40 Pros and Cons of Xiaomi Redmi 5A : Advantages Disadvantages

Pros and Cons of Xiaomi Redmi 5A

Xiaomi Redmi 5A : After a great success of Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite, Redmi now comes with new amazing smartphone Xiaomi Redmi 5A. Redmi Launched this device in 2017 and it has an amazing features and device.

Although Xiaomi Redmi 5A is Much Better within this range, but it has some Pros & Cons which we will discuss in this post below.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A Specifications :

  • Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 9 beta
  • 5.5-inch (13.9 cms) HD (1280 x 720) | Corning Gorilla Glass
  • 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Quad-core 64-bit | Adreno 308 GPU
  • RAM: 2/3 GB.
  • 16/32GB; expandable up to 256 GB with microSD card
  • Front Camera: 5 MP | f/2.0 aperture | 76.4-degrees wide-angle lens | 1.0 micron pixel size
  • Rear Camera: 13 MP | f/2.2 aperture | 1.12 micron pixel size | 5 piece lens | LED flash
  • Battery: 3,000 mAh
  • Weight: 137 g
  • Dedicated Slots For SIM & SD


Introduction : The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is a cut-down variant of the Redmi 5. The device although looks similar but lacks firepower. On the front, the smartphone sports a 5-inch HD IPS display which does its job decently. However, the phone suffers from legibility issues when placed under bright sunlight. It will be available for purchase starting December 7 from the online retailer, Mi.com, Mi Homes and other partner offline channels.

Price : The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is priced at Rs 5,999 for the 2GB RAM/16GB storage variant, but Xiaomi is offering a discount of Rs 1,000 on the smartphone for their first 5 Million customers. This effectively brings down the price of the 2GB RAM variant of the Xiaomi Redmi 5A from Rs 5,999 to Rs 4,999. The 3GB RAM/32GB storage variant of the Redmi 5A is priced at Rs 6,999.

Performance and Battery : Under the hood, the smartphone runs a 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 chipset which along with 2GB of RAM which ensures smooth sailing even while working on multiple apps simultaneously or playing games. The smartphone is backed by a 3000mAh battery and Xiaomi claims it can last up to 8 days on standby and up to 7 hours of video playback.

Storage and Camera : The internal storage in this device has a capacity of 16GB/32GB that can be expanded up to a massive 128GB by inserting a microSD card. The Xiaomi Redmi 5A equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing unit. While the rear camera along with an LED flash can be used for low-light conditions, the front-facing shooter is ideal for video calls and selfies. The rear camera is capable of recording 1080p videos at 30fps and 720p videos at 30fps.

Battery and Connectivity : The Xiaomi Redmi 5A extracts all its required fuel from a massive 3,000mAh Li-ion battery for a decent period of battery backup. The smartphone runs on MIUI9 on top of Android 7.1 Nougat. For connectivity, the Redmi 5A supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and 4G LTE.

Here are some 40 reasons which are selected to tell Pros and Cons or Advantages and disadvantages of Xiaomi Redmi 5A. Please read all and provide feedback at last or if you know any other tell us in comment section.

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20 Reasons to Buy Xiaomi Redmi 5A(Advantages or Pros) :

  • Android 7.1.2 Nougat with MIUI 9.
  • Powerful camera setup.
  • Dedicated Card Slot.
  • 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 quad-core 64-bit and 2/3 GB RAM.
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS,Infrared Port.
  • Two front-facing speakers.
  • Difference in design.
  • MetaL body and Build quality is awesome.
  • Supports VoLTE and Offers Screen Casting.
  • Good Headset.
  • Support external memory.
  • Corning Gorilla Glass.
  • Both Sim supports 4G.
  • 13MP and 5MP Camera.
  • Sleek & Thin Metallic Body.
  • Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
  • Adreno 308 for Redmi 5A
  • Separate slots for both SIM & SD Card
  • Price is too Low as expected.
  • Good Battery Life.

20 Reasons not to Buy Xiaomi Redmi 5A : (Disadvantages or Cons) :

  • No HDMI Connectivity.
  • No 4K Display.
  • Non Removable Battery.
  • No 4K Video Recording.
  • No CDMA Sim.
  • No Optical image stabilization.
  • No Front Flash Support.
  • No Waterproof.
  • No Facial Recognition.
  • No Fingerprint Reader support.
  • No Wireless Charging.
  • No USB- OTG.
  • No USB TYPE-C.
  • No Dual Camera.
  • No Java Support.
  • No NFC Support.
  • No Compass/Magnetometer.
  • No Major Upgradation.
  • No Bluetooth 5 support.
  • Heating Issues

MY Verdict :

Redmi series always sell their phones like hot cake because they offer lots of features under reasonable price. It is also an amazing phone with many attractive features.

All in all we would have to say the Xiaomi Redmi 5A is definitely worth buying. What’s your take on it? Is there a pro or a con that we missed? Let us know in the comments.

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