Almost identical to Mi 5X, Xiaomi disclosed their newest offering in partnership with Google, the Mi A1.Previously we have seen companies like Micromax and Spice handling these responsibilities.As time flies and business flourishes, these two giant companies came all together for a new initiative only specified to India.This new release was announced at an event in New Delhi, which triggered hopes in between the mass for a budget friendly smartphone as Xiaomi specializes there forth.
The Mi A1 is manufactured by installing the stock Android Nougat and promises to deliver more updates on time being an Android One phone.Though it uses stock Android, it still has some apps that were noticed previously in Xiaomi manufactured phones like Mi Remote, Mi Camera, etc.
Apart from the promises made by the team about updations, the phone is made of unibody design and a 2.5D curved glass.As most of the vendors are implementing the fingerprint sensors in their models, here Mi A1 doesn’t lack it.As it rocks a pyrolytic graphite sheet, thus controlled heat dissipation making it cooled by 2degree Celsius. And it comes with a handy IR Blaster.
The smartphone is made powerful by implementing an octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC with 4GB RAM running stock Android 7.1.2.Also, it has a 5.5″ Full-HD display with a Corning Gorilla Glass.The phone bears two 12-MP rear cameras, one with f/2.2 aperture and the other telephoto lens with f/2.6 aperture delivering a 2X zoom.The front 5-MP camera has a beautification mode for all you selfie lovers.
It does have an expandable of storage by memory card up to 128GB with a 64Gb of stock internal storage with a hybrid dual-sim support.Other common specifications are 4G-VoLTE, GPS/A-GPS, dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port.Speaking of sensors, the Mi A1 has an accelerometer, ambient light sensors, infrared, magnetometer and a gyroscope.The battery has a juice of 3080 mAh, considering the optimizations made in the software part will help conserve power making the battery sufficient.
Pricing and availability:
The phone is priced at 14,999 INR and will be available only in Mi.com, Flipkart.com and company’s retail outlets on 12th of September, 12 PM onwards.It will be pretty much available to other big offline retail markets too.They are also offering 300GB of data from Airtel on purchasing this phone.It will be available in other countries like Russia, Indonesia, Taiwan, etc.
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Black | 64GB | 4GB