Xiaomi has just launched the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A in Nepal. It is their latest offering in the entry-level budget smartphone category. The Redmi Note 5A is the successor to the Xiaomi Redmi 4A. The price of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A in Nepal is Rs. 17,499. How is the phone? Let’s find out in this initial impressions article.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A has grown in size compared to its predecessor. As such, the phone now has a 5.5″ display but the resolution has stayed the same at 720p. Also, the phone shares the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 425SoC as its predecessor. Here’s a complete rundown of the specs of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A:
- 5.5″ 720p HD IPS Display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 425SoC
- 2GB of RAM
- 13MP Rear camera with flash
- 1080p Full HD Video recording
- 16GB Internal Storage
- 3080 mAh battery
- Dedicated Dual SIM Slot
- Micro-SD Card for storage expansion
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A has got lots of competitors as the sub Rs.20,000 smartphone market is the one which is the most crowded. It mostly competes with Gionee phones as well as entry-level Samsung phones in Nepal. It also competes with one of the Xiaomi’s own smartphone, the Xiaomi Redmi 4x. Which of the two phones is better? Well, let’s save that for another article.
The entry-level Xiaomi phones are the ones that interest me the most. For one, at times, there’s a lot of changes that are brought to the table. At other times, only little changes. In case of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A, apart from the change in display size, very little has changed. It would have been great if we saw a bump in CPU and GPU as well as an upgrade in the front camera.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A is available for purchase from Mi Stores across Nepal. The price of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A in Nepal is Rs. 17,499. What do you think of the phone? Do let us know down below.