Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A launch set for August 21, specs revealed

After Note 4 catches Fire, Xiaomi Blames Customer For Poor Treatment Of Device

The images of the boxes carrying the Redmi Note 5A were tipped earlier hinting the launch. Both these variants are expected to be launched today, and clarity on availability details will only be achieved at the event. Xiaomi's CEO Lei Jun had posted exclusive pictures of the Redmi Note 5A on his official Weibo account.

The success Redmi Note 4 has bagged is very well-known already, the company sold 10 million units of the handset in record time.

The smartphone is expected to arrive in two variants. The higher variant is likely to feature it.

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Both the variants will be featuring a metal unibody design. A single camera along with LED flash at the top and MI brand name at the bottom is expected. It sports capacitive navigation buttons in the front, a USB Type-C port, and dual speaker grilles. Only recently, a video doing the rounds of the Internet seemed to suggest that a phone - said to be a Redmi Note 4 - exploded and caught fire as soon as a technician at a shop - said to be one Poorvika Mobile Store in Bengaluru - tried to take the SIM tray out to insert the owner's SIM card into it. He shared a shot of the smartphone sporting a front flash, and confirmed that the front camera sports a 16-megapixel sensor with soft light flash. The hybrid SIM slot, which has been a sore point for Xiaomi phones, might phase out with the new generation Redmi phones. However, presumably the Pro variant may sport this exclusively.

As per the leaks and TENAA postings, now also it is revealed that Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A is going to have a 5.5-inch HD display.

The two variants will differ on inbuilt storage and camera units, though. The memory of the smartphone will expandable up to 128GB.

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Consumers who want to purchase the Redmi Note 5A will be able to choose from a wide array of colors, including silver, red, grey, blue, white, rose gold, and gold. There's an infrared sensor also tipped to be present.

Under its hood, Redmi Note 5A is reportedly powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor clocked at 1.4GHz and paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. It is said to pack a 3000mAh battery.

It is not yet established as to what exactly the features of the most awaited smartphone launch with the Redmi Note 5A by Xioami shall boast about, but speculations based on the past trends & online leaks reveal a lot about the phone way before its launch.

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