Mi India has slashed the price of Mi 5 by Rs 2,000. As per Xiaomi, it is a permanent price cut and not a temporary one.
Post this, all the three colours of the Xiaomi Mi 5 – white, black and gold – will be available for Rs 22,999 exclusively on Flipkart and Mi.com down from the original launch price of Rs 24,999.
Xiaomi Mi 5, which was launched in India in April this year, has 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. 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.