Today’s the best time to buy either the Xiaomi Mi 5 or the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. Both smartphones are available today on open sale without the need for prior registrations. The flagship Mi 5 is only available on mi.com, while the Redmi Note 3 is available on the company’s website as well as e-commerce sites like Amazon India, Flipkart and Snapdeal. Also Read - Mi Band X strapless smart band with 360-degree flexible display under works?
At the time of filing the story the 32GB variant of the Xiaomi Mi 5 is listed on the company’s website, priced at Rs 24,999. The Redmi Note 3 16GB and 32GB variants are listed on all three e-commerce sites as well as mi.com. But the 32GB variant is out of stock on the company’s website. As for the 16GB variant, only the dark grey and silver variants are currently available. Flipkart is also offering an exchange bonus on the Redmi Note 3. One can get up to Rs 8,000 off on the 16GB variant or Rs 10,000 off on the 32GB variant, which can bring the price of both variants down to Rs 1,999. Also Read - Best laptops under Rs 40,000 in July 2021: Mi Notebook 14, Asus VivoBook 14, and more
There’s no word from Xiaomi on how many units of each smartphone is available today. But today seems like the best time to buy either of the smartphones, especially for those who failed to get their hands on the devices during the weekly flash sales. Also Read - Friendship Day gifting ideas for your young tech-savvy besties under Rs 5,000
Xiaomi Mi 5 specifications, features: The flagship smartphone features a 5.15-inch full HD (1080p) display, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 chipset, 3GB of RAM, 32GB internal storage, 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and a 4-megapixel selfie camera. It also comes with a fingerprint scanner embedded into the home button, a 3,000mAh battery, 4G LTE support, and it runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0 wrapped under MIUI 7.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 specifications, features: The phablet features a 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 650 hexa-core chipset, and 2GB of RAM for 16GB variant or 3GB of RAM for 32GB variant. It also features a 16-megapixel f/2.0 rear camera, 5-megapixel selfie camera, and connectivity options like dual-SIM card slots (hybrid setup), Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 4G with VoLTE support.