Xiaomi has finally unveiled their first smartphone running on pure stock Android. The Xiaomi Mi A1 is an Android One smartphone which runs on purely stock Android Nougat 7.1.2 out-of-the-box. The highlights of the phone are the dual-camera setup at the back and the software. The phone will go on sale starting September 12 exclusively via Flipkart.
Xiaomi Mi A1 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC which is an octa-core chipset clocked at 2.0GHz coupled with Adreno 506 GPU. The smartphone features a 5.5-inch LTPS IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels and a pixel density of 403ppi. The device comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage which is further expandable up to 128GB using a microSD card. All of this is backed by a 3,080mAh battery. The Xiaomi Mi A1 runs on stock Android Nougat 7.1.2 out of the box and will be soon updated to Android 8.0 Oreo.
On the optics front, the Mi A1 sports a 12-megapixel dual camera setup at the back with phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom and a dual tone LED flash. Up front, the phone comes with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling.
Price and Availability
The Xiaomi Mi A1 comes with a price tag of Rs. 14,999 and will be available exclusively via the e-commerce website Flipkart. The unit can also be purchased at Xiaomi's website or the Mi Stores. The sale of the smartphone will begin starting September 12 at 12 pm.