NEW DELHI: As widely speculated, Xiaomi has finally launched its first-ever Android One-based smartphone in India. Called, Xiaomi Mi A1 the smartphone’s
key highlight is its dual-rear camera set-up at the back. This also makes the Mi A1 first Xiaomi smartphone with two back cameras in India.
Xiaomi Mi A1 price and availability:
The Xiaomi Mi A1 is priced at Rs 14,999. The device will be available starting September 12 from Mi.com and Flipkart. Interested buyers can get their hands on the device starting the same date from select offline stores, including the Mi Store. Buyers will also get 200GB of 4G internet data from Airtel for free.
Xiaomi Mi A1 specifications:
The Xiaomi Mi A1 runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat and comes with pure Android UI onboard. It ditches the MIUI interface, which the company has been touting in its handsets since years. Running Android One on the Mi A1 will result in quick OS updates, bug fixes, and a clean interface. However, the Chinese tech firm has not yet gone the Lenovo way by ditching its UI completely. It has been also announced that the Mi A1 will be getting Android 8.0 Oreo and Android P as well.
Sporting a 5.5-inch Full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass, the Xiaomi Mi A1 features a full-metal body with rounded edges. Under the hood, there is a mid-range octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, clubbed with 4GB RAM and Adreno 506 GPU.
The smartphone comes with 64GB inbuilt storage, which can be expanded using a microSD card.