Xiaomi Mi A1 With Android One: The Xiaomi Mi A1 With Android One was unveiled on September 5, 2017 and it is available in all of Xiaomi’s current markets. Xiaomi Mi A1 With Android One is a re-branded Xiaomi Mi 5X phone, co-developed by Google as its Android One initiative and Xiaomi that runs on the Android (operating system). Xiaomi Mi A1 packs a powerful processor, a premium design, and a flagship dual camera — all for a low price tag.
Mi A1 comes with a 5.5″ touchscreen display with Full HD 1080p resolution, powered by a 3080 mAh battery. It measures 155.40 x 75.80 x 7.30 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 168.00 grams. The phone is powered by an 2.0 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506 GPU and comes with 4GB of RAM. It has an internal storage of 64GB and unique for the series, microSD card slot supporting up to 128 GB cards. The rear camera on the Mi A1 is 12 + 12 megapixel shooter with auto focus and 2x optical lossless zoom, it is capable of recording 4K videos, the phone also has a 5 megapixel front camera. Sensors on the phone include compass magnetometer, proximity sensor, accelerometer, ambient light sensor and gyroscope.
Xiaomi Mi A1 With Android One Availability:
Xiaomi Mi A1 Price:
Xiaomi Mi A1 Price in India Set Rs. 14,999 in USA $234. Xiaomi Mi A1 Price in Bangladesh Tk. 23,490.
Xiaomi M1 A1 Design and Display:
The Mi A1 has a 5.5-inch full HD screen that produces a resolution of 1,920 x 1080 pixels. Its screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. It may be fitted with Gorilla Glass 3 that is available on the Mi 5X. Featuring a full metallic body and appearance that is very similar to the Xiaomi Mi 5X, the Xiaomi Mi A1 comes in three colors like Black, Rose Gold and Gold.
The rear side of the phone features a dual camera setup and a fingerprint reader. The Black variant of the Mi A1 comes with anti-fingerprint coating. It measures 155.4 x 75.8 x 7.3mm and weighs 165 grams.
Xiaomi Mi A1 Camera:
The Xiaomi Mi A1 produces picture perfect shots using the so-called “flagship dual camera” that includes a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens for panoramic shots and a 12-megapixel telephoto lens for portrait shots that is equipped with 2x optical zoom (10x digital zoom). It can shoot bright images even in dim light conditions because of the large 1.25micron pixels. The dual camera sensors work together to deliver DSLR-like photo shooting experience. Xiaomi claims that the photo shooting prowess of the dual rear cameras of the Mi A1 is similar to that of iPhone 7 Plus.
Mi A1 features a 5-megapixel front camera. At the launch event of Xiaomi Mi A1, the company showcased several images to show how better the photo shooting experience on Xiaomi Mi A1 is compared to flagship phones like iPhone 7 Plus and OnePlus 5. The Xiaomi Mi A1 can shoot bokeh effect images with clear defined edges.
Xiaomi Mi 1 A1 Performance:
Like the Xiaomi Mi 5X, the Mi A1 is also driven by the power efficient Snapdragon 625 chipset. It features 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of native storage and a microSD card slot. It also features a USB-C port that can be used for fast charging the 3,080mAh battery of the smartphone.
A single pyrolytic graphite sheet that are used on various smartphone can help in diffusing and radiating heat quickly. The presence of dual pyrolytic graphite sheet presence inside the Mi A1 can reduce heat by 2 degrees. The Mi A1 also promises impressive audio performance through its 10v smart power amplifier that amplifies sound when the phone is in speaker mode and also when listening to music through headphones. The Mi A1 also features a 3.5mm audio jack.
Xiaomi Mi A1 With Android One Experience:
Since it is an Android One smartphone, the Mi A1 does not feature Xiaomi’s MIUI proprietary skin because of which its users can benefit from stock Android experience of 7.1 Nougat. However, for photo shooting, the Mi A1 features the feature-rich MIUI camera app that brings features like Beautify 3.0 and smart beautify. Mi A1 users can expect regular Android updates and take advantage of the unlimited storage on Google Photos. It also includes some other Xiaomi MIUI apps such as Mi Store and Mi Remote app. It will receive two years of minimum OS upgrades with confirmed upgrades to Android Oreo and Android P.
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