Xiaomi Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite
Xiaomi revealed Mi A2 – along with the Mi A2 Lite – at the company’s global launch event in Spain.
Mi A2, being the better of the two phones, is the successor to the Mi A1 which took the limelight last year. However, both the mobiles run on Android One operating system.
Xiaomi Mi A2 Details
Talking about the specs of Xiaomi Mi A2, it is equipped with a 5.99-inch 2160×1080 FHD+ display along with a modern 18:9 aspect ratio.
Apart from that, a 2.5D curved glass comprising of Gorilla Glass protection is employed by the company.
For primary photography, the mobile packs a 12MP (f/1.75) + 20MP (f/1.75) dual rear-camera setup which utilizes Sony IMX486 and Sony IMX 376 sensors for primary and secondary lenses respectively.
And for taking selfies, the Xiaomi Mi A2 offers a 20MP (f/2.2) front camera with Sony IMX376 sensor.
While the phone’s rear camera module provides with AI capabilities and background blurring in portrait mode, the front camera also comes with AI powered portrait mode alongside Beautify 4.0 which makes use of AI.
While the Mi A2 is capable of unlocking the phone using face-recgnition technology, a fingerprint sensor is also provided on the rear side.
Powering the Xiaomi Mi A2 is a Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor coupled with Adreno 512 GPU unit while it runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box.
The device has 3 storage variants:
- 4GB RAM + 32GB
- 4GB RAM + 64GB
- 6GB RAM + 128GB
The smartphone gets its fuel from a 3010mAh battery, which support 5V/2A fast charging. Moreover, the company has opted for a USB Type-C port this time while doing away with a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The Xiaomi Mi A2 measures 7.3mm thick while weighing at 168 grams.
According to Xiaomi, the phones will be available in 40 countries starting from this month.
A tweet from Manu Kumar Jain, Xiaomi’s Managing Director and Vice President for India, clarifies that the Mi A2 will make its way to the India on 8th of August.
Xiaomi Mi A2 Pricing
The pricing of Mi A2 starts at €249 (nearly Rs. 20,200) for the 4GB + 32GB variant, whereas 4GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB versions will cost €279 (around Rs. 22,500) and €349 (around Rs. 28,200) respectively.
The official pricing of the phone for India still remains undisclosed at the moment.
Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite Details
Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite is the cheaper version of the Mi A2, and boasts a 5.84-inch FHD notched display. Taking a step ahead of the latter, the mobile has a taller profile featuring a 19:9 aspect ratio along with a 432PPI pixel density. Also, unlike the Mi A2, the Mi A2 Lite retains the 3.5mm headphone jack while it also packs a mammoth 4000mAh battery.
Although the Mi A2 is more expensive of the two, Mi A2 Lite stands head-to-head against its own sibling with a massive battery and dual-camera rear setup like the earlier.
For imaging, the phone features a 12MP + 5MP AI dual-camera rear setup with f/2.2 aperture and comes with AI Portrait mode and PDAF. Whereas, a 5MP (f/2.0) 67.9 degree wide-angle lens front-facing camera takes selfies with AI powered portrait mode and Beautify 4.0 features.
Interestingly, there is a very capable Snapdragon 625 chipset onboard, which is efficient enough for most day-to-day tasks as it draws less juice from the battery. Additionally, an Adreno 506 graphics processing unit is also there to take care of graphics and gaming performance.
The Xiami Mi A2 Lite is 8.75mm thick and weighs 178 grams.
Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite Pricing
The Xiaom Mi A2 Lite comes in 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB variants, and is priced at €179 and €229 respectively in Spain. Both the versions have storages that can be expanded up to 256GB by using a microSD card.
There is no word yet as to when or at what price bracket will the phone be made available in India.
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