Flagship Dual Camera
The Mi A1 is the first dual camera offering from Xiaomi in the sub-Rs 20000 price range. Its 12-megapixel wide angle lens is paired with a telephoto lens and this combo produces admirable pictures in the portrait mode.
It boasts of 1.25-µm large pixels, 2X optical zoom, and a 10x digital zoom.
The Xiaomi Mi A1 is based on Google’s Android One and is the first Xiaomi non-MIUI phone. Android One brings along Stock Android experience and faster and quicker software updates and security patches.
Full HD Display
The Xiaomi Mi A1 sports a 5.5-inch FHD LCD screen. The display is not only sharp and vivid but also has a great color reproduction.
The Xiaomi Mi A1 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor which clocks at 2.0 GHz and coupled with 4GB of RAM. The 2.0 GHz octa-core 625 chipset is built on the 14-nm FinFET technology, making it more battery efficient with minimal heating.
|Processor||2.0 GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625|
|Display||5.5-inch (1080 x 1920 pixels)|
|Charging Type||Adaptive Fast Charge|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass|
|Rear Camera||12MP Wide Angle +12MP Telephoto Lens|
|Pixel Size||1.25 µm Large Pixels|
|Selfie Camera||5 MP|
|Video Resolution||2160p at 30fps, 720p at 120fps|
What is the zooming capacity of the Mi A1 camera?
Capturing object and subjects from a distance is a breeze with the Mi A1, thanks to the 2X optical zoom and a 10x digital zoom.
Can the Mi A1 record 4K Videos?
Yes, the Xiaomi Mi A1 can record 4K videos.
What is Android One?
The Android One platform is a set of hardware and software standards that phone manufacturers must have to provide quality stock Android experience at an affordable price.
It hasn’t been a huge success till now and Google wants to change that with the Xiaomi Mi A1.
How is the Mi A1 different from regular Xiaomi phones?
The Mi A1 is the first phones from Xiaomi not to sport the MIUI ROM, which means that the feature-rich experience associated with Xiaomi phones is absent in this one.
Will I receive the software updates directly from Google?
With Xiaomi embracing Android One, the Mi A1 will receive software updates and security patches in time.
But the updates won’t come from Google directly — since they don’t support dual camera phones — the Mi A1 will receive timely updates from Xiaomi.