Xiaomi has announced availability of its Redmi 5A smartphone in Pakistan partnering with local distributors – Smart Link Technologies. Xiaomi claims the Redmi 5A would disrupt the local market with a powerful battery and fast processor pinched into a sleek beautiful design.


The Redmi 5A stands as a testament to Xiaomi’s continued efforts to offer high-end technology while making it accessible to as many people as possible. The 5A is a successor to the Redmi 4A released earlier this year with powerful battery backup.

Xiaomi has powered up the Redmi 5A with Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 425 quad-core processor to deliver fast and smooth performance. The Redmi 5A boasts a 5-inch fully-laminated HD display and houses a 3000mAh long-lasting battery. The new smartphone offers up to 8 days of standby time; this is what Xiaomi claims about its new venture.

The phone comes with a 2+1 card slot that supports simultaneous use of two 4G nano SIM cards and a microSD card up to 128GB; a feature customized considering the usage habits of Mi fans from Pakistan and India.

The Redmi 5A comes equipped with a 13MP rear camera with Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) for fast focusing and an f/2.2 aperture that guarantees excellent picture clarity. It comes with a metallic matte finish, and will be available in three colours: Dark grey, Gold and Rose gold.


Pricing and Availability

The Redmi 5A is definitely considered to be the king of entry level smartphones with a lot to offer in just PKR 14,500. Xiaomi offers its customers to purchase the one from Mi Online Portal along with an opportunity to shop through local market.


Display 5-inch, HD
Dimensions 140 × 70.1 × 8.35 mm
Processor Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 425 (Quad-core, max 1.4GHz)
Dual SIM Support Yes
Card Slot Yes, up to 128 GB
Internal Storage 16GB
Secondary Camera 5MP, f/2.0 Aperture, Smart and Pro Beautify
Primary Camera 13MP, f/2.2 aperture, 5-element lens, PDAF for fast focusing
Battery 3000mAh high-capacity
Colours Dark Grey, Gold, Rose Gold
Price Rs. 14,500