By now, we know that the Xiaomi is all set to take the wraps off the Redmi Note 5A on August 21 at a press conference to be held in China. The company's president Lin Bin will be present at the event.
The Redmi Note 5A has been hitting the rumor mills and leaks frequently since the last month. It had appeared even on the regulatory website TENAA revealing its key specs. With the launch date approaching closer, we have another detail about the upcoming Xiaomi device hit the web.
According to a GizmoChina report citing a Weibo post, the Redmi Note 5A has been teased by the company revealing that it will have a soft flash accompanying the selfie camera at the front. In that case, the Redmi Note 5A will be the first Xiaomi smartphone to feature a selfie flash. Lately, the front flash trend is making its way into the smartphone market with the increase in the selfie trend. The front flash will help clicking better selfies at night or low light areas offering enhanced illumination.
Notably, even the Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun shared a picture showing the Note 5A's front flash turned on. It seems to be positioned on the opposite side from where the selfie camera is located.
Besides the presence of a selfie flash, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A appears to feature a 5.5-inch HD 720p display and make use of a Snapdragon 425 SoC paired with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage. The device is said to arrive in another variant with a Snapdragon 625 SoC with two configurations - 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB. The imaging department is said to comprise of a 13MP main camera at its rear and a 5MP selfie camera as well. The other aspects that we can expect include a fingerprint sensor and a 3000mAh battery.
The Redmi Note 5A is believed to be priced around 999 yuan (approx. Rs. 9,500) for the base model and 1,199 yuan (approx. Rs. 11,500) for the high-end model. From the existing information, it looks like it will be launched in different color options such as gray, black, silver, gold, red, white and pink.