Xiaomi Mi A1

Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone launched in September 2017. The phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. Xiaomi Mi A1 price in India starts from Rs. 14,850.

Xiaomi has been killing it on the hardware front, but with Google in cahoots, it  fix the final piece in the puzzle. And great software with timely updates and a promise upgrade to Oreo.

Its svelte at 7.3mm which ranks this phone amongst the slimmest around. At the same time it is also pretty light at 165 grams. By no means it is the lightest phone on the planet, but it’s a very well balanced one as it doesn’t feel like something that’s feather light nor is it too heavy. The weight is also distributes nicely so it feels great even if you’re using it one handed.

The Xiaomi Mi A1 is power by 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor. And it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expand up to 128GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concern, the Xiaomi Mi A1 packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear. With a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

One handed usage on this phone isn’t peaches and cream because. Cause it has a big 5.5-inch display, but that’s no biggie as that’s a pretty standard size these days.

Xiaomi has taken the dual 12-megapixel camera stack from the Mi 6 and outfitted it on the Mi A1. This, however, is inferior as it has a shallower aperture of f/2.2. That said, it does a 2x optical zoom via the 12-megapixel telephoto lens

The A1 goes one step further with the vanilla Android Nougat 7.1.2 Nougat experience running in tow with Android One. With the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor which has been built on a 14nm manufacturing process, 4GB RAM, 64GB of onboard storage, dual SIM support and a 5.5-inch 1080p LCD screen with Corning’s Gorilla Glass.

It feels perceptibly faster in day to day usage than the Redmi Note 4. Due to Apps load up faster and switch faster, and multitasking is a breeze for basic things like WhatsApp, Facebook, YouTube, Gmail, Apple Music, browsing the web, Instagram etc.

The Xiaomi Mi A1 runs Android 7.1.2 and is power by a 3080mAh non removable battery. It measures 155.40 x 75.80 x 7.30 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 168.00 grams.

The Xiaomi Mi A1 is a dual SIM  smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, Infrared, USB OTG, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

The phone has been rated as 8/10.


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