Xiaomi Redmi 5A now available in Rose Gold color option
With an eye to Valentine's Day celebration, Xiaomi has made available the Rose Gold variant of the popular Redmi 5A budget smartphone in India. Besides the new paint job, the device does not carry any changes in terms of specs or pricing.
After the Xiaomi Mi A1 was launched in Rose Gold color option, Xiaomi's most affordable Redmi 5A has also been treated with the same paint job. The Rose Gold variant was initially announced during the launch of the Xiaomi Redmi 5A, but after waiting more than a month the new color variant has made its way to India. The Rose Gold color variant joins the party with the other two color options: Gold and Dark Gray.
The new color variant of the Xioami Redmi 5A is available on Flipkart, mi.com as well as across all the retail channels. It goes with the same price tag as that of any other color variants. The 2GB RAM+16GB internal storage model retails at INR 4,999 while 3GB RAM+32GB internal storage model is priced at INR 5,999. After the initial 5 million units are sold, the top end model will be available for INR. 6,999 without the ongoing subsidy of INR. 1,000. Xiaomi recently announced that it has already sold over 1 million units of the Redmi 5A, making one of the fastest selling smartphones from Xiaomi. Buyers on Flipkart with Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card can avail extra 5 percent off while the Jio customers will be eligible for INR. 1,000 cashback if they do a recharge of INR 198 for 12 months.
Besides the Rose Gold paint job, there is absolutely no change in the specs and features of the handset. As usual, the handset features a 5-inch HD 720p display and a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC clocked at 1.4GHz. Under the hood, situated is 2GB/3GB RAM along with 16GB/32GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.
The Redmi 5A is equipped with a 13MP camera at the back f/2.2 aperture, PDAF and LED flash. Up front, a 5MP selfie camera is attached. A 3,000mAh battery supplies power to the device in order to keep it on. MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat handles the software side of things. The Rose Gold color option adds more vibrancy to the Redmi 5A line, especially during the time of Valentine's Day. The new color option is a sure game to attract younger customers in India- a county where Xiaomi has seen a stupendous growth dethroning Samsung from the number one spot amongst the top smartphone vendors.
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