Xiaomi Mi 5 price slashes by ₹2,000 in India, now available at ₹22,999

Few months ago, Xiaomi flagship phone Mi 5 was launched in India at ₹24,999. Now Xiaomi has announced a permanent price drop for Mi 5. The price of Xiaomi Mi 5 is slashed to ₹22,999 which will be effective on August 23 i.e today. The price drop is for all the Mi 5 color. Mi 5 is exclusively available to buy on both Flipkart and Mi.com.


Mi 5 is the first smartphone launched in 2016 that flaunts a powerful quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 CPU. The smartphone received a great response from Mi Fans. Xiaomi Mi 5, after the price slashed, is now at par with its Chinese competitor LeEco Le Max 2 which is priced at ₹22,999. Le Max 2 also boasts a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 CPU.

With this price drop, Xiaomi Mi5 could be the cheapest smartphone available in India running the fastest SoC of the year Snapdragon 820. If you have a budget around ₹20,000 give or take, this could be your chance to grab the Mi 5 at this price.

Mi 5 showcases its 5.15-inch sleek and beautiful glass body made from Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It weighs as light as 129 grams. Apart from the powerful Snapdragon 820 CPU, it is also equipped with a 3 GB RAM and 32 GB on-board storage. The smartphone supports 4G LTE network and it is VoLTE enabled.

At the back, there resides a 16 MP f/2.0 main camera with dual-LED flash. It supports 4-axis OIS (Optical Image Stabilization). Further, it houses a 3000 mAh battery which cannot be removed.

Xiaomi Mi 5 Specifications

  • Display: 5.15-inch Full HD IPS LCD display (1920 x 1080 pixels resolution)
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on both sides
  • Operating System: MIUI 7 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, on the Home button
  • CPU: Up to 1.8 GHz quad-core Kyro processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC
  • GPU: Adreno 530
  • Memory: 3 GB LPDDR4
  • Storage: 32 GB internal, No MicroSD support
  • Rear Camera: 16 MP with dual-LED flash, PDAF and 4-axis OIS along with f/2.0 aperture
  • Front Camera: 4 MP
  • Cellular: 4G LTE, Dual nano-SIM (GSM + GSM), VoLTE support
  • Other: USB Type-C, Quick Charge 3.0
  • Colors: White
  • Dimensions: 144.5 mm x 69.2 mm x 7.25 mm
  • Weight: 129 grams
  • Battery: 3000 mAh