Xiaomi has unveiled its latest and first Android One smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi A1, at an event in New Delhi. The new Xiaomi Mi A1 also has dual rear cameras, the new trend for affordable smartphones in the Indian market.
As an Android One phone, the Xiaomi Mi A1 is a dual-SIM (Nano-SIM) smartphone comes with stock Android 7.1.2 baked in and will get timely Android Oreo update; with the guarantee of Android P when the software version launches next year.
It features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage (expandable) and comes with a dual camera system with 2x optical zoom.
Coming to the dual rear camera setup, the Xiaomi Mi A1 bears two 12-megapixel sensors with a dual-tone LED flash and it has a 5-megapixel front camera with a real-time beautification mode.The Xiaomi Mi A1 offers 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C port, and 3.5mm headphone jack as connectivity options.
The smartphone is powered by a 3080mAh battery, measures 155.4×75.8×7.3mm, and weighs 168 grams.
The Xiaomi Mi A1 price in India is Rs. 14,999, and it will be available via Flipkart, Mi.com, and the company’s Mi Home stores from 12 pm IST on September 12. The smartphone will also be available via offline retail chains as well as Mi Preferred Partner stores, on the same day.
Mi A1 launch offers include up to 300GB of additional 4G data from Airtel.