Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Review

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Review

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A is leading one step ahead with its new features and specifications and giving a tough time to its competitors in the market. The device has recently launched in Pakistani market whereas its Price is PKR.16,900/-. Let’s go in detail to read the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Review.

The handset is 5.5 inches’ with the 720p supportive pixels resolution screen with IPS LCD capacitive screen furthermore the internal memory carries 16GB only whereas RAM is 2GB. Redmi Note 5A has 13MP back camera lens and 5MP front camera lens. It is 4G supported device whereas it holds 3080 mAh battery. It has quad-core processor with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chip set.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Review – PKR.16,900/-

Price and Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A:

LAUNCH Released  October 2017
Availability  Available
BODY Dimensions  153 x 76.2 x 7.6 mm
Weight  150 grams
SIM Slot  Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual   stand-by)
DISPLAY Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size  5.5 inches’ (~71.5% screen-  to-body ratio)
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 MSM8917  Snapdragon 425
CPU  1.4 GHz Quad-core processor
GPU  Adreno 308
MEMORY Card Slot  Upto 128GB (seperate slot)
internal  16 GB,  2 GB
CAMERA Primary 13 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video  1080p@30fps
Secondary  5 MP , f/2.0
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth  v4.2, A2DP, LE
Radio  Yes
USB microUSB v2.0
FEATURES Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
BATTERY  Non- Removable Li-ion 3080  mAh battery
PRICE  PKR.16,900/-
OTHERS Colors Silver, Gold, Rose Gold


  • 4G Device
  • Full Points in Multi-touch
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 425


  • 2GB RAM only

Design and Display of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A has average features because it is an mid-range smartphone. It is 5.5 inches’device with almost 71% of screen to body ratio while the screen supports only 720 pixels. Note 5A 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 with front camera lens, network sensor and air piece in the mid side. Functional keys are working on the down side but outside the display screen. It doesn’t have any bezel layer around its body.

Edges are almost same like other smart phones. 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 mic while the down one carries microUSB v2.0 connector with dual speakers.

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

Memory of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A has average memory fragment since it is giving us 16GB ROM and 2GB RAM. Internal memory can be extended up to 128 GB with the passageway of memory card and the best part in Redmi Note 5A is separate memory card coat. It would be better if we will use the memory card up to 32GB or 64GB, it won’t slow your device.

Camera of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A:

Let’s talk about the back camera lens of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A which is carried with 13MP lens and it can record video up to 2160 quality. At the top side, it has flashlight option whereas the main modes are a panorama, timer, audio, manual, straighten, beautify, group shots, tilt-shift, square and HHT.

Some main effects of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A are normal, lomo, color pop, rustic, lcy and many others. These all are effects which we used to enhance the beauty of our picture with some attractive and different shades.

If we focus some object then we got a circle which we can use to increase or decrease its brightness which is a new feature. It doesn’t have any separate setting menu because all the settings are present according to the chosen mode.

Xioami Redmi Note 5A doesn’t perform well only in back camera because its front camera has also performed a very extraordinary performance with its 5MP lens.

The selfie camera has provided us high detailed, high-contrast and energetic colors. The dynamic range is also very good in Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A.

Battery of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A:

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A passes on a settled Li-ion battery of 3080 mAh which is accessible inside the settled back cover. Xiaomi should give us some colossal battery with its pioneer contraptions 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.

Network/Connectivity of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A:

Starting with the Wi-Fi organize which is twofold band Wi-Fi and enduring standards are b/g/n. Next is Bluetooth which is 4.2 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A have FM Radio in it.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A is powered with microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go. This port is fundamentally used to charge the device and to trade the data by methods for the tablet.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A is LTE engaged contraption that sponsorships 3G or 2G get to in like manner. The speed for LTE affiliation is LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps while 3G is HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps. It supports each one of the exchange velocities of frameworks in Pakistan.

Interface of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A is stuffed with Android adaptation 7.0 (nougat) with the interface of MIUI. The shades of symbols are exceptionally alluring and splendor is extremely very much oversaw.

In the event that we discuss the bolt screen then I might want to disclose to you that on top side it has date and time gadget. The status bar is demonstrating the network status and you should swipe up the bolt screen to open it.

The fundamental screen has Google seek bar at its best side while underneath to it, it has date and time gadget. Applications are organized as lines and segments while drawback has informing, program and camera application.

Some bloatware applications are as of now introduced on it, for example, Scanner, Feedback, screen recorder and so forth. Google has likewise given its every single helpful application.

Processor of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A:

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A  has Quad-Core 1.4GHz processor with the chipset of Qualcomm MSM8917  Snapdragon 425 that depends on the engineering of ARM-Cortex A53. This chipset is speedier than some other double center chipset. Snapdragon 425 has performed so well in each testing of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A.

It has 2GB RAM which a will be a tasteful decision for a mid-go gadget. We have introduced a few applications and amusements, got no postponements and slacks.

Antutu Bechmarking of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A is tried by Antutu Benchmarking to check its proficiency and execution. It has scored 35541 focuses in it and the best part is its multi-touch test in which Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A has scored full 10 focuses.

Vellamo Benchmarking of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A:

Vellamo Bench marking conduct three tests which are chrome browser test, metal test, and multi-core test. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A has scored 2173 points in chrome browser test, 1021 points in metal test and 1434 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 and it has scored 2.74 ratings.

drp rating xiaomi redmi note 5a


Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A is a mid-range device with average features in the very reasonable price range. It has given us a very good camera results and performance in every section but it should have at least 3GB RAM. Rest of the features are good in this price. If you are looking for 4G device with good price and features, go for Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A.

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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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