Xiaomi’s Redmi 5 is rather a low-range smartphone, and it may not have made it to the limelight as broadly as the likes of Mi Mix 2 and Note 5 Pro after its release last December. Yet, the phone packs an octa-core processor with 14nm FinFET technology, comes with fast charging technology, and the front camera, despite featuring a 5mp sensor, is additionally bearing an LED Selfie-light. Complementing these specs, the phone is as well hailed via high ratings on the web for performance.
The best part is that Amazon’s flash sale offers for today, May 15, have made both of its storage variants more affordable than before, are available in two different colors.
Basically, Redmi 5 features a 5.7-inch full-screen IPS LCD display, supporting 16 million colors and 720 x 1440 resolution, with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 282 PPI density. It is powered by a Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor clocked at 1.8 GHz, which features Adreno 506 as GPU.
Furthermore, Redmi 5 runs MIUI 9.1 based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. There is a 12 MP sensor mounted in the rear camera setup. The device hosts a large non-removable battery with juice for 31 days of standby time, with a capacity of 3,300mAh.
For the storage aspect, the 16GB model is supported by 2GB RAM, and the 32GB counterpart is coupled with 3GB RAM. Both are expandable up to 128GB via microSD that uses SIM slot 2, and the device brings a HYBRID SIM slot on board. Among other specs, there is a rear-mounted fingerprint reader, and connectivity supports Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi 11 b/g/n.
Both the variants in the flash sale offer have the discount tag of Rs. 1,000: 16GB costs Rs. 7,499 (Rs. 8,499 being the original price) and 32GB priced at Rs. 8,999 (Rs. 9,999 originally). The offers on Amazon. as ‘Deal of the Day are for today, May 15, till 11.55 pm IST. The 16GB model is available in Gold and the 32GB variant in Black.
If you are reading this after the offers have expired, go through other deals Amazon offers.