Xiaomi Redmi 5A Sells Out on Lazada in Less Than One Hour


At 12noon earlier today, March 15, Lazada Philippines exclusively offered the newly launched Xiaomi Redmi 5A smartphone through its Flash Sale. The device is officially priced at just Php4,590, but via this Flash Sale, interested customers could get one for an even lower price of only Php4,390. That pricing is very aggressive as the Redmi 5A offers pretty attractive and powerful specs in the entry-level department, Xiaomi even calls this device the "Entry Level Smartphone King". And that seems to be the case right now as Lazada announced, through a press release, that all of the initial stocks went sold out in less than an hour.

Though Lazada did not mention the exact number of units sold, it is definitely a hit. Featuring a quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor, 16GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD card up to 128GB), 2GB of RAM, 13MP rear and 5MP front cameras, the Redmi 5A is one of the most feature-packed smartphones below Php5K range. See rest of specs below.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A specs:
  • 5-inch HD IPS display
  • 1280 x 720 resolution
  • 1.4GHz  quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor
  • Adreno 308 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage
  • Supports microSD card up to 128GB
  • 13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, and LED flash
  • 5MP front camera with LED flash
  • Android 7.1 Nougat with MIUI 9 OS
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS
  • Dual SIM (non hybrid)
  • 4G LTE
  • 3000mAh battery
  • Php4,590
Lazada said the next batch is now on its way, and the next Flash Sale for this Redmi 5A will happen on March 19 (next Monday) at exactly 1PM. The Dark Grey and Gold variants will be available next week according to Lazada. So mark your calendar.

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