Xiaomi Mi A1 : Review, Features and Price in India


Xiaomi has launched Mi A1 in India. It is in collaboration with Google Android One. Mi A1 will not have trade mark user interface of Mi i.e. known as MiUi. In July, Xiaomi has launched Mi Max 2, which was a disaster. Mi A1 top model will be available at rs. 14,999 in India. It will be available in 3 colors Black, Gold and Rose Gold.

Mi A1 Pink
Mi A1 Pink

IRS Rating of Mi A1: 3.8 / 5

USP of Mi A1

12 MP wide angle dual telephoto camera

4 GB RAM and 64 GB ROM

5.5 Inch FHD Display

Also Read, Xiaomi Mi MIX2 : Critical review and analysis

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Review and Analysis : Xiaomi Mi A1 is extension of Redmi Note 4. It comes with Dual camera with telephoto. Xiaomi India wants to be No. 1 smart phone brand in India. In order to do so, they are launching new models every two months.

Interestingly, There is one more Mi model launch on 11th September Mi Mix2. Xiaomi Mi A1 is over priced as per standard of Mi itself. When Mi is offering Redmi Note 4 with almost same features at rs. 12,999, it is hard to understand why Mi A1 is launched at rs. 14,999.

Full Features and Specifications

Screen Display : 5.5 inch Full HD Display, 450nit brightness, 1920 x 1080 resolution, 403 PPI, 1000: 1 contrast ratio

Dimensions : 155.4 *75.8* 7.3 mm

Mi A1 dimensions
Mi A1 dimensions

Weight : 165 gms

Memory : 4 GB RAM, 64 GB internal storage, Expandable up to 128 GB with Micro SD card

Processor : Octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor, max 2.0GHz, 14nm FinFET, high performance and power efficiency, Adreno 506 graphics 650MHz

Rear Camera : It comes with Dual camera wide angle lens and telephoto lens. wide angle lens is 12MP 1.25?m f/2.2, 26mm equivalent focal length, 5-piece lens and Two-tone flash. Telephoto Lens comes 12MP 1.0 ?m, f/2.6, 50mm equivalent focal length,  5-piece lens.

Rear camera comes with 2x Optical zoom, PDAF phase focus, Low-light photography enhancements, HDR adjustment, Panorama mode, Continuous shooting mode, Facial recognition function

Front Camera : comes with 5MP 1.12?m, f/2, Beautify with 36 smart beauty profiles, Selfie timer, Facial recognition

Video : 4K / 1080p / 720p video, 30 fps, 720p slow-mo video, 120 fps

Battery :3080mAh ,5V / 2A charging, Reversible USB Type-C

Connectivity : Supports 802.11a/b/g/n/ac protocols, Supports 2.4/5G WiFi / WIFI Direct / WiFi Display, Supports Bluetooth 4.2/HID. 4G- Supports Volte/4G/3G/2G on compatible networks


Sensors :Infrared, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope, Hall sensor, Accelerometer, Fingerprint sensor, Proximity sensor

Content in Box : MiA1 handet, Power adapter, USB cable, user guide/ warranty card, SIM Insertion tool.

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