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Xiaomi Mi A2 exclusive launch today; Here are features, price and more

09 August, 2018, 18:38 | Author: Tara Roberts
  • Xiaomi Mi A2 exclusive launch today; Here are features, price and more

The 5.99 inches screen is an IPS LCD full HD+ display with an 18:9 ratio. Coming to the pricing, the MI A2 Android One smartphone with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage will be costing Rs 16,999 in India.

The Chinese tech giant Xiaomi is all set to launch its latest Android One offering in India which has been rebranded as the Xiaomi Mi A2. Xiaomi stated the event would be live streamed across all its portals including Mi.com, YouTube, Facebook, etc. Xiaomi India also confirmed that it would be giving away 100 F-codes to purchase the Mi A2 if a user registers to watch the live stream of the handset on Mi India website.

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The pre-order for the Xiaomi Mi A2 will commence on Amazon from the 9th of August 2018 (12:00) PM and the smartphone will be available in flash sale from 12th of August 2018 (12:00 PM) on Amazon, Mi.com, and Mi Home. For selfies, the smartphone features a 20-megapixel front-facing camera along with front flash. Good news is Mi device will soon be updated to Android Pie. The device will be available in black, gold, lake blue and rose gold colour variants. Xiaomi has chosen the Snapdragon 660 chipset to power the device. Customers buying the device will get a cashback worth Rs 2,200 cashback and 4.5 TB of free data from Reliance Jio. In this scenario, should Mi A2 be the purists first choice on a budget? The model with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB storage will be available for Rs 16,999 and the model with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage will be made available in the later part of the year. The company has announced the Mi 8 in China as their new flagship and it is expected that the phone will launch in India this month. On the other hand, the phone carries a 20MP front camera with Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS).

In terms of connectivity, the Mi A2 has the USB Type-C port, Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi ac/b/g/n, GPS, and dual-SIM connectivity with 4G LTE and VoLTE. The NEX S runs a Snapdragon 845 processor, 8GB RAM, 128/256GB storage and has a 4,000mAh battery with fast charge support. The new Xiaomi device is the successor of Mi A1 which was the company's first Android One device. That's because it runs Android Oreo based Android One platform.

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