Xiaomi Mi A1, the Chinese handset maker’s first dual camera smartphone in India was unveiled early in September this year. The new Android One smartphone from Xiaomi and Google was introduced to the India consumers for a price of Rs. 14,999. For those who are eagerly waiting to buy this dual-camera smartphone, they no longer need to wait as Xiaomi will kick off the Mi A1 first sale today via Flipkart and Mi.com starting 12 noon.
Users can enter their email id on the Flipkart website to get notified as when the product becomes available on the e-retail site. For those who have an F-code they can directly head to mi.com and get the phone. Buyers can grab two colour variants of the new Mi A1 handset.
Xiaomi has listed a few launch offers in its official Mi.com site on its Mi A1 smartphone. The company has partnered with Airtel to offer up to 200GB of additional 4G data to the subscribers. Users can also get a textured back cover for the Mi A1 at a price of Rs. 449.
Mi A1 Specifications:
As mentioned, the Xiaomi Mi A1 features dual camera setup at the rear, having a 12-megapixel telephoto lens and a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens. But besides the dual rear camera, the Mi A1 is also the first ever Xiaomi phone to employ stock Android instead of custom MIUI skin. Xiaomi promises that the Mi A1 will receive the Android Oreo update before the end of 2017. The phone sports a a 5.5-inch LTPS Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) display with 401 ppi pixel density. The device is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC with 4GB of RAM and Adreno 506 GPU for graphics. The phone carries 64GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 128GB via microSD. The dual-SIM phone boasts of full metal unibody, measuring 7.3mm in thickness and weighing 165g.
The Mi A1 has a 5MP front facing camera for selfies and video calls. Connectivity options on the phone include dual-band Wi-Fi, 4G VoLTE support, Bluetooth 4.2. It comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The handset comes with a 3000/3080mAh battery and USB Type-C port for charging.
Notably, Xiaomi just yesterday confirmed that it will be bringing the bezel-less smartphone, Mi MIX 2 in India soon.