This is the first time that an Mi-series flagship is being launched in another country after going on sale in China the same month. We’re talking about the Xiaomi Mi 5, which went on sale in China on the first of March and is set to launch in India on the last day of the same month.
There’s no word on the price or whether Xiaomi will launch all three variants of the phone, as found in China.
The Mi 5 is among the first phones in the world to ship with a Snapdragon 820 processor. With that, the Mi 5 has a 5.15-inch full HD display, 3/4GB RAM, 32/64/128GB ROM, 3000mAh battery, 16 mega-pixel rear camera, 4 mega-pixel front camera.
If you’re looking to buy the Mi 5 in India, you can expect a starting price of around 20,000 INR.
Hugo Barra, Xiaomi VP, said during the Redmi Note 3 launch in India that the country remains to be one of the most important markets for Xiaomi, and that Mi India’s ‘magic’ is still alive.