Xiaomi Mi A2 India launch event has started with Xiaomi India head Manu Kumar Jain on stage to introduce the company’s new Android One handset.
Jain said the company said Xiaomi sold 10 million units in the last quarter, and its share in the online segment was 60 percent. In offline sales, the company accounts for 20 percent of smartphones, he said. The Mi A2 is the rebranded version of the Mi 6X and features stock Android Oreo software. The smartphone will be only the second XiaomiAndroid One phone in India and the third overall. Social media posts by the brand focus on its cameras, and the tagline for the handset is ‘Picture Perfect Photos’. The Mi A2 India launch live stream will be available too for fans who want to watch the event. We will be the at the event, so you can get all the updates without missing a beat by refreshing this page every few minutes.
Xiaomi Mi A2 price in India, specifications
The Mi A2 price in India will be announced at the smartphone’s India launch event. It was unveiled with price tag of EUR 279 (about Rs. 22,500) for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant and EUR 349 (about Rs. 28,000) for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option. While the former is confirmed to launch in India at tomorrow’s event, the company was said to be still deliberating on the latter.
As for the specifications, the dual-SIM (Nano) Xiaomi Mi A2 runs an optimised stock version of Android 8.1 Oreo, certified by Google’s Android One programme, and sports a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) display with a 18:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D curved glass, and Gorilla Glass 5. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC, paired with an Adreno 512 GPU.
In the camera department, the handset sports a dual rear camera setup. It consists of a 12-megapixel Sony IMX486 with f/1.75 aperture and 1.25-micron pixels, and a 20-megapixel secondary Sony IMX376 sensor with f/1.75 aperture and a 2-micron 4-in-1 Super Pixel size. The rear camera setup comes with dual-tone LED flash and PDAF. On the front, the handset gets a 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 selfie camera with f/1.75 aperture, fixed focal length, and a soft-LED flash. There is a 3,010mAh battery under the hood, and the India variant will come with Quick Charge 4 for fast-charging support.
In terms of connectivity, the smartphone includes 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.0, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Miracast, an IR emitter, and USB Type-C. There is no 3.5mm headphone jack on the Xiaomi Mi A2. Sensors on the handset include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.
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