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Is Xiaomi Redmi 5A Truly 'Desh Ka Smartphone'?

Is Xiaomi Redmi 5A Truly 'Desh Ka Smartphone'?

As per XDA Developers, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 design is comparable to a variant of the Redmi Note 4 based on the leaks.

The device is expected to come in three variants - 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant priced at 1,200 Yuan (around $175 / €155), 4GB RAM + 32GB storage at 1,400 Yuan (around $205 / €180), and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage at 1,500 Yuan (around $220 / €195). The graphics performance is handled by the Adreno 308 GPU on board. The battery of Xiaomi Redmi 5A smartphone is 3000mAh.

One of the biggest USP's of the previous Redmi 5A was its lasting battery and this time the company claims to have radically improved on that end.

The Xiaomi Redmi Y1 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. For the front camera, Xiaomi used a 5Megapixel sensor with an f/2.0 aperture. In competitive space, the phones have been launched in, the Redmi 5A takes the lead with its pricing strategy. It features a 12 megapixel camera, a 5 megapixel front camera and a 3200 mAh battery.

Battery: If Micromax has beaten Xiaomi in a straight competition it is the battery.

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On the other hand, the Redmi 5 Plus is expected to feature a 5.99-inch screen that will carry support for FHD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and an 18:9 aspect ratio. The phone will have a starting price of Rs 5,999 after the scheme expires, the same price tag seen on Xiaomi Redmi 4A.

Xiaomi has launched its much anticipated "Desh Ka Smartphone", Redmi 5A, yesterday for a price of Rs 3,999. On paper, the Redmi 5A looks far better than the Micromax Bharat 5, but we will wait to check both the devices out personally before we pass a judgment. Thanks to the partnership between the Xiaomi and Reliance Jio, due to which Xiaomi Redmi 5A's 2GB RAM + 16GB storage is priced at Rs 3,999. Software: The phone runs Android Nougat-based MIUI9. It is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, paired with 2GB/3GB RAM. The device comes equipped with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, and a 3.5mm audio jack. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

In comparison, the Nokia 2 retails for Rs 6,999 while the Micromax Bharat 5 at Rs 5,555.

The Micromax Bharat 5 is the latest smartphone in the company's Bharat series.


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