Xiaomi Redmi 5A comes with a 5.0-inch IPS LCD touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 x 1,280 pixels that results from a pixel density of 294 PPI. For processing the system, the smartphone is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core, Cortex A53 processor that is seated on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 chipset. The processor is coupled with the Adreno 308 graphics processor and 2GB of RAM for smooth multitasking. The smartphone boots on Android v7.1.2 (Nougat) operating system. It is available in three colour variants - Dark grey, Gold and Rose Gold.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A provides a 13MP primary camera having features like a 2.2f aperture, Phase Detection autofocus, LED flash, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode, digital zoom, auto flash etc. A 5MP front camera is also added for selfies and video calling.
The internal storage in this device has a capacity of 16GB that can be expanded up to a massive 128GB by inserting a microSD card.
The Xiaomi Redmi 5A extracts all its required fuel from a massive 3,000mAh Li-ion battery for a decent period of battery backup. In the connectivity section, the smartphone has a good range of connectivity features like 4G (VoLTE), Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, mobile hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS with Glonass and a micro-USB 2.0 slot.