Xiaomi Mi A1 Specification, Price and Availability

xiaomi mi a1 mobile

xiaomi mi a1 mobile

Xiaomi is back in the game with its new launch Xiaomi Mi A1 in Indian markets. There’s a lot to talk about the new release from its distinguished features to its price and availability. Xiaomi’s Mi A1 is the first android one model of the series with a dual camera setup.

HIGHLIGHTS
Xiaomi Mi A1 is Xiaomi’s first new flagship smart phone in India.
The Xiaomi Mi A1 has been launched in India at Rs. 14,999.
It is Xiaomi’s first Android One smart phone.
Xiaomi Mi A1 is Xiaomi’s first dual-camera device in India.
It is expected to come with Google’s Android 8.0 Oreo.

KEY SPECIFICATIONS
Xiaomi Mi A1 sports an enviable 5.5-inch Full-HD display with resolution 1080×1920 pixels. Equipped with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass, it offers a full-metal body with rounded edges. Apart from that, there is a mid-range octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor 4GB RAM and Adreno 506 GPU.

The Xiaomi Mi A1 currently runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. It is soon expected to come with Google’s Android 8.0 Oreo and Android P as well. It has let go of its default MIUI interface. Running Android One on the Mi A1 will result in quick OS updates, bug fixes and a clean interface.

The first time dual-rear camera is a 12MP wide angle and a 12MP telephoto lens camera along with a 5MP selfie camera. It features an iPhone like bokeh effect for portrait shots. Other camera features include Beautify 3.0, Portrait Mode, HDR and more.

In the connectivity specs, it supports 4G, dual-band Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display, hybrid SIM card slot, 3.5mm headphone jack, GPS and Bluetooth. The smartphone comes with 3080mAh battery, a fingerprint sensor at the back and an expandable 64GB inbuilt storage.

It is a smart 7.3mm thin device weighing about 160 grams only. It is available in Black, Gold and Rose Gold colour variants.

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
The all new Xiaomi Mi A1 will be available in India from September 12. The major online retailers will be Mi.com and Flipkart. It will be available in all offline stores plus the exclusive Mi Stores starting the same date. Buyer’s bonanza also includes free 200GB of 4G internet data from Airtel.

CONCLUSION
The Xiaomi Mi A1 is the deadliest combo from Xiaomi. Xiaomi is offering quality specs at a very cheap price with Google’s Android One platform, which is crucial for Xiaomi which has not launched any flagship model in Indian market this year. Xiaomi’s market share in India cannot be denied. It offers iPhone like features in a stunning one third price. Therefore Mi A1 is expected to have its fair share of market in India. The more interesting part would be to see how positively the audience accepts an all-new experience with Xiaomi Mi A1’s android one interface.

Talking about Mi A1’s competitors in the market that offer similar features at more or less the same price level, there is Xiaomi’s own Redmi Note 4 which until now is weaving a success story in India. Then there is the new Nokia 6, Moto G5S Plus, the South Korean giant Samsung with its Galaxy J series, Micromax Canvas Infinity and a line of devices from Lenovo, CoolPad and other players.

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