Xiaomi revealed it’s mystery flagship dual camera smartphone in a launch event on Delhi on 5th September. Xiaomi is the latest OEM to partner with Google in producing Android One series of phones. Xiaomi Mi A1 can probably be said to be the most high specced and feature rich Android One smartphone.
Key Specifications of Mi A1
|LTPS FHD display|
|1080 x 1920 resolution, 403 PPI|
|CHIPSET||Octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor|
|Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Adreno 506 graphics 650MHz|
|MEMORY||4GB RAM with 64GB Internal Storage|
|Up to 128GB expandable storage|
12MP Wide-angle lens
f/2.2 aperture, 1.25μm pixels, Two-tone flash, PDAF, 5 piece lens, 26mm equivalent focal length
12MP Telephoto lens
f/2.6 aperture, 1.0μm pixels, 5 piece lens, 50mm equivalent focal length2x Optical zoom
Low light photography enhancements
4K Video recording
720p slow-mo video @120 fps
|5MP front camera
f/2.0 aperture, 1.12μm pixels, Beautify with 36 smart beauty profiles
|BATTERY||3080mAh(typ) / 3000mAh(min)*|
|Ambient Light Sensor|
|OPERATING SYSTEM||Stock Android Nougat 7.1.2 with promised update till Android P|
|CONNECTIVITY||Hybrid Dual SIM|
|Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display, Wi-Fi hotspot|
|4G LTE with VoLTE|
|DIMENSIONS||155.4 x 75.8 x 7.3 mm|
Mi A1 is the first smartphone launched by Xiaomi with Stock Android. The device comes with Android Nougat 7.1.2 and a promised update to Android Oreo by end of 2017. Xiaomi and Google have also promised that this Android A1 device will get a guaranteed update to Android P. Mi A1 will serve a great option to people looking for a mid range smartphone with great camera and Stock Android experience.
Xiaomi launched the Mi A1 as a global device and it will be available in around 40 countries.
As far as availability in India is concerned Mi A1 goes on sale on Flipkart and Mi.com on 12th September for Rs. 14,999. Mi A1 will also be available from Xiaomi’s offline channels which include Mi Homes and their preferred partners.
Xiaomi has tied up with Airtel to provide Mi A1 buyers with a special offer of 200 GB free data.