Xiaomi Mi 5 was announced in February this year. However, now its price has been officially slashed by $30. Even Chinese retailers are selling the Xiaomi Mi 5 with discounted pricing for customers all over the world.
Rumors have it that the recent price cut on Xiaomi Mi 5 is an attempt by the company to clear its stock so that it can drive the focus of its customers to its upcoming flagship, the Xiaomi Mi Note 2. Speculations are rife that the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 release date is set as Sept. 5.
Xiaomi is now aggressively selling the Mi 5 smartphone. It has not only slashed the price of the phone but started selling limited edition Xiaomi Mi 5 bundles with Band 2, Xiaomi VR Play and Notebook Air.
The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is expected to arrive with a 5.7-inch Quad HD display. The upcoming flagship is pegged to be the first smartphone from the Chinese firm to arrive with a dual-edge curved screen like the one present on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7.
It will be driven by Snapdragon 821 chipset and 4 GB of RAM. The native storage of Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is speculated as 128 GB. It is also speculated to arrive with dual camera module on its rear panel. It is expected to come with a huge battery of 4,000 mAh capacity.
The bundled editions of Xiaomi Mi 5 and its recent price cut is only available in countries like China and India. The Chinese firm has not released the smartphone in countries like the U.S., the U.K and Australia. Also, the company has not revealed any plans to release Xiaomi Mi 5 or the upcoming flagship in these nations.
GearBest, the well-known Chinese retailer that is known for selling tech products across the world with affordable prices is also offering Xiaomi Mi 5 with attractive pricing. The 32 GB Xiaomi Mi 5 in golden color is available for $310.
The 64 GB Xiaomi Mi 5 in golden color can be bought for $357 using GBMI562 coupon code. Its white color variant be purchased for $362 using GBMI561 coupon code.