Shopee launches Xiaomi Official Store, holds April 4 flash sale of Redmi 5 for only P5,990

You can now buy Xiaomi products at Shopee. A partnership between the e-commerce platform Shopee and popular Chinese device maker Xiaomi now lets the 11 million Shopee users access to Xiaomi products – from smartphones and power banks to travel bags and rice cookers – via the Shopee mobile app. Remember that Xiaomi fans continued to buy Xiaomi products via parallel import, even when Xiaomi’s official presence in the country vanished in 2016. This may be a boost to Shopee’s growing number of users. 

Xiaomi Regional Director John Chen, and Shopee Head of Business Development Jane Lim during the Shopee and Xiaomi MOU signing last March 23, 2018 at the New World Hotel, Makati City. 

The Official Xiaomi Store at Shopee

Redmi 5 Flash Sale on Shopee

To celebrate the launch of Xiaomi’s official store on Shopee, a flash sale of the Redmi 5 16GB (exclusively sold online on Shopee) will be held on 12 of April 4, with a special price of P5,990, with 10% Shopee coins cashback. Users who pre-register their interest from 23 to 31 March will get a 250 PHP Xiaomi voucher (limited quantity, while stocks last), which can be used to offset the purchase of all products on the Xiaomi Official Store.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Specs and Features

The budget-friendly Redmi 5 runs on an octa-core Snapdragon 450 plus 2GB RAM combo, has a 5.7-inch Full Screen display (1140×720, 18:9 aspect ratio), features Dual Micro-SIM slots, and comes with a large 3300 mAh battery. Its 12MP F2.2 rear camera has a 1.25-micron pixel size and phase detection autofocus, while the 5MP F2.0 selfie camera comes with an LED Selfie light for low light portraits.

The rear camera app of the Redmi 5 with a medium to low light scene in view.

Recently, Xiaomi has also opened its second store at SM Megamall and launched the Redmi 5A and 5 Plus.

You can download Shopee for free on the App Store or Google Play Store. Visit Xiaomi’s Official Store on Shopee or check out their website.

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Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife's cooking so much he's now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman - his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, "Notwithstanding Pigs," initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for