Xiaomi To Launch ”Desh Ka Smartphone” On November 30th: Will Be Part Of Redmi Series
- Flipkart teases exclusive availability of Xiaomi’s “Desh ka Smartphone”
- New Xiaomi smartphone will be launched on November 30
- Redmi 5A is likely to be the next Xiaomi model in India
Following a couple of teasers, it has now been confirmed that Xiaomi to launch ”Desh Ka Smartphone” on November 30th and it will sell its “Desh ka Smartphone” exclusively on Flipkart. The new smartphone is scheduled to be launched in India for November 30 and is expected to debut with a compelling battery life.
Flipkart on Tuesday teased the arrival of the “Desh ka Smartphone” on its online marketplace by releasing a dedicated webpage. The webpage does not reveal the specifications of the upcoming Xiaomi smartphone. However, it highlights that the new device will overcome the battery life issues that are common among affordable handsets. The online listing also suggests better multi-tasking on the new smartphone.
Xiaomi’s vice president and India MD , Manu Jain previously teased the upcoming smartphone and said it will “change the lives of the entire country, especially people living in rural India,”. He had also posted a promo image of the “Desk ka Smartphone” on Twitter. The smartphone is speculated to be an entry level device, however, neither its specifications nor price is known as of now. It is rumoured that the “Desk ka Smartphone” could be the Xiaomi Redmi 5A, which was announced in China last month. The smartphone could be launched as the successor to last year’s budget device, the Xiaomi Redmi 4A.
If we believe some ongoing speculations, the “Desh ka Smartphone” is likely to be the Xiaomi Redmi 5A that has already been available in China for CNY 599 (approximately Rs. 5,800). The handset features a 5-inch HD display and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, clocked at 1.4GHz, and coupled with 2GB of RAM. It has 16GB onboard storage, 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, and a 5-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture. The smartphone runs Android Nougat-based MIUI 9 skin and packs a battery that is claimed to last for whopping eight days on a single charge.
The development of the “Desh ka Smartphone” emerges amid Xiaomi’s growing presence in India. Last month, the Beijing-based company became the biggest smartphone vendor in the country, sharing the leadership with Samsung and now Xiaomi to launch ”Desh Ka Smartphone” on November 30th. It shipped over 9.2 million units in the last quarter and opened its third manufacturing facility in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, last week, which is dedicated to producing “Made in India” power banks.