The much-awaited Xiaomi Mi A2 smartphone unveiled today with Android One at an event in Spain, and much likely to its predecessor, the Mi A2 has a sleek metallic build and some upgraded hardware. The Mi A2 runs Android One which means the UI will be near stock Android experience with a few Xiaomi apps. The phone will be available in three color variants – Blue, Black, and Gold.
The Xiaomi Mi A2 will be available in three variants:
- 4GB RAM + 32GB internal storage, priced at 249 Euros
- 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage, priced at 279 Euros
- 6GB RAM +128GB internal storage, priced at 349 Euros
Xiaomi has not yet announced the prices outside Europe so Indian customers will have to wait to find out the official pricing. According to Xiaomi: Mi A2 will be available in around 40 countries, including India, and will go on sale starting July 27 in France through the official retail outlets and some online shopping platforms including the Mi website. Managing Director of Xiaomi India- Manu Kumar Jain has revealed that the Mi A2 will be launched in India on August 8 through his twitter handle.
The Mi A2 has a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio without a notch, similar to the Mi 6X, which was recently announced in China packing almost similar hardware.
The Xiaomi Mi A2 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, coupled with an Adreno 512 GPU to handle the graphics department. The device comes in two variants, one with 4GB of RAM and a higher-end version with 6GB of RAM, regarding the internal storage, it will be either be 32GB, 64GB or 128GB.
Talking about the Mi A2’s hardware, the device includes an upgraded dual rear camera setup – a primary 20MP (f/1.75) sensor and a secondary 12MP (f/1.75) sensor. These cameras are complemented with phase-detection autofocus (PDAF), smart portrait, and some AI-based features as well as Face Unlock through the front camera.
It also packs up a 20MP selfie camera accompanied by a soft flash, which is complemented by extra-features such as AI portrait selfies based on advanced AI algorithms, AI bokeh enhancement with selective foreground and background adjustment, front HDR, etc.
The Xiaomi Mi A2 has a 3,000mAh battery that supports 18W Quick Charge 3.0 charging via a USB Type-C port, surprisingly, there is no 3.5mm headphone jack. Moreover, Google Lens will be fully integrated into the device and there will also be free unlimited storage on Google Photos as well.
Xiaomi Mi A2 key specs:
|Display||5.99-inch Full HD+|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 660|
|Primary Camera||20 MP (f/1.75) + 12MP (f/1.75)
|Battery 3,000mAh||Battery 3,000mAh|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo (Android One)
The Xiaomi Mi A2 will be one of the first devices to get Android P later this year, which introduces features such as auto brightness adjustment, adaptive battery, the new navigation gestures, and much more.
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