Micromax's Bharat 5 Stands No Chance Against The Redmi 5A

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"The Redmi Note 5 features a 5.7" HD + (1.440 x 720 pixel) display and integrates Qualcomm's Snapdragon 450 chipset, along with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of basic storage space, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of average storage. Xiaomi has taken care of it with the Redmi 5A, giving it a dedicated microSD card slot apart from the dualSIM slots.

Xiaomi has released a series of smartphones in India this year - the latest being budget handset Redmi 5A. As a token of appreciation for making Xiaomi, the number 1 smartphone brand, the Chinese mobile maker is offering a total of Rs 500 crore discounts on the Redmi 5A. But the Micromax Bharat 5 is a clear cut victor when it comes to battery life.

As per XDA Developers, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 design is comparable to a variant of the Redmi Note 4 based on the leaks. While the price of Redmi 5A is already quite lucrative, additional discount on Redmi 5A makes the effective price of Redmi 5A makes it available for people to grab at just Rs 3,999. The 3GB+32GB variant will be priced at Rs 6,999 respectively.

Processor: The Bharat 5 is powered by Mediatek's 64-Bit 1.3GHz Quad Core Processor that not only delivers lightning fast performance but also optimizes power consumption and saves up to 30% power. It has 1 GB RAM, which is disappointing when compared to the Xiaomi Redmi 5A, which lets you choose between 2 GB and 3 GB RAM.

So, how do Micromax Bharat 5 and Xiaomi Redmi 5A stack up in terms of features and specifications?

Front camera: On the front, the Redmi5A comes with a 5megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture. The phone will have a starting price of Rs 5,999 after the scheme expires, the same price tag seen on Xiaomi Redmi 4A. It has a battery backed by a 3000mAh, and the phone will have a standby 8 days of battery life.

On the camera front, the Redmi 5A sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF, LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, burst mode, panorama mode, HDR mode, and more. on its back, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies with f/2.0 aperture lens.

The major highlight of Bharat 5 is its huge 5000mAh battery which Micromax claims can last up to two days. The Bharat 5 comes with OTG support which means the Bharat 5 also doubles up as a powerbank. The operating system of the phone is Android Nougat with MIUI 9. Connectivity options are- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, 3.5mm audio-jack, Micro-USB and Global Positioning System.

The Micromax Bharat 5 has been launched along with Vodafone.