Xiaomi Mi 5, which till now was sold through MI.com only, is now available on other e-commerce sites also. Now you can buy the handset from Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal as well as TataCLiQ.
Mi India announced this in its Twitter account, saying, “More choices – #Mi5 now available on http://mi.com and at Aamazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal and TataCLiQ”.
Till May, the smartphone was available through flash sale only. From June 1 onwards, the smartphone it has been made available through open sales.
Xiaomi Mi 5, which was launched in India in April this year, is available for Rs 24,999 for the 3GB RAM/32GB storage variant. The Mi 5 has a 5.15 inch display that has full HD resolution. It is powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor and comes along with Adreno 530 graphics processor, dual SIM, a fingerprint scanner and Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system.
The phone has a 16 megapixel rear camera that has Sony IMX298 sensor, 6P lens, phase detection auto focus feature, LED flash light support, optical image stabilization and sapphire glass protection for lens. For selfies, the Mi 5 offers a 4 megapixel front camera.
The Xiaomi Mi 5 comes fitted with a 3000 mAh battery and comes with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 technology. It has a USB Type C port too. Other than that, the Mi 5 offers WiFi (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2 and NFC. The handset measures 144.5×69.2×7.25mm and weighs 129 grams.
The Xiaomi Mi 5 also has UFS 2.0 storage which is said to offer 87 per cent faster read write speed than eMMC 5.0 storage which is found in other smartphones. The Mi 5 comes with 4G+ (CAT 12 LTE modem) technology that can offer up to 600 Mbps speed. It also supports VoLTE.