Chinese smartphone giant, Xioami has dropped the price of its flagship device, the Mi 5, for the Indian market. The smartphone which was launched at Rs 24,999 will now be available for 22,999. Xioami’s Indian head Manu Jain took it to Twitter to announce the price cut and availability of the Mi 5 smartphone.
The tweet reads “#Mi5 for Rs 22,999 starting today, we are announcing a permanent price drop for Mi 5. Buy it from Mi.com and @Flipkart. @XiaomiIndia”
The Xiaomi Mi 5 was launched in March this year and was the company’s most expensive device launched for the Indian market.
Specification-wise, the smartphone features a 5.15 inch full HD display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and is powered by Snapdragon 820 processor paired with 3 GB RAM.
The smartphone also features a fingerprint sensor incorporated in the home button. Camera sensors include a 16 MP with LED flash on the rear, while a 4 MP front facing snapper. Connectivity includes 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and USB Type-C. The smartphone is juiced by a 3000mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge.
Recently, Samsung also slashed the prices for its Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Both devices saw a price cut of Rs 5,000. The Galaxy S7 which was launched at Rs 48,900 is now available for Rs 43,400, while the Galaxy S7 Edge will now be selling at a price of Rs 50,900.