Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 v.s. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime

Redmi Note 5A

As a smartphone brand, Xiaomi has come a long way in becoming one of the leading cell phone manufacturers in the world. So far they have never failed to amuse the consumer market and Redmi Note 4 has been their grand success. There are two new phones they are coming up with; Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and xiaomi redmi prime Note 5A. These two phones are successors of Redmi Note 4 as both come with advanced features over their predecessor. However, there are certain differences in features that make them different from each other but both come with innovative technology.

Redmi Note 5A

Features of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

The xiaomi redmi note 5 comes with 5.5 inch full HD IPS LCD screen which is one of the major upgrades over note 4. It comes with a 16 MP rear camera with flash that captures high-quality pictures and video. The front 8 MP camera does an equally good job on selfies. The specialty of this xiaomi redmi 5 is its deca-core MediaTek processor which is the first phone with ten core processor for optimal performance. It has 4GB RAM with 32 GB internal storage which can be expanded via a micro SD card. The dual SIM 4G LTE and VoLTE offers HD voice and video call quality that is latest in technology. It has a large 4000 mAh Lithium Polymer battery with a fast charging type-c USB port. So you can expect two days of usage and a week-long standby. The fingerprint scanner ensures better security for your phone.

Redmi Note 5A

Features of Xiaomi Redmi 5A Prime

The prime of Redmi Note 5A is another variant of the 5-series phones from Xiaomi. This again comes with a 5.5 inches display with HD IPS technology for a clearer view. The 13 MP rear camera for HD image capturing may sound little down when compared to Note 5 but it has 16 MP front camera for better selfie clarity. The processor is from Snapdragon and comes with an octa-core chip for faster performance. The RAM is 4GB but the storage is 64 GB for internal and also supports expansion with a micro SD card. The battery on this phone is 3080 mAh and comes with a micro USB port that doesn’t support fast charging. However, it is still good for a complete day of usage and standby for a week. This again supports dual SIM 4G connection with VoLTE and LTE technologies. Fingerprint scanner at the back is present on this phone too.

Redmi Note 5A


Both xiaomi note 5 and Redmi Note 5A are great when it comes to performance and you may not find much difference in the speed and quality of performance in both. The battery backup is what makes the two variants different from each other along with internal storage and the camera pixels. The 5A variant is slightly higher in price than Note 5. Both these devices come with preloaded Android Nougat 7.0 which gives a completely new feel when using.Redmi Note 5A

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