Neighbourhood Technology Desk/Avi Arya: Xiaomi will be launching a new smartphone in India on March 14. Manu Kumar Jain, Xiaomi Global Vice President, made the announcement on Twitter on Wednesday, hinting at a phone that is “compact” and “powerhouse.”
Xiaomi sells multiple variants of the two phones in China. Xiaomi Redmi 5 is available in two variants – 2GB RAM + 16GB storage and 3GB RAM + 32GB storage – priced at 799 Yuan (approximately Rs 7,500) and 899 Yuan (approximately Rs 8,500) respectively. The Plus model is also available in two variants 3GB RAM + 32GB built-in storage and 4GB RAM + 32GB built-in storage which are priced at 999 Yuan (approximately Rs 9,500) and 1299 Yuan (approximately Rs 12,700) respectively.