The smartphone market in India is reaching a boiling point, with the availability of an array of manufacturers and their assortment of feature-rich smartphones. Amongst them, Xiaomi has consolidated itself as a crowd favorite, garnering positive reviews from both the critics and the customers for its products. Xiaomi believes in blending the best of performance and reliability in its smartphones. Another plus point in most of Xiaomi’s smartphones is their lightweight nature. So in case you are on the lookout for a phone that’s light on your pockets, both literally and figuratively, here’s the best 5 lightweight smartphones from Xiaomi.
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
One of the flagship devices, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has sold millions of units since its launch. Weighing 164g, the Note 3 is a powerhouse of amazing features, including a crisp 5.5-inch full HD display, Android Lollipop 5.1 OS, 16MP rear and 5MP front camera, a mammoth 4,050mAh battery, and 4G and USB OTG support. Powered by 1.4GHz hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 chipset, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 comes in two variants – 3GB RAM, 3GB storage and 2GB RAM, 16GB storage. With price starting from Rs. 9,999, you have the option to choose between Gold, Silver and Dark Grey colors.
- Redmi 3S Prime
Xiaomi’s Redmi 3S Prime (Silver) has been a popular smartphone in the budget segment. This compact device encompasses the best of hardware and software, with a 5.0-inch HD display, 1.1GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 CPU, 3GB RAM, Android Marshmallow 6.0 OS, 32GB storage and 13MP rear shooter. At a meagre 144g, the Redmi 3S Prime retails for Rs. 8,999.
- Mi 5
In the semi-premium segment, Xiaomi is making ripples with the Mi 5. This 5.15-inch full HD display smartphone features impressive set of specifications, including the powerful 1.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 3GB RAM, Android Marshmallow 6.0 OS, 3000mAh battery capacity and 16M rear camera. But what’s especially impressive about this smartphone is its weight – at just 129g, the Mi 5 surely packs a punch. Most online websites retail the Mi 5 at Rs. 22,999.
- Mi 4i
Built in the image of Xiaomi’s successful Mi 4, is Mi 4i. Powered by an impressive 1.7GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor and 2GB RAM, the Mi 4i runs on Android Lollipop 5.0, and houses a host of features like 16GB storage, 13MP rear and 5MP front camera, a decent 3,120mAh battery, and 4G and USB OTG support. At just 130g, the Mi 4i is one of Xiaomi’s lightest phones for just INR 11999/-.
- Redmi 4A
The Redmi 4A is one of the newest launches by Xiaomi in the budget segment. At just 131.50g, the Redmi 4A is a mini beast, with spectacular features including 5.0-inch HD display, 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset, 2GB RAM, Android Marshmallow 6.0 OS, 16GB storage, 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera, and 3,120mAh battery capacity. Priced at Rs. 5,999, the Redmi 4A is available in Gold and Dark Grey colors.
Hopefully, this list will help you narrow down your search for a lightweight Xiaomi smartphone.