Keeping the festive season in mind, smartphone brands are offering massive discounts and offers on their phones to sell out more units. As we know, Xiaomi has been on the ramp up this year with its very attractive offerings which come at even more attractive pricing and the company is showing no signs of stopping. Having said that, Xiaomi, like other smartphone brands, isn’t leaving any stone unturned to make sure that buyers get the benefit of its latest festive season offerings. As part of this festive season offer, interested buyers will be able to get their hands on the Xiaomi Mi A2 at Rs 14,999 and other smartphones such as Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and Mi Mix 2 can also be picked up at a discounted rate. Read further to know how you can avail the festive season offers on these phones. The discounted prices can be availed from October 18, 2018, to November 7, 2018.
Xiaomi Mi A2 at Rs 14,999: An Excellent Deal
TheXiaomi Mi A2 (review) will be available at Rs 14,999 down from the original price of Rs 16,999. At that price, the Mi A2 is an excellent smartphone considering the hardware it has underneath. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. More importantly, it boasts of dual cameras on the rear side which offers possibly the best performance in the price range of Rs 15,000 or even Rs 20,000. However, Mi A2 lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack and a microSD card slot for storage expansion.
Xiaomi Phones Under Rs 3,000 Discounts
To announce these new festive season offerings, Xiaomi took to Twitter and announced that it would be offering discounts up to Rs 3,000 on its selected devices. The tweet by Xiaomi said, “When we Indians shop, we shop ‘khulke’! Huge discounts and great offers on the best selling Xiaomi products. Visit the store near you now.” These devices along with the discounts are going to be available across all offline stores, retailers and partner stores where the buyers will be able to get the benefits of this festive season offer.
The phones which will get the discount include the Xiaomi Mi A2, Redmi Note 5 Pro 4GB RAM/64GB Storage variant, Redmi Y2 4GB RAM/64GB Storage variant and the Mi Mix 2. Out of these devices, the Redmi Y2, the Redmi Note 5 Pro and the Xiaomi Mi A2 get Rs 2,000 discount, whereas buyers buying the Mi Mix 2 can avail a discount of Rs 3,000.
Additionally, buyers will be able to get Rs 500 cashback from Paytm Mall on purchases above Rs 10,000, and they will also get a coupon worth Rs 1000 for Xiaomi phones on shopping of Rs 10,000 or above. Further, SBI Credit/Debit card users will be able to redeem Rs 500 cashback.
Is the Price Worth It?
Xiaomi has immensely increased its stronghold in the country owing to its very impressive offerings in the budget or mid-range price point. With these new discounts, we can say with utmost confidence that the phones come at a steal. The Xiaomi Mi A2 is an Android One phone offering an amazing camera and also impressive performance. With this discounted price point of Rs 14,999, the phone rivals the Honor Play which retails for Rs 19,999 in the market.
Talking about the Redmi Note 5 Pro, there is no doubt that the phone has gone on to become of the highest selling devices from Xiaomi this year, so there is no doubt that with a Rs 2,000 discount the Redmi Note 5 Pro makes up for a very impressive buy. The phone comes in at the price of Rs 12,999, and it goes against the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 which retails for Rs 14,999 right now. Although many would pick the Asus phone over Redmi Note 5 Pro, this new discount surely makes the Note 5 Pro a better bang for the buck.
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