Redmi 5A Specifications: Check out Xiaomi Redmi 5A Specifications, features, Redmi 5A Release Date, Redmi 5A Price in India, Flipkart flash sale news – details.

Redmi 5 is the Xiaomi’s latest smartphone in Redmi Series. It was briefly spotted on TENAA dated February 20, 2017, which means that China launch could happen anytime soon. Just like Redmi 4, newest generation will bring Redmi 5 variants like Redmi 5A, Redmi 5 Prime, Redmi 5S, “Desh Ka Smartphone” [made for India] and could of others.

Redmi 5A Specifications

Xiaomi Redmi 5A

Though we are talking a bit too early about Xiaomi Redmi 5A, we thought to let you know about the following details about Redmi 5A smartphone –

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Specifications

We have put forward the complete specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 5A GSMArena here –

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Specifications

Display: 5-inch 1280 x 720 pixels touchscreen display
Pixel Density, Protection: 294 PPI
SoC: 1.4 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon processor
GPU: Adreno GPU
RAM: 3 Gigs of RAM
Storage: 32 GB internal storage, Expandable up to 128 GB, Micro SD card slot
Dual SIM: Yes, with Dual Standby
Main Camera: 13 MP rear camera with LED Flash
Camera Features: PDAF, geo-tagging, Touch focus, Face detection, HDR, panorama
Front Camera: 8 MP front-facing camera
Front LED Flash: No
Software: Android 7.0 Nougat, MIUI 9 OS
Battery: 3220 mAh Li-ion battery
Quick Charging: Yes
Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi tether
Dimensions, Weight:
Features: aGPS, FM Radio, 3.5 mm audio jack, USB v2.0
Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor

Redmi 5A Release Date

Redmi 4A was introduced in the month of November 2016 along with Redmi 4 Prime and Redmi 4 smartphones. So, the Redmi 5A launch as expected happened in Q4, 2017. First, it will be available in China and then later on reaching nearby countries like Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and then finally arrive in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bangladesh, Singapore, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam and Pakistan.

Redmi 5A MIUI 9 update

All the Redmi 5 series phones will get the MIUI 9 update. The 5A model of Xiaomi Redmi will get the MIUI 9 update.


  • Decent specs in accordance with the price
  • Unmatchable specs


No Fingerprint sensor

Best Xiaomi Redmi 5A Alternatives:

The Redmi 5A compete with a number of Chinese smartphones and when arriving in India it will compete with its counterparts like Panasonic smartphones, Lenovo smartphones, and other local brands phones from Swipe Telecom, Micromax, Intex, Xolo, Lava, etc.,. Primarily it serves as a viable alternative to Moto C Plus phone.

Comparison with Other Phones

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Xiaomi Redmi 5A Price in India

Buy Redmi 5A Flipkart

Xiaomi company has always manufactured smartphones in the budget range. The new Redmi phone is also expected to be a pocket-friendly device.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Price in China isn’t known yet. Yet it could be priced nothing more than $130. It will be priced at 999 Yuan.

The device has been listed on Flipkart at an unbelievable price tag of Rs 4,999 and will be sold in India through flash sales.

Redmi 5A Price in India – Rs 4,999Flipkart Buy Now

Redmi 5A Flash Sale

The next flash sale of Redmi 5A phone is on January 11th at 12 noon.

Redmi 5A Cases

The following, we go through some of the best Redmi 5A cases, covers and other accessories.

Redmi 5A Root

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Redmi 5A TWRP Recovery

Follow the process mentioned below to install TWRP recovery on Redmi 5A, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A, Note 5A Prime –

Make sure that you have enabled USB Debugging, backup contacts/SMS/Media/Call Logs and WhatsApp chat history. You should ensure that you have atleast 65% battery on your device and have unlock bootloaders. You will also need to ADB and Fastboot drivers on your device in order install TWRP Recovery on Redmi 5A phone.

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How to Install TWRP on Redmi 5A

Follow the process mentioned below –

  • Download the TWRP recovery image file.
  • Rename recovery file to twrp.img and copy it into the fastboot folder.
  • Go to Fastboot folder and now press and hold the Shift Key and Right Click on anywhere inside the folder.
  • Now when you have done that a pop-up will come up and among that options choose “Open command window here“.
  • Now using the USB Cable and connect your device with your PC/laptop.
  • Execute the following command one by one:
    adb reboot bootloader

    fastboot devices

    fastboot flash recovery twrp.img

  • This will flash the TWRP on your device. Type the following command in order to reboot your device:
    fastboot reboot

With that official TWRP recovery is installed and so it’s the time enjoy flashing mods, custom ROMs with this new recovery tool.