Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime Review

Xiaomi Note 5a Prime Review

With the start of 2018, Xiaomi has launched another great device with great specs “Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime”. Redmi Note 5A Prime has 5.5” IPS display that supports 720p resolution display. The architecture of the smartphone is packed with octa-core processor using the Qualcomm chipset. Xiaomi Note 5A Prime has Android 7.0 (Nougat) with the updated MIUI version 8. Price of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime in Pakistan is PKR.20,900/-. Let’s discuss Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime Review in detail.

The smartphone has 2GB RAM and 32GB ROM or 4 GB RAM and 64GB ROM, it provides the facility of external micro SD card support to-to 256GB, a good combination of storage to store your important data like documents, multimedia, and etc.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime is armed a with the rear and front camera. The rear camera captures your moments with 13.0MP pixels and the front camera which is usually used for the selfie is 16MP.

Price and Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime:

LAUNCH Released  Jan 2018
Availability  Available
BODY Dimensions 153 x 76.2 x 7.7 mm
Weight  153g
SIM Slot  Dual SIM (Nano SIM)
DISPLAY Type  IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size  5.5 inches’
Resolution  720 x 1280 pixels (320 dpi)
Multi-touch  Yes, 10-points
NETWORK Network Support  GSM/3G/LTE
2G Bands  900/1800
3G Bands  2100
4G Bands  1800
Speed  HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
PLATFORM Os  Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset  Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435
CPU  Octa-core 1.4 GHz
GPU  Adreno 505
MEMORY Card Slot  Yes, up to 256 GB
internal  32 GB/ 2 GB,


CAMERA Primary 13 MP, autofocus, LED flash
Features Phase detection, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video  1080p@30fps
Secondary  16 MP, 1080p
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2 with A2DP, LE
GPS Yes + A-GPS support & Glonass, BDS
Radio  Yes
USB  microUSB v2.0
FEATURES Sensors  Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass, gyro
BATTERY  Non-removable Li-ion 3080 mAh battery
PRICE  PKR.20,900/-
OTHERS Colors  Black, Grey

Pros :

  • 4G Device
  • 16MP selfie camera
  • Affordable Price


  • should have a 1080p display

Display and Design of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime has average features because it is a mid-range smartphone. It is 5.5 inches’device with almost 72% of the screen to body ratio while the screen supports only 720 pixels. Note 5A Prime is using 320dpi for the visibility of icons and texts.

Now let’s head towards its body in which first we will discuss its front body. On top, side it is having LED notification light the with the front camera lens, network sensor and air piece on the mid-side. Functional keys are working on the downside but inside the display screen. It doesn’t have any bezel layer around its body.

Edges are almost same like other smartphones. It has volume keys and power button on one edge whereas the opposite one holds SIM jacket. The top edge has 3.5mm audio jack with the mic while the down one carries micro USB v2.0 connector with dual speakers.

The back body is very simple and neat because it has back camera lens on its top side with LED flashlight. Rest of the body is fully simple yet only Xiaomi logo is marked on the downside.

Camera of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime:

Xiaomi has additionally maximized the spec of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime camera. It has a 13MP back camera with a 1/2.3 in the sensor.  I’m not overwhelmed by the outcomes, however. Everything comes down to what Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime does with this great sounding equipment. It has a tendency to overexpose parts of your photographs more than the best level rivalry. Dynamic range is unmistakably more regrettable than the best, and, as before, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime’s handling isn’t incredible.

It’s very useful, making the common examples of grass and minor leaved trees look unnatural and, now and again, fizzy. Zoom insufficiently far and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime pics transform into a bizarre looking impressionist interpretation of reality now and again. Check out its camera images in Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime Review.

On the front of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime depends on a 16MP sensor with a f/2.0 focal point. Remember that in Intelligent Auto the camera appears to have some kind of beautification improvement continually on so in the event that you don’t favor the impact it has all over, you may need to change to Manual mode for your selfies.

The pictures created by it are to some degree loud. Be that as it may, we’re very content with how point by point selfies turn out and we welcome the phenomenal dynamic range.

When it gets dim, in any case, quality takes a genuine plunge simply like the primary camera. Check out its camera images in Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime Review.

Processor of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime has 1.4 GHz octa-core processor with the chipset of  Qualcomm MSM8940 Snapdragon 435. This chipset has many advantages such as it provides us a rich feature set for high volume smartphones.

It has integrated LTE technology with cutting-edge camera technology. 4X has a dual image signal processor and it also supports fast downloads and uploads. Snapdragon chipset is also featured with brilliant graphics and better battery life.

4GB RAM is a plus point of Redmi 5a prime because it has given us the very fast performance and we have tested every section of it. We have not got any kind of delays and lags while doing multitasking in it.

Battery timings of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime:

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A prime passes on a settled Li-ion battery of 3080 mAh which is accessible on the back cover. Xiaomi should give us some more powerful battery with its pioneer handsets and the battery should be more prominent than 3500 mAh.

This battery gets charged itself totally in ideal around one hour and 15 minutes with its snappy charger. It gives us 10-12 hours talk time utilize and 20-23 hours of standby utilize.

Antutu Benchmarking of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime is tried by Antutu Benchmarking to check its proficiency and execution. It has scored 45281 points in it and the best part is its multi-touch test in which Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime has scored full 10 points.

Vellamo Benchmarking of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime:

Vellamo Benchmarking conducts three tests which are chrome browser test, metal test, and multi-core test. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A prime has scored 2006 points in chrome browser test, 1225 points in metal test and 1394 points in multi-core test.

Device Ranking Portal(DRP):

Device Ranking Portal(DRP) is a portal which is used to compare your given device and the available device with minimum good specs. We have tested the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime and it has scored 3.88 ratings.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5a Prime


Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime is a perfect mid-range device with brilliant features like 4GB RAM, 13MP back camera, 16MP front camera and further it is 4G enabled device. The device has worked smoothly because it has octa-core processor and further it is a very handy device. We have tested every section of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime and it has performed very well.

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Shaheer Riaz

A motivated and accomplished Tech Blogger & Graphic Designer, love to write tech blogs and create new designs plus all-time foodie. Studies Bachelors in Computer Sciences.

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