No, the Xiaomi Mi A2 doesn't come with a notch. Interestingly, the Mi A2 Lite has a notch.
The Mi A2 sports a 6-inch 18: 9-inch FHD+ LCD display.
Q4. What Are the Notable Features of the Mi A2 Camera?
Notable features in the rear camera of the Xiaomi Mi A2 include Portrait Mode, HDR, short videos, and built-in live tilt-shift mode.
The front camera can also capture portrait shots via artificial background blurring and HDRs. This time the selfie camera is accompanied by a soft-toned selfie light.
Q5. How Fast is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Chipset?
The Snapdragon 660 is one of the most popular mid-range chipsets. One of the first mobile processors from Qualcomm to sport Kryo cores, the 660 boasts of Samsung's 14-nm design process and Adreno 512 GPU.
The Kryo cores not only have better task sharing capabilities but also have low latency.
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Q6. Can the Mi A2 Record 4k Videos?
Yes, the Xiaomi Mi A2 can record 4K videos at 30fps.
Q7. What are the Available Variants and Colors of the Mi A2?
The Mi A2 will be available in three variants,
4GB RAM / 32GB for €249 ($291 approx)
4GB RAM / 64GB for €279 ($326 approx)
6GB RAM /128GB for €349 ($408 approx)
It will be available in three colors — Gold, Lake Blue, and Black.
Q8. Does it Have a Headphone Jack?
No, the Mi A2 doesn't come with a headphone jack and is one of the newest phones to follow the footsteps of the Google Pixel and Apple iPhone X.
However, the package also includes a Type-C to Audio adapter.
Q9. How is the Xiaomi Mi A2 Different from the Mi A2 Lite?
One of the significant differences is the presence of a notch in the Mi A2 Lite. Apart from the design difference, the Mi A2 is smaller and is powered by the older Snapdragon 625 processor and a 4,000 mAh battery.
Also, it comes with a micro-USB charging port, headphone jack, and a 5-megapixel front camera.
Q10. Is the Mi A2 Lite Available in India?
No, the Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite won't be available in India.
Q11. Which Charging Technique is used in the Xiaomi Mi A2?
The Mi A2 will support Quick Charge 3.0 in the European market, even though the Snapdragon 660 has the support for Quick Charge 4+.
Indian users will be for a treat, though. Here, Xiaomi will be offering Quick Charge 4+. For those who are unaware, the latest Quick Charge technique means that one will also be able to charge the phone on the go.
However, there's no Quick Charge adapter in the box. The box comes with a standard 10W charger which you can buy on Mi.com.
Q12. How is the Mi A2 Different from the older Mi A1?
One of the primary differences is in the form of processors. The Mi A2 is powered with the Snapdragon 660 while the older variant carried the Snapdragon 625 processor.
Other than that, the new phone sports Gorilla Glass 5, a bump in the rear camera aperture, selfie light, Bluetooth 5.0 and EIS for video recording.
Q13. Is it Waterproof?
No, the Mi A2 isn’t waterproof. A waterproof Xiaomi phone is a rarity as waterproofing increases the cost of phones by 10-20%.
Q14. Does Android One Mean that Software Updates Will be from Google Directly?
The Android One platform is a set of hardware and software standards that OEMs must have to provide quality stock Android experience at an affordable price.
In case of Xiaomi, the OTA updates don't come from Google directly. It's the job of the OEM.