Xiaomi's entry-level smartphone, the Redmi 5A which was launched at an introductory price of Rs 4,999 will now cost you Rs 5,999 for the base variant.
While launching the phone, Xiaomi had mentioned that the introductory price would be valid for the first 5 million units and it seems like the company has already reached that mark within 3 months of its first sale.
Taking to its Twitter handle to announce the news, Xiaomi stated that the 16 GB variant with 2 GB of RAM will continue to be available on Mi.com and Flipkart at its new price.
— Redmi India (@RedmiIndia) March 11, 2018
In terms of specifications, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A features a 5.0-inch HD IPS LCD display panel. The company has packed a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC clocked at up to 1.4 GHz along with Adreno 308 GPU to handle graphics-intensive tasks. The phone comes in two variants, the base variant packing 2 GB RAM with 16 GB internal storage and the second one packing 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage. Xiaomi has given users the option to expand storage up to 256 GB using an external microSD card via a dedicated microSD card slot.
The Redmi 5A also comes with a 13 MP sensor camera sensor with f/2.2 aperture and Phase Detection Auto Focus on the back of the smartphone. The phone gets a 5 MP camera module with f/2.2 aperture on the front for selfies. The device is powered by a 3,000 mAh non-removable lithium-ion battery.
We have already reviewed the smartphone and concluded that it is one of the best entry-level smartphones money can buy.