Xiaomi is all set to launch its next smartphone; the Redmi Note 5A at an event in China on August 21st, Monday at 7:30 pm. The smartphone will be unveiled in the presence of Bin Lin, Chairman, and CEO of Xiaomi. The smartphone was listed on Chinese certification site TENNA with a model no. MDT6 and MDT6S which indicates that the phone will be unveiled in two variants.
Further, the TENNA listing suggests that the Redmi Note 5A; a trim down variant of the regular Redmi Note 5 may sport 5.5 inches 720p display and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 with Adreno 308 GPU coupled with 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM which will be further expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. It is expected that the phone will runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MIUI 9 on the top. This would be a Hybrid Dual SIM smartphone which expected to be feature 13MP rear and 5MP front camera respectively. The phone may also equipped infrared sensor and a 3000mAh Li-ion battery.
While the second variant of the phone Redmi 5A Prime; the bigger option is likely to pack a larger display at 5.5 inches 720p display with Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 with Adreno 505 GPU. There is 3GB RAM and 16GB ROM which will be further expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. It is expected that the phone will runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MIUI 9 on the top. This would be a Hybrid Dual SIM smartphone which expected to be equipped with 16MP rear and 13MP front camera respectively with LED flash on both the optics. The phone may feature the infrared and fingerprint sensor with 3000mAh Li-ion battery.
The connectivity option in both the phones include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS. Both the phones may adhere the same dimension and weight. The phones will be measured at 153.1 x 76.3 x 7.3mm and weigh around 150 grams. Both the smartphones seem to be the entry level contenders and likely to be priced at INR 10,000. We shall know more details about the Redmi Note 5A on 21st, the coming Monday, stay tuned.