Launched in last September, the Mi A1 is the outcome of collaboration between Xiaomi and tech giant Google. Though the Mi Nepal launched the 64GB variant only at that time, now it has brought the 32GB storage variant in the country (book here). All specs and design will remain same except the internal storage and the price. The Mi Nepal also plans to bring Amazfit smartwatches for the first time in Nepal. The price of Mi A1 in Nepal will be Rs. 26,999 only, for 32GB variant.
On the specification side, this device has a 5.5-inch display with the resolution of 1920 X 1080 pixels, making pixel density 403ppi. 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 to keep all your apps and data and can be further expanded 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.
The main feature is the device is the software. As the Mi A1 is a collaboration between Xiaomi and Google under project Android One. The device will be running on the latest stock Android and will be among the first devices to receive the future update from Google. And the device will be getting Android Oreo update by the end of the year.
|Resolution||1080X1920 pixels (403 ppi pixel density)|
|OS||Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)|
|CPU||2.0 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625|
|Storage||32GB/64GB internals, expandable up to 128GB|
|Primary Camera||Dual 12 MP (26mm, f/2.2; 50mm, f/2.6), phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, dual-LED (dual tone) flash|
|Secondary Camera||5 MP, 1080p|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 3080 mAh battery|
|Colors||Black, Gold, Rose Gold|
|Price||Rs. 26,999 only|