Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A — a budget smartphone with the feature of the flagship. The recently presented gadget is an ideal for young and active people. There are two editions of this smartphone with slightly different modifications: Standard and High.
The design was made due to the conception of all Xiaomi smartphones — laconic, without any extra details but stylish and convenient. The body of the smartphone is made of a plastic with a luxury metallic luster and pretty light-weight — only a 150g for Standard edition, and 153g for High edition. The sizes of devices are very pleasurable with a 153mm length, 76.2mm width, and only 7.7mm thickness. This model is available in three colors with quite intriguing names like elegant champagne gold, sweet rose gold, and platinum silver gray.
Universal 2+1 card slot
Redmi Note 5A has a triple card slot so it solves the problem of hard decision between second SIM or additional memory.Before now you have just two slots for SIM cards or one for SIM and one for SD card. But it is really hard to choose between an opportunity to use two SIM or SIM plus memory card, isn’t it? It’s not a problem anymore. With this special triple card slot, you will be able to use your two SIM (Nano-SIM) and your memory card at the same time. You don’t have to worry about how many GB of internal memory left because you can expand the memory by additional SD-card up to 128GB. It provides you, even more, space to keep your precious photos and videos right in your hand.
Eye candy screen
- 5.5″ HD display
- 2.5D glass
- 71.5% screen-to-body ratio
- 267 ppi pixel density
- 1000: 1 contrast ratio
- eye-protection mode
The smartphone has a bright 5.5″ HD display with 16M colors. This size is already usual and will allow you to use your smartphone with one hand without any problems. The quality of the image is excellent so you will enjoy playing games and watching a video on Redmi Note 5A. This device also has an eye-protection mode, to protect your eyes in the night-time.
The display covered by 2.5D glass which is not only an original design decision but also an additional protection. The contrast ratio is 1000: 1 with 70% NTSC color gamut.
With this thick and lightweight body, this gadget is really a monster when we are talking about long-life ability. It can work in standby mode about 10 days and about 11 days in the Standard version. This power is provided by 3080mAh battery. Thanks to a system-level power optimization this smartphone will allow you to enjoy modern life bonuses for long.
- watch a video — 10 hours in High ed./11 hours in Standard ed.
- play games — 12 hours in High ed./16 hours in Standard ed.
- telephone conversation — 32 hours in High ed./35 hours in Standard ed.
- listening music — about 75 hours in High ed./92hours in Standard ed.
- read the books — 21 hours in High ed./20 hours in Standard ed.
As we can see the battery capacity is enough to provide a long work of the device. It will ideally suit to people who like traveling and need a smartphone with long-work ability.
High-quality front camera with a bonus
- 16MP front camera
- addition flashlight
Redmi Note 5A is equipped with a high-quality 16MP front camera in High edition, and 5MP front camera in Standard edition. This model was established by the manufacturer as a smartphone for people, who loves taking a selfie a lot. In addition, the 16MP front camera has a flashlight. Now your high quality and bright selfies everywhere and everytime will become a reality. With this novelty, your photos will get more natural light and your skin will look more fresh and sweet.
The main camera has a 13MP sensor with F/2.2 aperture and supports PDAF. This camera also supports different modes like HDR (high dynamic range) adjustment technology, Panorama mode, Burst mode and Facial recognition function. The maximum video resolution for both models is 1080p/720p with a 30fps frame rate. It is more than enough to make the quality content and share your vision to the world.
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 (Snapdragon 425)
- Adreno 505(Adreno 308)
- 3080mAh battery
- 2/16GB 3/3GB2 4/64GB RAM and flash memory
Inside of High Edition version is eight-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 mobile processor built on the 28nm process technology. This 64-bitprocessor with eight Cortex-A53 cores with a maximum frequency of 1.4GHz and X8 LTE support for downloading the data on high speed. Adreno 505 graphics processor allows you to watch a video and play in FULL HD resolution.
The Standard version is equipped with a four-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor and X6 LTE modem. Graphics processor is Adreno 308.High edition version is available in two modifications — 3/32GB and 4/64GB of memory. Standard edition has only the 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal memory. What is more interesting in High edition model, it is built-in fingerprint scanner in it. You won’t have to enter your password every time you want to use your smartphone. With this function, you can unlock your device in a moment. And of cause It is very important if you want to secure your device from strangers because only you can unlock it.
With MIUI 9 on board
Redmi Note 5A comes with pre-installed MIUI 9 on the board. This firmware is based on Android 7.0 Nougat. One of the main benefits which MIUI 9 will give to your smartphone is a built-in smart assistant. It allows you quickly and easier finds a proper application, notes or photo. Also, it has a universal photo search which can help you to find a photo made in particular location or with a particular person on it.
Moreover, it has a smart application launching. For example, when you discuss in SMS different topics like café or film, a small notification with reviews will appear in the button of the screen.
And the most important novelty is an ability to work in multitasking. What does it mean? MIUI 9 allows you to work in two apps at the same time.
Looking for a smartphone which has the main functionality of modern smartphones, simple and convenient in use — you should definitely pay your attention to Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A. Stylish metal-look design in a light body, powerful camera, and triple card-slot. The combination of its functionality and ergonomics makes it an ideal smartphone for everyday usage. And if you like selfies, or often talk via video-call you will evaluate it.