Xiaomi Mi 5, Redmi Note 3 on open sales from today


Mumbai : Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Mi 5 will be available on open sale from June 1. Manu Jain, company’s India head tweeted the smartphone can be bought directly, without any registrations. The Mi 5 will be available via Mi.com, while the Redmi Note 3 will be available via Mi.com, Amazon India, Flipkart, and Snapdeal, registration, starting from June 1, 10 am onwards.

In terms of specifications Mi 5 is packed with a Snapdragon 820 1.8GHz chipset, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal storage capacity. The device features a vibrant 5.15-inch HD LCD display. As for the camera, the device sports a rear 16MP sensor along with an optical image stabilizer (OIS) and LED flash. The front camera incorporates a 4MP sensor. It also supports NFC, a fingerprint sensor and Quick Charge 3.0, which can charge the battery up to 90 per cent in just one hour. Weighing 129g and with a thickness of 7.25mm, Mi 5 is considerably light, even with a large 3000mAh battery.

The Xiaomi Mi 5 runs on MIUI V7, a custom Android Marshmallow-based operating system. The Xiaomi Mi 5 is available for a price of Rs 24,999.