Xiaomi rolls out updated full-screen display smartphone


Battery - Mi A1 smartphone comes with 3080mAh battery while the K8 Plus comes with 4000mAh battery. It has a full metal body. The Mi A1 is a variant of the Xiaomi Mi 5X, and retains most of its specifications including a dual rear camera setup. It features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass.

The Xiaomi Mi A1 purchasers will get up to 200GB free data from Bharti Airtel. It will also be available via offline retail chains (including Sangeetha, Poorvika, Big C, LOT, UniverCell, E-Zone, Croma, and Vijay Sales) as well as Mi Preferred Partner stores.

Priced at just Rs. 14,999, this smartphone is going on sale in India for the first time today. It has 2x optical zoom.

Xiaomi's first Android One powered device offers a great mix of powerful hardware and some slick Android experience.

Xiaomi, the Chinese tech firm that launched its first ever Android One smartphone in India, the Mi A1, is rolling out the device globally. The new phone also has a hidden speaker in which sound output comes through the screen itself - something that Apple filed a patent for in 2014 but has never implemented.

Consisting the slots for dual-SIM (Nano-SIM), this flagship phone operates stock Android 7.1.2. Xiaomi says the Mi A1 has a dedicated headphone amplifier with support for up to 600Ohm. Equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC octa-core engine grouped along with 4GB RAM.

At today's sale, only the Black and the Gold variant will be available while the Rose Gold variant will come a month later. The rear camera of K8 Plus comes with 13-megapixel primary sensor and 5-megapixel secondary sensor while Xiaomi Mi A1 comes with 12-megapixel primary sensor and 12-megapixel secondary sensor. Xiaomi Mi A1 also has a finger print sensor on back panel while K8 Plus also has a finger print sensor on the rear panel. Frontal, there's a 5MP front-facing camera, which is slightly underwhelming.

Users can expand the storage as per their desire up to 128GB using the microSD card, and it has the hybrid dual-SIM configuration. Coming to the internal storage, K8 Plus comes with 32GB internal storage.