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Xiaomi Mi A1 – Created by Xiaomi, Powered by Google!

Xiaomi, the apple of China has unveiled its new series of flagship devices today, in collaboration with Google. The best part of this flagship from Xiaomi is that it doesn’t run on Xiaomi’s MIUI, it is pure Stock Android in Mi A1. Apart from these things, the Xiaomi Mi A1 packs top end specification on this device like the dual camera setup, Snapdragon 625, FUll HD display, and a lot more which you will see in the upcoming parts of this post.

The Xiaomi Mi A1 will be getting the android version updates directly from google and it is said that this device will soon receive the Android Orea update. This device is categorized under the Google Android one series which was stopped long back. All of these eye catching features come for just Rs.14,999 ($235) which is an initiative for affordable smartphone by Google in India.

Xiaomi Mi A1


Xiaomi Mi A1 – Processor and RAM

The Xiaomi Mi A1 runs on a Snapdragon 625 which is the best that could fit in this price range and packs a whopping 4 gigabyte RAM which when combined with the mid range Snapdragon processor gives you an awesome butter smooth Android experience. This Combination will work seamlessly with a normal Android user, you can still play games without any interference, however, some high-end games like the Asphalt 8 will shutter at some parts of the gameplay.

Xiaomi Mi A1 – Camera

Like the Flagships of the Apple and Oneplus, the iPhone 7 and OnePlus 5, the Xiaomi Mi A1 also features a dual rear camera, one of which is a telephoto lens which allows you to optical zoom up to 2 times without reducing the image quality and the camera is very great in this device and the primary camera is a 12 Megapixel shooter with f/1.7 aperture. There is a 5 Megapixel front facing camera which works quite well for its purposes.

Xiaomi Mi A1 – Display

The Xiaomi Mi A1 comes with a full HD 5.5-inch display which is looking great for a smartphone in this price range. The display is very bright that it is completely visible in bright sun light also, and the colours are vibrant and good looking. The whole 5.5-inch display is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Xiaomi Mi A1 – Battery

The Xiaomi Mi A1 comes with a 3080 mAh battery and as this device from Xiaomi comes with a stock android, not the MIUI it is expected to have better battery life as it pure stock android and the next android oreo update will have even better battery life. This device also supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3 which charges the device under 90 minutes.

Xiaomi Mi A1 – Other Specifications

Xiaomi Mi A1 has a hybrid SIM slot and the secondary slot could accept a SIM card or a MicroSD card up to 128GB which is highly unnecessary as the device comes with a 64 GB inbuilt storage. As all other flagships are moving from the USB B type to USB C type for better data transfer and fast charging the Xiaomi Mi A1 also features a USB C type port for data transfer and Quick Charge. The phone comes with Android Nougat 7.1.2 out of the box which will be updated to Android 8 very soon!

Final Verdict

The Xiaomi Mi A1 is a very great option for the Indians who are looking for an affordable smartphone with high-end specification and a good camera. This phone is improved in all directions from the previous Xiaomi devices. The Xiaomi Mi A1 will be on sale starting September 12 on Flipkart and at 12 PM.

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1 Comment

  • Very good looking I wonder if there has been a new version release of Xiaomi Mi A1. I far as design goes it looks pretty well made and it slim just like an Iphone could be a great alternative for people who love android phones.

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