Android 8 Oreo rolled out for Xiaomi Mi A1, on 30 December 2017. The company posted the news on their official Twitter account.
According to the Xiaomi, you have to make sure that you are already running on December update version 7.12.19 to receive the Android O.
We’re ending the year with an O!
#MiA1 users, stay tuned as we’re rolling out your long-awaited update in batches but make sure you’re already on the latest December update (7.12.19) to receive Android O!
Talking about the Mi A1, actually, it is the same device as the Mi 5X. The main difference between Mi A1 and Mi 5X is the software, with the newly launched device run on stock Android unlike MIUI on Mi 5X.
We're ending the year with an O! #MiA1 users, stay tuned as we're rolling out your long-awaited update in batches but make sure you're already on the latest December update (7.12.19) to receive Android O! pic.twitter.com/GhRtDnyJn4
— Xiaomi (@Xiaomi) December 31, 2017
Basically, this is device is a collaboration between Google and Xiaomi, which make Xiaomi a significantly bigger brand to work with Google’s Android One project. The device is launched with the tagline “ Created by Xiaomi, powered by Google”.
On the specification side, this device has a 5.5-inch display with the resolution of 1920 X 1080 pixels. Powering the device is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 based on 14nm technology for better performance and better battery life. For the smoother operation, the device has 4GB RAM alongside 64GB storage expandable up to 128GB if needed.
On the optics department, it packs 12-megapixels at the rear one regular lens and another telephoto lens for 2x zooming and portraits with shallow depth of field. Rear camera setup is similar to that of iPhone 7Plus and OnePlus 5. On the front is 5-megapixel for the selfies. To back the internals is a 3080mAh non-removable battery. And the phone charge over USB Type-C, unlike other budget end device for Xiaomi.