Mi A1 — Xiaomi's First Android Running Smartphone Is Officially Out
Yesterday Xiaomi presented an Android One running smartphone and its release date is right around the corner. It is ready to give you a pure Android experience with some familiar features and specs, but with a bunch of built-in Google services and regular upgrades.
The overall design of the Mi A1 is not anything really new, but it comes with the similar look and feel to other Xiaomi smartphones. It has a metal unibody and will be available in three color options — black, gold and rose gold.
But what makes the smartphone better than a lot of other Xiaomi’s handsets is a dual camera on the back. Mi A1 packs a combination of a 12MP wide-angle sensor and a 12MP telephoto lens.
Detailed Xiaomi Mi A1 specs:
- Display size:
- Display resolution: Full HD
- CPU: octa-core Snapdragon 625 up to 2.0 GHz
- GPU: Adreno 506
- Storage: 4GB/64GB, can be expanded with microSD card
- Main camera: wide angle 12MP + telephoto 12MP, 2x optical zoom
- Front camera: 5MP
- Battery: 3080mAh
- Dimensions: 155.4×75.8×7.3mm
- Weight: 165g
The sales in India look to start on September 12. When the smartphone will be available in other parts of the world is not known for now.
At the presentation, it was also mentioned that Mi A1 would be updated to Android O later in the year. It is also set to be one of the first smartphones to acquire Android P.
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