot. The smartphone will also sport a front-facing camera with a flash which would give users better results in darker environments. On the rear, the base variant will sport a 13MP camera with LED flash and the front-facing camera will have a 5MP sensor for the selfies, video-call, etc.. And The better-specced variant will sport a 16MP camera with LED flash and the front-facing camera will have a 16MP sensor.
The Redmi Note 5A will feature a 5.5-inch screen with HD (1280 x 720) display. The device will be available in two variants, one will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage, another variant will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. Both variants could extend their storage via MicroSD card. It will pack a 3080mAh battery and will be running on Android Nougat 7.1.1 underneath the latest MIUI 9.
The device will be available in the Gold, Rose Gold and Grey color variants. As for dimension, the smartphone will have 153 × 76.2 × 7.59 mm and weight around 150gm. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A will start from ¥1,000 ($150).