Xiaomi has unveiled its first Android One Phone, the Xiaomi Mi A1. Xiaomi Mi A1 is quite similar to Mi 5X. Xiaomi Mi A1 also has dual cameras, the new trend for affordable smartphones in the Indian market. It has some Xiaomi apps such as the Mi Camera, Mi Remote, and Mi Store apps.
As an Android One Phone, the Xiaomi Mi A1 comes with stock Android UI with Android 7.1.2 and will get timely Android Oreo update: with the guarantee of Android P when the software launches next year. Other key features of this phone is a unibody design, 2.5D glass and feature a fingerprint sensor on the back panel.
Xiaomi Mi A1 Specification and Price :
Xiaomi Mi A1 features a 5.5-inch full-HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM. Coming to the camera setup, it has dual rear camera setup, the Xiaomi Mi A1 has two 12MP sensors, with one featuring a wide-angle lens with a f/2.2 aperture, and the other one is a telephoto lens with a f/2.6 aperture and it is capable of 2X optical zoom. The smartphone has a 5MP front camera with a real-time beautification mode.
The Xiaomi Mi A1 is a dual-SIM smartphone that runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat out of the box. The smartphone has 64GB of inbuilt storage that is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. However, it has hybrid sim slot so you can use only one SIM card if you’re using microSD card. The smartphone bears a 3080 man battery, which you can charge using USB Type-C port. It comes with a 3.5mm Audio Jack.
The biggest highlight of this phone is that it is part of the Android One initiative. The Xiaomi Mi A1 will offer a “pure Android experience with a clean design and a small, carefully curated set of preinstalled apps.” Xiaomi Mi A1 will get regular security updates and built in malware protection from Google Play Protect.