After being up with several leaks recently, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A is all set to be unveiled next week. Xiaomi, a while ago officially announced that the smartphone will be launched on 21st August. And ahead of the launch its CEO Lei Jun today confirmed that the Redmi Note 5A will come with dedicated dual SIM slots along with a microSD card slot which will support MicroSD cards of up to 128 GB memory.
Apart from this, the CEO also confirmed that the smartphone will come with a 16 MP front camera accompanied with a front flash as well. The Redmi Note 5A was recently found listed on TENNA with two different variants, where it showed the smartphone holding a 13 MP front camera with a selfie flash in the higher variant, hence we can expect the high end variant only to come with 16 MP front camera with flash. Prior to this, the company’s CEO Lei Jun and Co-founder Bin Lin also shared press shots of the phone which although showed two different models but the presence of a selfie flash was sighted no where in the images.
Coming towards the leaked specifications, the basic version which is expected to be called as Redmi Note 5A, will be powered by a 1.4 GHz quad-core processor which could most probably be the Snapdragon 425. The smartphone as per the leaks, will come with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB internal storage. In the imaging department, the Redmi Note 5A will be holding a 13 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera. The smartphone packs a 3,000 mAh battery to keep things ticking.
Talking about the upgraded version, spotted by the model number MDE6S, it is said to powered by a 1.4 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 435 processor. The device will come with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage which will most probably be expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card. The imaging department here, consists of a 16 MP rear camera coupled with LED Flash and a 13 MP front camera again with LED flash. The smartphone holds a fingerprint scanner on the rear as well as an IR blaster and packs a 3,000 mAh battery to power itself.
Both the smartphones will be sporting a 5.5 inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) display and will be running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MIUI 9 on top.