Xiaomi launched a new phone in India, MI A1 comes with premium device with Stock Android. New flagship phone largely focused on the Global market with the tagline of “created by Xiaomi, powered by Google.” It has a 5.5-inch 1080p screen covered by Corning Gorilla Glass 3, a metal body, and a 12MP dual-camera system that includes a secondary telephoto lens for 2x zooming and portraits with shallow depth of field and 5MP selfie camera. Fingerprint sensor is placed below the main camera. Main feature of the Phone is it comes the Stock Android and part of Google’s Android one program. It comes with Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box and it will get Android 8.0 Oreo before the End of 2017. This is the first Android One smartphone to be made by Xiaomi. Also, the Mi A1 is the first Xiaomi phone in India to feature a dual-lens camera.
Mi A1 Comes with tested Snapdragon 625 processor and comes with USB Type-C charger and the company is even including a custom 380V charger that it says is designed to handle India’s frequent power spikes and 3080mAh battery, it weighs 168gms. It comes with 10VA smart PA High Quality audio for good audio quality and comes with dual grapite sheet which reduces the heat by 2degree Celcius. Xiaomi has still managed to retain some of its goodies like the IR blaster and the Mi Store. The Mi A1 comes with a dual hybrid SIM and microSD card slot with support for 4G VoLTE support. It comes in 3 colors Black, gold and rose gold.
Xiaomi Mi A1 (4GB RAM + 64GB ROM) will be available for Rs 14,999 starting September 12 on Flipkart and Mi.com at 12PM. The phone will be available on offline stores as well along with Mi Home stores across India. Additional 200GB 4G data for Airtel subscribers free with the phone.
It will be available in Black and Gold colour options initially and after a month Xiaomi promises to bring a Rose Gold colour variant of the Mi A1 as well. Google promises to push faster operating system updates. This means the Xiaomi Mi A1 is expected to be among the first to get the latest updates. Also, Google is offering free unlimited cloud storage on Google Photos for all your photos and videos in high quality. The Xiaomi Mi A1 comes with IR Blaster remote control as well. This can be used to control home appliances from the phone itself.
It will be available in other countries in coming days.