The Xiaomi Mi 5 and Xiaomi Mi Redmi Note 3 are not available for purchase in the U.S and various other countries of the world. However, through the flash sale on GearBest, both the smartphones can be purchased with cheaper price tags.
The 64 GB Xiaomi Mi 5 is listed on the Chinese retailer site with a flash sale price of $396 along with worldwide free shipping service. It can be availed in color choices like silver, gold and black. The shipping date of the device is mentioned as June 23.
The smartphone features has a metallic frame flanked between front and rear glass panels. It has a 5.15-inch full HD display that is protected by Gorilla Glass 4.
Like major flagships of 2016 such as Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, LG G5, HTC 10, OnePlus 3, the Xiaomi Mi 5 is powered by Snapdragon 820 chipset. The SoC is coupled with 3 GB of RAM. Its main camera is of 16-megapixel and it has a selfie shooter of 4-megapixel.
Some of its other features include front-facing fingerprint reader, NFC and USB Type-C. It houses a battery of 3,000 mAh capacity that carries support for fast charging.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is the new midrange smartphone from the Chinese firm. Blessed with a complete metallic chassis, the phablet features a 5.5-inch full HD display.
The Redmi Note 3 variant that is available on flash sale with GearBest is powered by MediaTek Helio X10 chipset. The smartphone was also introduced CPU variant of Snapdragon 650.
It has a 16-megapixel camera on its rear side and a selfie shooter of 5-megapixel on its front. It also features a fingerprint scanner. It houses a mammoth battery of 4,000 mAh capacity.
The Chinese retailer is selling the 16 GB Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 that features 2 GB of RAM for $155. The 32 GB variant with 3 GB of RAM is priced at $193. The shipping dates for both phones are mentioned as June 25 to June 27. Both variants can be availed in colors like silver, gold and gray.
Earlier this year, Xiaomi's VP Hugo Barra had stated that the Xiaomi Mi 5 would be made available in Asian countries and Brazil in this year. However, the company has no plans to release it immediately in the U.S. and European countries. Hence, third party Chinese retailers are selling Xiaomi smartphones with attractive pricing to customers across the world.