Review Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A: new level of budget smartphones – price,...

Review Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A: new level of budget smartphones – price, release date, comparison with Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X

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Review Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A: new level of budget smartphones - price, release date, comparison with Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X

Xiaomi doesn’t stop to release new smartphone this year. The Chinese manufacturer pleases their fans with new design, powerful hardware and interesting features for budget smartphone.

It’s no secret that presentation Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is being prepared, but nobody expected the Chinese company will release Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A so quickly. The specifications of new smartphone leave positive emotions: dual rear camera, a pumped-up processor and increased display diagonal (in comparison with Xiaomi Redmi 4A).

In this article we collected all information about new smartphone, and also compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A with Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X. It will be interesting.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Features

At the very beginning of this article, we wrote that Xiaomi company is doing a great job this year, but it has not been confirmed by any facts. In the last quarter, Xiaomi shipped more than 23 million smartphones. This is 70% more than the same period last year – an excellent result.

Review Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A: new level of budget smartphones - price, release date, comparison with Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X

It seems that this result is not enough for them, since the qualitative specifications of their new smartphones continue to raise the bar. We suggest that you want compare the specs of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A with another middle class phone Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X, which was introduced in early 2017.

Comparison specifications of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A and Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X
Screen: 5.5 inch, IPS-matrix, Full HD resolution

Processor: 8-core chip Snapdragon 625 with a working frequency of 2 GHz

Graphics Accelerator: Adreno 506, frequency 650 MHz

RAM: 4 GB

ROM: 64 GB with memory card support

Antutu: 75000 scores

Dual SIM card

Fingerprint reader: yes

Cameras: dual main camera – 13 MP + 12.2 MP, aperture f/2.0, front – 5 MP sensor, aperture f/2.2

Housing material: plastic + glass + metal

Colors: gray, black, gold, pink

Battery: 4100 mAh, non-removable, fast charging

OS: MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1.1

Price: $180

Screen: 5.5 inch, IPS-matrix, Full HD resolution

Processor: 8-core chip Snapdragon 625 with a working frequency of 2 GHz

Graphics Accelerator: Adreno 506, frequency 650 MHz

RAM: 3/4 GB

ROM: 15/32/64 GB with memory card support

Antutu: 65000 scores

Dual SIM card

Fingerprint reader: yes

Cameras: main camera – 12.98 MP, aperture f/2.0, front – 5 MP sensor, aperture f/2.2

Housing material: plastic + glass + metal

Colors: gray, black, gold, pink

Battery: 4100 mAh, non-removable, fast charging

OS: MIUI 8 based on Android 7.1.1

Price: $130

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A: Design

We know that Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A will go on sale because of insider photos that have leaked into the network. They show boxes from the future budget “monster” Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A.

It should be noted that the design of the box has changed. Earlier all Xiaomi smartphones came to their customers in a white cardboard case, while Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A will come in red. Not to say that this is so important, but not to mention this fact is impossible.

Nothing about the design of this smartphone can not be said, because we don’t see live photos Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A. We can only assume that design of new smartphone will not change radically. If we do not know anything about the design of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A, we were kindly provided by the insiders. If you compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A with Xiaomi Redmi 4A, then the budget line smartphones jumped forward for a long distance.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Screen

The phone will receive a quality display: IPS-matrix, Full HD resolution, glass 2.5D, diagonal 5.5 inches. Screens of this quality can rarely be found on devices with price under $180. The same type of display is used on other Redmi smartphones beginning from Xiaomi Redmi Note 3.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Performance

In terms of performance, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A also has everything in order. New smartphone will work on  chipset Snapdragon 625 developed by Qualcomm. This processor combines eight cores with ARM Cortex-A53 architecture (up to 2.0 GHz). For the graphics is responsible Adreno 506, which shows itself quite well in games.

Review Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A: new level of budget smartphones - price, release date, comparison with Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X

The speed of the Internet connection is provided by X9 LTE ​​cellular modem. There will be 4GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory.

In benchmark performance test Antutu, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A should have about 70000 scores. It is decent  result for budget smartphone. For example, the same Xiaomi Redmy Note 4X provides the same result.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A camera

The main feature of new smartphone is dual main camera from OmniVision. The main camera consist of two sensors: OmniVision OV12A10 at 13 MP and OV13880 at 12.2 MP. On paper, everything looks very good, so we expect great photos, something similar to Xiaomi Mi5.

The front camera has 5-megapixels sensor from Samsung. If specifications of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A are confirmed, then we will have the best camera phone in the segment up to $180.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Battery

The battery life of smartphone is unlikely to be different from Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. There is 4100 mAh battery with fast charge function and energy-efficient processor. Smartphone will be able to work for two days.

We also assume that Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A will run the new version of Android and MIUI 9.0.

Review Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A: new level of budget smartphones - price, release date, comparison with Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A price, release date

It is difficult to say when Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A will be released. There is no official statements from Xiaomi. If you take into account all the leaks and photos of smartphones, then release date Redmi Note 5A should be expected already this quarter.

As for the price, we expect about $180. We look forward to the release of this phone, since its specifications are really interesting.

Source: indianexpress