One of India’s leading smartphone brand, Xiaomi, today (06.12.2017) launched Redmi 5A in Coimbatore, starting at INR 4,999. The Redmi 5A comes with a metallic matte finish and features a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion.
Xiaomi’s latest launch offers a great all-round experience for users looking for their first smartphone. Redmi 5A is powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 425 quad-core processor and a dedicated microSD card slot that is expandable up to 128GB, a feature specially customized for the Indian consumer. The 2GB RAM + 16GB storage variant is priced at INR 5,999 and the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant is priced at INR 6,999.
To celebrate the contribution of Mi fans that has helped the brand emerge as Number 1, Xiaomi is offering the 2GB RAM + 16GB storage variant for INR 4,999 for the first five million units. Redmi 5A will be available from 12 noon, 7 December 2017, across Flipkart, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores, followed by offline retailers including Mi Preferred Partners in the subsequent weeks.
In addition to this latest launch, Xiaomi also recently announced that it has become the number one smartphone vendor in India, as per IDC’s latest Quarterly Smartphone Tracker, Q3 2017. With a market share of 23.5% and having shipped 9.2 million smartphones in the quarter, the company has become the fastest growing smartphone brand in India with a growth rate of nearly 300% percent year-on-year. A new report from International Data Corporation (IDC) also states that Xiaomi is the leading smartphone vendor in the top 50 Indian cities in Q3 2017.