Redmi 5A : The #1 Selling Android Smartphone Globally

Learned Readers, when I started this blog in the month of February this year, for the sake of convenience, I decided to write only about Smartphones which were launched In the month of January 2018 and thereafter. There are so many brands, still more models, and a steady stream of leaks regarding the Specifications of new Mobiles which are in the pipeline. However, a news story I encountered earlier today made me change my mind.

Redmi 5A is the world’s best-selling Android Smartphone during Q1 2018. It shipped 5.4 million units and was able to capture a 1.6% market share between the months of January and March this year. The other Android Smartphone in this list is Samsung Galaxy S9+ at number 6 with total shipments of 5.3 million units and a market share of 1.5%. The top four spots in this list are occupied by Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone 7.

For sure it is a confirmation of the global popularity of Desh Ka Smartphone. The first thing which attracts one to the 5A is its affordable price tag. At a cost of mere Rupees 5,999 Redmi 5A offers the best combination of features and looks within everyone’s budget. Your Redmi 5A features a 5 inch HD display and is powered by a 3,000 mAh battery which offers up to 6 hours of gaming, up to 7 hours of video playback, and up to 8 days of standby time.

Under the hood you’ll find an able Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor coupled with the lightning fast MIUI 9 OS. MIUI now has the ability to recognize your train ticket SMS messages and turn them intelligently in to simple cards with all the information needed on it. Mi Video supports popular video formats and subtitles. Mi Drop enables seamless transfer of files between devices even without an Internet connection! App vault will help you call cabs, take notes, view upcoming events, and do much more.

There is a 5 MP Selfie camera and a 13 MP rear one in the Smartphone and the colours available are Light Blue, Dark Grey, Gold, and Rose Gold. While the 2 GB + 16 GB variant is priced at Rupees 5,999 the 3 GB + 32 GB model will cost you Rupees 6,999. The next sale of this blockbuster Smartphone has been scheduled for 10th May, 2018 at 12 PM sharp. When you buy a Redmi 5A you’ll get a free 3-month subscription of Hungama Music and you can also avail Rupees 2,200 Instant Jio Cashback on Rs.198/Rs.299 Plan. Mi Protect coverage available at Rupees 549. Order Redmi 5A.

Dear Readers, I will surely update the blog with posts about the complete Specifications of and Accessories for Redmi 5A. In case you’d like to go through the original article which confirmed Redmi 5A’s status as the #1 selling Android Smartphone worldwide please head over to Strategy Analytics.