12.7cm (5)
(measured diagonally)
HD display
Qualcomm® Snapdragon
425 processor
64-bit quad-core processor
Fast focusing with PDAF
Up to 3GB+32GB
Up to 128GB expansion storage
Up to 8-day standby time
Dual SIM + Dual Standby
VoLTE supported
  • Gold

  • Rose Gold

  • Dark Grey

  • Ligth Blue

Processor & Memory

2GB + 16GB

Snapdragon 425 quad-core 1.4GHz max
Adreno 308 500MHz

3GB + 32GB

Snapdragon 425 quad-core 1.4GHz max
Adreno 308 500MHz

Supports expandable storage up to 128GB (VFAT format)

*Actual capacity may vary due to various factors. As the operating system occupies a portion of the ROM, actual available space is lesser than stated. As the phone comes with pre-installed applications, the actual storage size is smaller than stated.


Height:140.4 mm
Width:70.1 mm
Thickness:8.35 mm
Weight:137 g


3000mAh(typ) / 2910mAh(min)

5V/1A charging

Camera & Video

13MP rear camera

5-element lens, ƒ/2.2 aperture
Single LED flash
Low light enhancement
Burst mode
Face recognition
Real-time filters

5 megapixel front camera

ƒ/2.0 large aperture
Selfie countdown
Face recognition

Video recordings

1080p/720p video, 30fps


12.7cm (5) (measured diagonally)

HD display

1280 x 720 resolution, 296 PPI, 1000:1 contrast ratio

72% (typ) / 68% (min) color gamut

Reading mode
Color temperature adjustment

Networks &

Dual SIM slot + Dedicated microSD slot

Support Nano-SIM card and microSD expansion memory card

Bluetooth 4.1, Bluetooth HID

801.12 b/g/n, 2.4GHz Wi-Fi
Supports 2.4 Wi-Fi / Wi-Fi Direct / Supports Wi-Fi Display

4G network

Dual SIM use:
When two SIM cards are used simultaneously, the primary SIM can support
4G calls and data while the secondary SIM can support 2G calls only.

4G:TDD-LTE: B40/41
4G:FDD-LTE: B1/3/5


Navigation &

  • GPS
  • AGPS
  • BeiDou


  • Infrared
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor

Multimedia support

  • MP4
  • M4V
  • MKV
  • XVID
  • WAV
  • AAC
  • MP3
  • AMR
  • APE
Supports H.264 (Baseline / Main / High profile), MPEG4 (Simple profile / ASP) and other video formats,

Supports audio formats such as PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC +, MP3, AMR - NB and WB, APE, WAV

Package contents

Redmi 5A, power adapter, USB cable, warranty card, user guide, SIM insertion tool

Note: All data points are based on design specifications, lab data and suppliers. Graphics shown are illustrations only and not actual measurements. Some MIUI features, applications, and services may not be available in all devices or all languages.VoLTE is available through select carriers. Please verify compatibility with your service provider.