Xiaomi India’s Mi 2nd anniversary sale is all set to kick off tomorrow, and we are slowly getting glimpses at some of the deals that we can expect during the three-day sale. For one, Xiaomi has announced price cuts on both the Mi 4 and the current flagship Mi 5 smartphones. Also Read - Best wearable gift ideas under Rs 5,000 for Father's Day 2021Also Read - Another Xiaomi folding phone set to launch after October with Mi MIX Fold specs
Xiaomi India head Manu Kumar Jain announced the price cuts for the Mi 4 and the Mi 5 on Twitter. The Xiaomi Mi 4 is getting a permanent price cut of Rs 4,000 on the mi.com website. In other words, the Rs 14,999 price tag has fallen to Rs 10,999. The price goes live from tomorrow during the anniversary sale. The Xiaomi Mi 5, on the other hand, is getting a temporary price cut of Rs 2,000. Valid only during the three-day sale, this cut sees the price tag come down from Rs 24,999 to Rs 22,999. This price cut is valid on only the black and white variants during the sale. At the time of filing this story though, there is no word on how many units of these smartphones will be available during the sale. Also Read - Best smartphones for photography under Rs 20,000 to gift for Father's Day
Xiaomi Mi 5 specifications
The flagship smartphone flaunts a 5.15-inch full HD (1080p) display, and is powered by Qualcomm s Snapdragon 820 chipset paired with 3GB of RAM. While there is 32GB internal storage, there is no microSD slot to expand the storage.
Xiaomi Mi 5 features
The Mi 5 also features a 16-megapixel rear camera with 4K video recording capabilities, and four-axis OIS technology, 4-megapixel selfie camera, 3,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support, and a fingerprint scanner embedded into the home button.
Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, IR Blaster, USB Type-C port and NFC, and on the software front, it runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow wrapped under MIUI 7.
Xiaomi Mi 4 specifications
The smartphone flaunts a 5-inch full HD 1080p display, and is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM.
Xiaomi Mi 4 features
The smartphone also features a 13-megapixel rear camera featuring LED flash, 8-megapixel front facing camera, and a 3,080mAh battery. On the connectivity front, the Mi 4 supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0. Despite the price drop, Xiaomi’s Mi 4 is unlikely to tempt users with last year’s specifications and features and the absence of 4G connectivity.
Xiaomi Mi 2nd anniversary sale deals
Xiaomi’s Re 1 flash sale is again likely to hog the most limelight on all three days. This flash sale will have only a limited number of Xiaomi products like the Mi 5, Redmi Note 3, Mi Max smartphones, Mi Power Bank, and the Mi Bluetooth speaker.
As for discounts, the Mi 5 gold variant will be available for Rs 24,999 along with a pair of free Mi In-Ear Headphones Pro Gold. The Mi Max will be available for Rs 15,248, while the Mi 4i with Mi USB Cable and Mi USB Fan bundle will be available for Rs 11,999. The company will also be slashing the price of its Mi Bluetooth Speaker from Rs 2,699 to Rs 1,999. Xiaomi will also be giving one Mi TV to a lucky winner to those participating in the sale through the Mi Store App during July 20 and July 22.