The much anticipated smartphone, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 is a tough contender in market and is priced at Rs 7,999. However, Jio Subscribers can get it for an effective price of Rs 5,799. This offer comes from Reliance Jio with INR 2200 instant cashback coupled with 100 GB additional data. Those awaiting the release of smartphone can grab it exclusively at the eCommerce giant alongside various Amazon offers.
Jio Cashback Launch Offers
The cashback on Redmi 5 which is a successor to Xiaomi’s Redmi 4 comes in the form of 44 cashback vouchers worth Rs 50 each in the MyJio App, and to make use of these vouchers, the user has to make a recharge on the eligible Redmi 5 device. In order to make use of the additional 100GB data you get with this offer, a minimum recharge of Rs198 or above must be done on the Jio network.
Another discount available with the Redmi 5 is that of 5 per cent instant discount on the SBI Credit Card along with a 90 per cent off on eBooks on Kindle as well with a maximum discount of Rs 400.These cashback vouchers can then be redeemed against future recharges done in the My Jio app. However, only one cashback voucher of INR 50 can be redeemed per eligible recharge.
Apart from the INR 2200 instant cashback, Jio is also offering 100GB of additional 4G data for Redmi5 buyers. Additionally, customers can get a 5 percent instant discount on the Redmi 5 using State Bank of India (SBI) debit and credit cards. Those of you who purchase the Redmi 5 from Amazon India can also enjoy up to 90% (maximum discount of Rs 400 discount on Kindle eBooks.
Variants on sale
- Redmi 5 price in India starts at Rs7, 999 for the base variant with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage.
- The 3GB RAM variant with 32GB storage is priced at Rs 8, 999.
- The top-end 4GB RAM variant with 64GB storage costs Rs 10, 999.
- The Redmi5 will be available from Mi.com, Amazon India, and MI Home stores. You can choose from four colour options Gold, Black, Lake Blue, and Rose Gold.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Specifications
The Redmi 5 is the next generation phone in one of the most successful series of MI.It sports a 5.7-inch 720 x 1440 HD+ resolution IPS display with the all-new 18:9 aspect ratio and the Redmi 5 is very similar to the Redmi Note 5, which is also known as the Redmi 5 Plus in China.
Powering the Redmi 5 is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa-core processor clocked at 1.8 GHz with an Adreno 506 GPU. As mentioned above, the Redmi 5 is offered in three memory configurations in India – 2GB RAM + 16GB storage, 3GB RAM + 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage.
The smartphone features a 12MP primary camera with a single LED flash and a 5MP selfie camera on the front with face recognition, Selfie countdown, LED flash, and Beautify 3.0 features. The main USP of the camera is that there is a dedicated LED flash on the front, because of which you will have no trouble taking decent selfies even in low light conditions. Also, both the cameras are capable of capturing videos at up to 1080p Full HD resolution.
The Redmi 5 runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat-based MIUI 9 out of the box. Like other recent smartphones launched by Xiaomi, the Redmi 5 offers the dual-app feature that lets you run two separate instances of a single application. It uses a Hybrid Dual SIM configuration, which means you will have to choose between adding a second SIM card or a microSD card for further expansion. Other features include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy, IR blaster, GPS and 4G VoLTE. The Redmi 5 does come with a fingerprint sensor as well, mounted on the back of the handset