Xiaomi has mixed its Redmi Note 4 and 4A range and launched its new Mobile Redmi Note 5A in three variants i.e., of 2GB, 3GB and 4GB RAM, which ranges from Small range segment to budget mobile range.

Launch Offers and Availability:

The mobile has been launched in China. The mobile is expected to come in Indian market by September. Since it is expected that this mobile will be available online as its predecessor.

The Indian price of the mobiles has not been announced. However, in China price of mobiles are as follows: 2GB RAM CNY699/-; 3GB RAM CNY 899/-; 4GB RAM CNY 1199/-. So, the expected Indian price could be around Rs. 7,000/-, 9,000/- and 12,000/- respectively

Main Competitor:

Since the mobile is launched in 3 variant, two market range mobile has come to the competition. We have tried to have one competitor for every variant.

  1. For Redmi Note 5A (2GB) vs Moto C Plus priced at Rs. 6,999/-
  2. For Redmi Note 5A (3GB) vs its own Redmi 4 3GB variant priced at Rs. 8,999/-
  3. For Redmi Note 5A (4GB) vs Lenovo K8 note priced at 12,999/-

Operating System and processor:

All the variants comes with Android 7.0 (nougat). For the 3GB and 4GB variant, the processor is snapdragon 435 octa core whereas for its 2GB variant it is snapdragon 425 octa core. Snapdragon 435 has better performance and is a successor to its 425 processor.

The variants comes with 16, 32 and 64 GB respectively internal storage and can be extended upto 128GB with dedicated SD card slot.

Display, camera and video:

All the mobile comes with 5.5 inch HD display (1080×720)

The 2GB variant comes with 13MP main camera with flash and 5MP front shooter. The other variant has same rear camera but has 16MP front camera with soft flash. Also the 16MP front camera can capture HD video.

Body, Battery and Weight:

The mobiles comes with 3080mAh battery and it is claimed that once fully charged can give 35 hours of talktime

It weights around 150g

SIM variant:

All the variant supports dual Nano SIM and has a dedicated SD card.

Special Features:

  1. HD video recording from front camera.
  2. The 3GB and 4GB variants contains fingerprint sensor at the back


Mobiles Redmi Note 5A (2GB) Moto C Plus Redmi Note 5A (3GB) Redmi 4 (3GB) Redmi Note 5A (4GB) Lenovo K8 Note
Price Rs. 7000/- 6999/- 9000/- 8999/- 12000/- 12999/-
Rear Camera & Front 13 & 5MP 8 & 5MP 13 & 16MP 13 & 5MP 13 & 16MP 13+5 & 13MP
Display 1280X720 1280X720 1280X720 1280X720 1280X720 1920X1080
Processor Snapdragon 425 Mediatek Quad Core Snapdragon 435 Snapdragon 435 Snapdragon 435 10 core processor


Redmi Note 5A is a good options when compared with its predecessors. However the high variant though cheap by Rs. 1000/- from Lenovo K8 note, Lenovo K8 note is a better options.

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