Xiaomi Mi 5, Redmi 3X Price Slashed in China

Xiaomi Mi 5, Redmi 3X Price Slashed in China
Highlights
  • The Xiaomi Mi 5 price dropped roughly by Rs. 2,000
  • The price drop is only applicable in China for now
  • The price cuts should translate into cheaper international pricing

Five months after its launch, the Xiaomi Mi 5 has received its first official price cut in China. The Chinese electronics giant has cut the price down by CNY 200 (roughly Rs. 2,000), making the new retail price start from CNY 1,799 (roughly Rs. 18,100).

The Xiaomi Mi 5 32GB storage variant is now available in China for CNY 1,799 (roughly Rs. 18,100), while the 64GB storage variant is available for CNY 2,099 (roughly Rs. 21,100). The Xiaomi Mi 5 Pro with 4GB LPDDR4 RAM and 128GB storage has also received the same price cut, and can now be purchased for CNY 2,499 (roughly Rs. 25,200).

The Mi 5 smartphone was launched in China in February this year and was priced at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 20,100) for the 32GB variant. The 64GB variant was priced at CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs. 23,100), and the Mi 5 Pro was priced at CNY 2,699 (roughly Rs. 27,100). A month later, Xiaomi made the 32GB variant available in India for Rs. 24,999. This price cut in China will probaly also translate into a price drop in India in the coming weeks.

Apart from the Mi 5, Xiaomi has also officially slashed the price of the Redmi 3X smartphone. The smartphone was launched in June for CNY 899 (roughly Rs. 9,000) and was sold exclusively by China Unicom. The Redmi 3X receives a price cut of CNY 100 (roughly Rs. 1,000) and is now available in the Chinese market for CNY 799 (roughly Rs. 8,000). The Redmi 3X has not been launched in India, however a similar variant, the Redmi 3S, is available in India for Rs. 6,999.

News of the price cuts was first reported by GizmoChina.


  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Good design
  • Decent camera quality
  • Blazing fast performance
  • Great battery life
  • Good fingerprint sensor
  • Excellent value-for-money
  • Bad
  • No expandable storage
  • Higher storage variants not available at launch
  • Some unusual UI customisations
  • Flash sale model makes it hard to buy
Display 5.15-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Front Camera 4-megapixel
Rear Camera 16-megapixel
RAM 3GB
Storage 32GB
Battery Capacity 3000mAh
OS Android 6.0
Resolution 1080x1920 pixels
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Tasneem Akolawala is a Senior Reporter for Gadgets 360. Her reporting expertise encompasses smartphones, wearables, apps, social media, and the overall tech industry. She reports out of Mumbai, and also writes about the ups and downs in the Indian telecom sector. Tasneem can be reached on Twitter at @MuteRiot, and leads, tips, and releases can be sent to tasneema@ndtv.com. More
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