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Lucy Eva is a content writer in Paylessdeal for 4 years, and a part-time contributor focused on the news and features attached to technology. She is always being excited about technology, especially about smartphones.

February 21, 2018

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Mobile Phone Review

Redmi 5A featuring fully-laminated 12.7 cm 5-Inch stunning HD display, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 425 64-bit Quad-core processor, 3000mAh battery with up to 8 days standby time, and 13MP brilliant camera. With its 5MP front-facing camera, you can also capture beautiful group photos and scenic shots on the all-new Xiaomi Redmi 5A 16GB mobile phone. And most importantly, this smartphone from Xiaomi is available at super exciting prices.

The whole box contains Redmi 5A mobile phone, USB cable, power adapter, warranty card, and instructional guide.


Xiaomi is one of the best budget smartphones around which offer a range of features and let you enjoy all the necessary things you do every day. Let’s take a look at its most prominent features.

  • 5-Inch HD display
  • 1280x720 resolution & 296 PPI
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 Quad-core processor
  • Android Nougat 7.1.2 OS
  • 13MP main Fast-focus Camera
  • 5MP front-facing Camera
  • 2GB/3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage (expandable Up to 128GB)
  • 3000mAh powerful Li-Polymer battery
  • Dual SIM + Dual Standby
  • VoLTE Supported
  • Infrared, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, and Ambient Light Sensor
  • Media Support: MP4, M4V, MKV, XVID, WAV, AAC, MP3
  • Colors: Gold, Rose Gold, Dark Grey


Xiaomi Redmi 5A offers various benefits to their users, which are described below.

  • Xiaomi Redmi 5A 16GB mobile phonesseem beautiful and nicely built at first look. These phones are not only sleek in design but are lightweight as well.
  • The phone contains fast focusing 13MP primary camera that assists in capturing clear and crisp photos.
  • Its 5MP Selfie shooter is also capable of taking high-quality group photos with f2.0 big aperture. Other features include face recognition and selfie countdown.
  • The Redmi 5A is loaded with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 425 64-bit quad-core processor, which is perfect for daily use and performs well even playing graphics-rich games.
  • The Redmi 5A smartphone includes Android Nougat operating system with MIUI 9 running on top. And hence, it not only offers you the advantages of MIUI 9 such as Second Space, App Lock, and App Vault, but it also lets you enjoy Android Nougat features i.e. Mono audio, People Search, Split-screen functionality, and better Notification Management, etc.
  • It also supports dual SIM cards at a time, so you can change your network according to your preferences, as well as a microSD card for data storage. Through the microSD, you can increase storage up to 128GB.
  • Extra features of Xiaomi Redmi 5A included SMS (threaded view),MMS, Email, Push Mail & MI as well as photo/video editor and a document viewer.


As far as negatives are concerned, the device is lacking in the following.

  • When it comes to the availability, the bad news is that the device is not widely available worldwide.

While the audio output of the Redmi 5A is great, the sound gets muffled due to the poor placement when it's placed on its back.


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