Published: Thu, August 17, 2017
Science | By Hubert Green

Redmi Note 5A teased on Weibo may launch today

Redmi Note 5A teased on Weibo may launch today

Recently, TENAA listing revealed key specifications of the standard Redmi Note 5A. Redmi 5X has Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset clocked at 2.0 GHz with Adreno 506 GPU.

In terms of connectivity, the device supports Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, TheaterMax, microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go and Global Positioning System.

The dual SIM supported Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A is expected to run on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat with the company very own MIUI 9 skinned on top of it.

The premium variant of the duo is said to feature a fingerprint sensor on board. There could be two variants of the phone- 3GB/4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB ROM.

Redmi Note 5A teased on Weibo may launch today
Redmi Note 5A teased on Weibo may launch today

The leak suggests that the Redmi Note 5 could come with 5.5-inch 1080p screen alike its successor and reportedly be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor. While the Redmi Note 4 is launched at Rs. 9,999 / 999 Yuan, the upcoming Redmi Note 5A will start retailing at even lower price. There's 16GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB through microSD cards.

With the Redmi Note 5A, the company seems to offer the smartphone with a bigger display at a much more affordable price. The device measures 153.3 x 76.3 x 7.31 and weighs 150.23 grams.

Before we start talking about the Redmi Note 5A's design, do keep in mind that Xiaomi will probably release two variants of the device, the Redmi Note 5A will be inferior to the Redmi Note 5A Prime / Pro, even though the two handsets will be identical in terms of the design, well, nearly identical. There is also a high-end variant with the model numbers MDT6S and MDE6S. Talking about the image, it shows the device featuring a fingerprint scanner and in many colors. Although, we can expect to see a difference in internal storage space and RAM. On the optics front, the handset is pegged to sport a 13-megapixel primary camera with LED flash at the rear end and a 5-megapixel shooter at the front to make video calls and take selfies. Rest of the device specifications remain same on all the four variants.

However, up until now, we didn't have any official confirmation on this matter.

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