Xiaomi Launches Redmi Note 5A, Redmi Note 5A Prime, Redmi 5 And Redmi 5 Plus In Nigeria

The Nigerian smartphone market is about to be substantially upgraded, as Xiaomi is getting ready to unveil not one, but four new smartphone models to Nigerian buyers. Find out more about each new upcoming Xiaomi phone right now!


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1. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A

The Redmi Note 5A, was released in November 2017 and instantly became a hit with buyers thanks to being one of the best-equipped mid-range smartphones of the year. The Note 5A comes with a 5.5-inch display and plastic body with an aluminium frame.

On the inside this Redmi phone also has a lot to offer: there is a 1.4GHz processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, a 13MP primary camera with LED flash and a 16MP front camera for the best selfies ever. The 3080 mAh battery promises up to 240 hours of standby time.

2. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime

According to any Xiaomi phone review, the Redmi Note 5A Prime only has minor differences from the Redmi Note 5A – in general, the two devices share almost all of their specs, including screen size, performance features, camera, and battery.

However, there are still several big differences between the two models. First, depending on the location, your Redmi Note 5A Prime can come with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. Another major difference is the colour variety – this device is available in 5 elegant colours.

3. Xiaomi Redmi 5

The Redmi line of smartphones is adored for its sophisticated design, affordable price, and competitive performance, and the Redmi 5, released in late 2017, has already become one of the most popular phones from this lineup.

The Xiaomi Redmi 5, with its 5.7-inch screen, is even closer to being a phablet than a typical Xiaomi model. In addition to that, the Redmi 5 comes with a 1.8GHz processor, 2/3/4GB of RAM, 12MP and 5MP cameras, and a 3300mAh battery, which ensures decent autonomy for the owner.

4. Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus

Currently the Xiaomi latest phone, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus, also known as the Redmi Note 5, was released in February 2018. With a modern aluminium body with plastic accents and a 5.99-inch screen, it’s one of the largest phones Xiaomi has ever produced.

The inside of the device doesn’t disappoint either. The phone has a 2.0GHz processor, 3/4GB of RAM, 32/64GB of RAM, 12MP back camera with dual LED flash, 5MP front camera, and a 4000mAh battery to sustain that impressive screen size and performance.

5. Prices and availability

So, what is the Xiaomi phone price for every newly announced model and when exactly are they going to become available to the public?

The official release of the four new Xiaomi models in Nigeria is scheduled for March 15th, when the sale will finally launch. At the moment we know the price of only two models: the Xiaomi Redmi 5a Prime will retail for about 46,000, while the Redmi 5a will be sold for about ₦35,000.

Hopefully, the prices for the remaining two Xiaomi phones will be released soon and you’ll be able to timely plan your purchase if you’ve always wanted to own a great smartphone from a leading Chinese brand without spending a fortune on the device!


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My name is Inna. I am a content writer with an English and literature background. As a mother of a 2-year old son, I love learning about children’s health and development, as well as finding new interesting toys and activities for my little one. I am also in love with all things tech and always keep my finger on the pulse of new smartphone and gadget releases. Another big passion of mine is beauty and makeup – every day I read about new trends in skin care and makeup and always look forward to trying them. Plus, I love pop culture, travelling, crafts, and anything that can make our daily life more thrilling!