Xiaomi Mi 5, Redmi Note 3 to Be Made Available in Open Sale Today 04 May 2016
Xiaomi’s flagship Mi 5 smartphone will be available in open sale on Wednesday. The open sale means that users won’t be required to register for the sale, which kicks off at 2pm IST.
The Chinese company, apart from the Mi 5, will also have the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and the 20000mAh Mi Power Bank available via the company’s Mi.com website without registrations. To recall, the Mi 5 was made available in an open sale in India with the Redmi Note 3 last week as well.
Getting back to the Xiaomi Mi 5, readers should note that the company has only brought a single variant of the smartphone in India, what was unveiled as the ‘standard edition’ in China, featuring 3GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage. It has been priced at Rs. 24,999. Notably, while the smartphone is only available via Mi.com for now, the company says it will be made available via its e-commerce partners a few weeks later.
Coming to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, it will be available in two RAM and storage versions – one including 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage, and other 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage. The 2GB variant is priced at Rs. 9,999, while the 3GB variant is priced at Rs. 11,999.
On the other hand, the 20000mAh Mi Power Bank is the highest capacity power bank from Xiaomi to be made available in India. It supports fast charging and takes up to 7 hours to fully charge. As before, it will be available at Rs. 1,699.