“Xiaomi axed the prices of as many as five smartphones through the week”
Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi 6, Mi A2 and other smartphones received price cuts the past week as Xiaomi has had a busy week. Its newly independent Redmi made headlines globally with its all-new Redmi Note 7 with a whopping 48-megapixel sensor in China, while in India, the vendor added a few of products to its lineup such as Mi TV 4A Pro 43-inch, Mi LED TV 4X Pro 55-inch, and Mi Soundbar. But fans in India were certainly the happiest with the slashes prices for the smartphone price cuts the brand announced, along with the Redmi 6A 16GB finally going on open sale. Here’s a look back at the Xiaomi price cuts over the past week:
|Smartphones||Old Price||New Price|
|Xiaomi Mi A2||Rs 15,999/ Rs 18,999||Rs 13,999/ Rs 15,999|
|Xiaomi Redmi Y2||Rs 9,999/ Rs 10,999||Rs 8,999/ Rs 10,999|
|Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro||Rs 13,999/ Rs 15,999||Rs 12,999/ Rs 13,999|
|Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro||Rs 10,999/ Rs 12,999||Rs 9,999/ Rs 11,999|
|Xiaomi Redmi 6||Rs 8,499/ Rs 9,499||Rs 7,999/ Rs 8,499|
Xiaomi Redmi 6 price in India
While the Mi A2 (review) is a stock-Android smartphone, the rest of the offerings run Xiaomi custom MIUI skin atop Android. The Redmi 6 (review) is the most affordable offering to have received a price cut in the last few days. It comes with a 5.45-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) with an 18:9 aspect ratio and MediaTek Helio P22 SoC, coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB/ 64GB storage, ticking at its core. For photography, it sports a dual 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel sensors on the rear and a 5-megapixel shooter on the front for selfies. The Redmi 6 price in India is Rs 7,999 for the 3GB + 32GB variant and Rs 8,499 for the 3GB + 64GB option.
Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro price in India
Moving on to the Redmi 6 Pro (review), it boasts of slightly better specs compared to its sibling Redmi 6. Its major highlights include a 5.84-inch full HD+ notch-toting display, Snapdragon 625 chipset, up to 4GB of RAM, and a 4,000mAh battery. The camera hardware is the same as the regular Redmi 6 model. The Redmi 6 Pro price in India now stands at Rs 9,999 for the 3GB + 32GB and Rs 11,999 for the 4GB + 64GB variants.
Xiaomi Redmi Y2 price in India
As for the Redmi Y2 (review), it’s a selfie-centric phone from Xiaomi. The phone offers a 16-megapixel shooter on the front with f/2.0, an LED flash unit, AI Beauty 4.0, and Super Pixel technology for selfies. On the rear, it gets a dual 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel shooters with LED flash. Other features include a 5.99-inch 18:9 aspect ratio display, Snapdragon 625 SoC, 3GB/ 4GB of RAM, and a 3,080mAh battery. The Redmi Y2 price in India after the price cut is Rs 8,999 and Rs 10,999 for the 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB variants, respectively.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro price in India
The Redmi Note 5 Pro (review) specifications, on the other hand, flaunts a metal unibody design with a 5.99-inch FHD+ display and Snapdragon 636 SoC paired with 4GB/6GB of RAM and 32GB/ 64GB internal storage. For photography, it sports a dual 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel sensors on the rear, while on the front, you get a 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 sensor. The handset boots Android Nougat out of the box and houses a 4,000mAh battery. The Redmi Note 5 Pro price in India has been slashed to Rs 12,999 for the 4GB RAM option, while the 6GB RAM variant now costs Rs 13,999.
Xiaomi Mi A2 price in India
Last in the list is the Xiaomi Mi A2 smartphone. It comes pre-loaded with Android Oreo out of the box and sports a 5.99-inch IPS display with full HD+ resolution and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The phone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 SoC paired with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB onboard storage, which can be further expandable. Apart from this, you get dual 12-megapixel + 20-megapixel sensors on the rear, a 20-megapixel front camera, and a 3,000mAh battery. The Mi A2 price in India has been reduced to Rs 13,999 and Rs 15,999 for the 4GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB variants, respectively.
|Octa core (1.8 GHz, Quad Core + 1.6 GHz, Quad core)|
|4 GB RAM|
|5.99 inches (15.21 cm)|
|1080x2160 px, 403 PPI|
|12 MP + 5 MP Dual Primary Cameras|
|Dual-color LED Flash|
|20 MP Front Camera|
|Quick Charging 2.0|