After a couple of months launched, Xiaomi has now revealed the most-awaited smartphone in the country based on the Android one programme-Mi A2, an event in gurugram. The Mi A2 is the successor of Indian variant Mi A1, which was launched last year. Xiaomi has already launched the two variants Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite in Europe with 4GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage. However, Xiaomi has earlier mentioned in that event, it will be not bringing the Mi A2 Lite variant in India. But now the company has moved ahead and chosen also not bring the 3GB/32GB inbuilt storage handset in the country.
Moreover, unlike the European model which was supported with Quick Charge3.0+ but the Indian variants of Xiaomi Mi A2 will be supported with Qualcomm Quick charge 4.0+. Both the variants will be Amazon Exclusive and the rest of the details like availability dates, price, offers etc everything has been revealed.
Xiaomi Mi A2: Price and Availability
Xiaomi Mi A2 has been unveiled in two sets of options 4GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage and 6GB RAM and 128GB inbuilt storage. The 4GB RAM and 64Gb inbuilt storage variant will be available for Rs.16,999 where else the company MD Manu Kumar Jain mentioned 6GB RAM and 128GB variant will be available to buy in upcoming months. Besides, dates and prices also not been revealed too. The Xiaomi Mi A2 will be available in four different colour options: Black, Gold, Lake Blue, and Rose Gold.
The Xiaomi Mi A2 will be going on sale in regards to pre-ordering from August 9th, 12Noon. The orders can be placed on Amazon India and Mi.com, as the handset is Amazon exclusive already mentioned above. Furthermore, Xiaomi has tied up Jio to provide the launch offers to their customers. The launch offer includes 4.5TB of additional data along the option of instant cash back up to Rs.2,200.
Xiaomi Mi A2: Features And Specifications
As Xiaomi Mi A2 is built on Google’s android one programme which will be running on stock Android 8.0 oreo and also is receiving the latest Google OS update ‘Pie’ first later this year. Includes too, it will be receiving the timely updates and security patches from Google.
Coming the design, the Xiaomi Mi A2 is 7.3mm thin with aluminium frame which featured 5.99-inch Full HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio and 1080×2160 pixels. As it doesn’t have a notch, seems exact like Mi6X(Global variant) and for protection, it has 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Under the hood, it is powered by the Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset (four cores clocked at speed of 2.2Ghz and rest four cores at the speed of 1.8Ghz). Besides, it comes in two memory option already mentioned above-4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage and 6GB RAM/128Gb internal storage.
Coming to the optics, the Xiaomi Mi A2 equipped dual camera set up at the rear which is 20-megapixel of the primary lens with Sony IMX486 sensor and a f/1.75 aperture. The second sensor has a 12-megapixel lens with a f/1.75 aperture and 4-in-1 Super Pixel tech. The dual rear camera set up is followed in between with LED Flash. The Front has also 20-megapixel selfie lens along with soft LED Flash.
The Xiaomi’s Mi A2 camera sensor both front and back are powered with AI(Artifical intelligence) capabilities which include Portrait Modes, Beauty Mode 4.0 and Facal Recognition(as of now which is in demand). Aside from this, it has ‘Smart Lens Technology’ which helps in taking the photos on based surround lighting. The handset also features electronic image stabilization(EIS) for better video recording.
It is fueled by 3,000mAh battery along support of 18 watts quick charge 4.0+ via USB type-C. The other connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS and does not have 3.5mm headphone jack on the phone. For security, the fingerprint scanner is additionally mounted on the rear panel. To sum it up all, here are the quick major specs details:
|Display||5.99-inch Full-HD+ LTPS IPS LCD|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 660|
|Primary Camera||20 MP (f/1.75) + 12MP (f/1.75), with Dual-LED flash, PDAF, smart portrait and more|
|Secondary Camera||20MP, with front flash|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo (Android One)|
|Sensors||Fingerprint, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and proximity|
Xiaomi has launched a most-awaited smartphone Mi A2 in India with dual camera, 4GB/6GB RAM, AI equipped camera for Rs.16,999 and be available on Amazon.in and Mi.com