Xiaomi Mi A1 is the new flagship phone by Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi priced at Rs. 14,999. The device is available on September 12 at 12PM on Flipkart as well as Mi Home stores. Airtel customers will also get up to 200GB of additional data if they purchase the Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone in India. The company has partnered with Google's Android One platform which is a biggest highlight of this phone. It will come with advanced stock Android 7.1.2 operating system and will offer a pure Android experience to the user with a clean design and a small, carefully curated set of preinstalled apps. It will be getting timely Android Oreo update by the end of the year.
Other Google services optimised for this new device are Google Assistant, Photos and Google Play Protect for extra security against malware. Google photos can store unlimited high quality photos of the user. Like recently launched Xiaomi Mi 5X, Mi A1 also has dual rear cameras which is quite trending in affordable smartphones in the Indian market these days. Xiaomi Mi A1 specifications, features
|Model||Xiaomi Mi A1|
|Display||5.5-inch, Full HD, IPS LCD, Corning Gorilla Glass, 1080x1920 pixels, 401ppi|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Octa-core chipset clocked at 2.0GHz, Adreno 506 GPU|
|Rear Camera||Dual 12MP (wide-angle lens) + 12MP (telephoto lens) sensors with PDAF, dual-tone & dual-LED flash and 1080p video recording|
|Secondary Camera||5MP, fixed-focus, 1080p video recording|
|Software||Android 7.1.2 Nougat with stock Android UI|
|Internal Storage||64GB expandable upto 128GB via microSD card|
|Connectivity Options||Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi ac/a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, USB Type-C port, and 3.5mm headphone|
|Additional features||Fingerprint scanner, IR sensor|
|Battery||Non-removable 3,080mAH battery with Quick Charge 2.0 support|
|Price||14,999 INR. Buy Now !|
It sports a full metal unibody design with 2.5D curved glass and fingerprint sensor embedded on the rear panel. It is made up of a dual pyrolytic graphite sheet which radiates heat hence reducing thermal performance by upto 2-degrees Celsius. This hybrid dual Sim device features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB expandable inbuilt storage upto 128GB (via a microSD card).
In terms of camera performance, it flaunts Dual rear camera (12MP+12MP) which is equipped with f/2.2 aperture and a secondary telephoto lens for 2x zooming and portraits with shallow depth of field. The smartphone comes with a 5-megapixel front camera with a real-time beautification mode. It is fuelled by a 3080mAh battery. The phone offers 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C port, IR blaster and 3.5mm headphone jack as connectivity options. It is also equipped with a dedicated headphone amplifier for enhancing audio.
Verdict : Mi A1 is a remarkable phone in terms of performance and software. The full HD display offers bright and crisp images with good viewing angles. Mi A1 can also take great portrait shots with its high resolution dual rear cameras.