Xiaomi Mi 5 and Redmi Note 3 will go on open sale in India from June 1

Xiaomi launched the Mi 5 smartphone in India for Rs. 24,999 back in March, which went on sale through flash sale starting from April 6th. Today the company has announced that the phone will be available through open sale starting from June 1st starting from 10AM through the Mi India website. Both the variants of the Redmi Note 3 will also go on open sale in India through Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal at the same time.


To remind you, the Mi 5 packs a 5.15-inch 1080p display, is powered by a Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, has 3GB of RAM, runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with MIUI 7 on top, has a fingerprint sensor, 16-megapixel camera on the back with dual-tone LED flash, Sony IMX298 sensor, PDAF, 4-axis OIS, 4MP front-facing camera, Infrared sensor and a 3,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0.

Redmi Note 3 packs a 5.5-inch 1080p screen, is powered by a Hexa-Core Snapdragon 650 (Snapdragon 618 previously) processor, runs on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) with MIUI 7 top, has a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, LED flash and phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF), 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It has a metal body, hybrid dual SIM support with 4G on both, fingerprint sensor on the back and packs a 4000mAh battery with fast charging.

In case you missed getting Mi’s latest flagship smartphone or the Redmi Note 3 during earlier flash sales, this is the time to grab one.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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