Redmi Note 5A Retail Box Leaked – Specs, Price, Launch, Comparison and More


Within a week of the Redmi Note 5 leak, a couple of images of a retail box units of Redmi Note 5A got leaked online. Not only box but even the specifications were leaked of the Redmi Note 4 successor.

The images leaked online has a Note 5A printed on a red coloured retail box with the official Mi logo on the right corner.

At present, among the bestsellers, Xiaomi has Redmi 4A as a toned down version of the Redmi 4, and is also the cheapest among their range of handsets. But, Redmi Note 5A seems like the toned down variant of Redmi Note 5 with fewer specs.

Redmi Note 5A Retail BoxSource: GSMArena


Redmi Note 5A Specifications (Leaked)

Though nothing official has come out, the leaked specifications and rumoured features of the alleged Redmi Note 5A has a dual camera setup, Snapdragon 625 and an array of interesting features stored in.

  1. Display – The Redmi Note 5A will have a 5.5 inch (1080×1920 pixels) Full HD display with a 2.5D Curved Glass.
  2. Processor – The successor of Redmi 4 will get powered by the latest Snapdragon 625 SoC.
  3. RAM – Note 5A would get 4GB of RAM. There might be other another variant with 3GB of RAM.
  4. Storage – For the 4GB version and, the onboard storage will be 64GB, and for 3GB variant it might get a 32GB onboard storage. There might be the option to expand the storage or maybe not.
  5. Camera – Note 5A will have a dual camera setup on the back, one to capture the telephotos (portraits) and another one for wide angle shots, where one would be the 12-megapixel OV12A10 sensor and the other one will be the 13-megapixel OV12880 sensor. On the front, Note 5A will get a 5 megapixel Samsung S5K5E8 sensor.
  6. Software – The device will Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box with the yet-to-be-released MiUI 9 on top of it.
  7. Battery – With the Snapdragon 625 SoC on top, the device will probably pack in a 4100 mAh battery inside, and may get Quick Charge support.
  8. Price – Redmi Note 5 being priced in the sub Rs. 13k – 15k bracket, the Note 5A variants will get a price tag between Rs. 9k – 11k.

Note 5A Launch and Rumours

The Note 5A leaked retail boxes hint at an imminent launch. Note 5A will be the smaller and cheaper variant of the Redmi Note 5.

COMPARISON: Redmi Note 5 vs Redmi Note 5A

[As per Leaked Specs]

Redmi Note 5 Redmi Note 5A
Display 5.5 inch Full HD Display 5.5 inch Full HD Display
Processor 64 bit octa-core Snapdragon 630 Processor Snapdragon 625 SoC
Front Camera 13 Megapixel 5 Megapixel
Rear Camera 16 Megapixel 12+13 Megapixel
Software Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MiUI 9 Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MiUI 9
Storage 32/64GB 32/64GB
RAM 2/3GB 2/3GB
Battery 3790 mAh 4100 mAh
Quick Charge Support Yes Yes
Price Rs. 13k-15k Rs. 9k-11k

Xiaomi in News

1. Xiaomi India Records Historic 328% Growth – Xiaomi has shipped 23.16 million smartphones in 2017 Q2, registering a 70 percent growth compared to the last quarter and reported a 328 percent year-on-year growth.

2. Xiaomi to Launch Mi 6 Plus in China – Xiaomi is expected to announce a new smartphone today in China with 6GB RAM and a 4,000mAh battery. The company has teased the device on Chinese social networking platform Weibo, and rumours hint at the launch of the Xiaomi Mi 6 Plus.

1 Comment
  1. Ankur says

    If i want to buy Redmi note 5 or note 5A, how long would it required to get launch in India.

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