Xiaomi Redmi 5A is a low-budget smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer, which appeared on the Play network offer. Those interested can buy it from the symbolic zloty to the start. Does it pay off?
Play introduced another smartphone of the Chinese manufacturer to the offer. This time, those interested can buy Xiaomi Redmi 5A along with one of the subscriptions. We have verified if it is worth it.
What is Xiaomi Redmi 5A?
Xiaomi Redmi 5A is a smartphone from the lowest segment , and therefore it was prepared for the least demanding consumers. This is a direct competitor of Huawei P9 Lite mini, which I tested for you on the site gsmManiaK.pl, as well as on your YT channel. The Xiaomi proposal currently costs PLN 448, and the regular price is PLN 499. Xiaomi puts in Redmi 5A on the basic components – Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 in conjunction with 2GB of RAM. This set, which can be found, among others, in the Xiaomi Redmi 4A, or the previously mentioned Huawei P9 Lite mini. This set should be really decent during everyday use. Slowdowns, however, will be visible and you should talk about it. You will experience them when loading more demanding titles available on Google Play. However, opening several applications and switching between them should not be a huge challenge for your smartphone.
|Xiaomi Redmi 5A|
|System||Android 7.1 Nougat from MIUI 9|
|Screen||5 ", HD (1280×720), IPS|
|The camera||13 MP|
|Housing||140.4 x 70.1 x 8.4 mm, 137 g.|
Xiaomi Redmi 5A prices on Play
Introduced to the Play Xiaomi Redmi 5A offer, it is proposed along with the offer of Unlimited Condition for distance selling. The initial payment with the lowest monthly commitment has been set at PLN 189 . In the other subscription offers, you pay a symbolic PLN for your smartphone.
|Tariff plan||Subscription||First payment for Xiaomi Redmi 5A||Installment for Xiaomi Redmi 5A||Monthly fee|
|Unlimited state||PLN 50||PLN 189||PLN 10||PLN 60|
|Unlimited state||PLN 50||PLN 1||20 zł||70 PLN|
|Unlimited state||PLN 50||PLN 1||PLN 30||PLN 80|
|Unlimited state||PLN 50||PLN 1||PLN 40||PLN 60|
|Unlimited state||PLN 50||PLN 1||PLN 50||100 zloty|
|Unlimited state||PLN 50||PLN 1||70 PLN||PLN 120|
|Unlimited state||PLN 50||PLN 1||PLN 80||PLN 130|
|Unlimited state||PLN 50||PLN 1||100 zloty||PLN 150|
|Unlimited state||PLN 50||PLN 1||110 PLN||160 PLN|
|Unlimited state||PLN 50||PLN 1||PLN 130||180 PLN|
Is it worth buying a Xiaomi Redmi 5A in Play?
As part of a monthly commitment of PLN 60, one-time payment for Xiaomi Redmi 5A will amount to PLN 189. After making calculations, the subscription will amount to PLN 47 per month , and the remaining amount will be installment for the smartphone. Choosing, on the other hand, monthly commitment in the amount of PLN 70, you will pay 1 PLN at a time for the phone. By making analogous calculations, it turns out that the actual cost of the subscription is PLN 49.25. Solo's offer The Unlimited Condition includes :
- Internet without GB limit
- Unlimited SMSs / MMSs to all cellular networks
- Unlimited minutes for all cellular networks
- Unlimited minutes per stationary
- PLAY NOW – basic package
- Tidal – music for free for 24 months, after the promotion period you pay 19.99 PLN / mo
- ShowMax – 3 months free of charge, then 19.90 PLN / month with the possibility of shutting down
Therefore , it turns out that in the case of cheap smartphones, it is not worth making a long-term commitment to the operator . In the case of Redmi 5A, you will lose about PLN 600 on this business. A better choice will be a pre-paid offer + purchase of a smartphone in an installment system or for cash, if of course you have the option.