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 on last December. Yet, the phone packs octa-core processor with 14nm FinFET technology comes with fast charging technology, and the front camera despite featuring 5mp sensor, is additionally bearing 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 has made both of its storage variants more affordable than before, is available in two different colors.

Basically, Redmi 5 features 5.7-inch full-screen IPS LCD display, supporting 16 million colors and 720 x 1440 resolution, with 18:9 aspect ratio and 282 PPI density. It is powered by Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor clocked at 1.8 GHz that features Adreno 506 as GPU.

Furthermore, Redmi 5 runs the MIUI 9.1 based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. There is a 12 MP sensor mounted in the rear camera setup. The device is hosting a large non-removable battery with juice for 31 days of standby time, with the 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 are a rear-mounted fingerprint reader and connectivity supports of 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 at Rs. 7,499 (Rs. 8,499 being the original price) and 32GB priced at Rs. 8,999 (Rs. 9,999 originally). The offers in Amazon.in as ‘Deal of the Day’ are for today, May 15 till 11.55pm IST. The 16GB model is available in Gold and the 32GB variant, in Black.

In case you are reading this after the offers have expired, go through other deals Amazon is offering.

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