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Micromax Launches Affordable Smartphone Bharat 5; Will Compete With Redmi 5A

Micromax Launches Affordable Smartphone Bharat 5; Will Compete With Redmi 5A

The smartphone has been announced in two variants - 2GB RAM with 16GB internal storage priced at Rs 5,999 and 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage priced at Rs 6,999. The storage of Redmi 5A is further expandable by up to 128GB via a micro-SD card slot.

We talk about Xiaomi's most affordable smartphone in India - the Redmi 5A - on this week's episode as reviews editor Jamshed Avari and games editor Rishi Alwani join host Pranay Parab.

Battery: If Micromax has beaten Xiaomi in a straight competition it is the battery.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A features the MIUI 9 powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor that ensures easy handling of daily tasks such as video playback, gaming sessions, and much more.

Availability of the Redmi 5A is going to be a big concern for potential buyers.

Redmi 5A will be available in two versions, i.e. 2GB RAM/16 GB storage and 3GB RAM/32GB Storage.

The Redmi 5A again looks to be the victor here as it comes sporting a 13-megapixel camera on the backwith f/2.2 aperture, Phase Detection Autofocus and LED flash. In competitive space, the phones have been launched in, the Redmi 5A takes the lead with its pricing strategy.

However, Xiaomi is also giving a Rs 1,000 discount on the first 50 lakh Redmi 5A phones it sells, bringing down the price to effectively Rs 4,999 and 5,999. We begin by talking about the look and feel of the Redmi 5A, since the team got to use the phone for a short while before the podcast was recorded.

Compared to the above, Desh Ka Smartphone Redmi 5A sports a 13 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera is definitely a game changer in this price segment and scores.

In terms of specifications, the smartphone features a 5-inch HD display with a 1280 x 720 resolution. At the front, the device flaunts a 5MP selfie camera with modes and a 83.3-degree wide-angle lens. The company has introduced an 8-day battery life with the new Redmi 5A. The device packs in a massive 5000 mAh battery. Furthermore, the smartphone also supports OTG that makes it double as a power bank and charge other devices. Connectivity options are- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, 3.5mm audio-jack, Micro-USB and Global Positioning System. The latest entry to the list is Micromax Bharat 5 - the successor to the Bharat 4. Vodafone customers with 1 GB data plan will get complimentary 10 GB additional data for next five months.


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