Xiaomi Mi A2 launches today in India

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Xiaomi is set to launch the Mi A2, its second smartphone based on Android One, in India today. Xiaomi Mi A2 is an Amazon-exclusive smartphone and it will also be able via Mi.com. The smartphone will cost Rs. 16,999 at launch. The front is protected with a Gorilla Glass 5.

The new Xiaomi 4GB variant with 32/64 GB storage will be available on August 16.

According to early revelations, the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage of the model will be flawless as the entry point for the new model.

To recap, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 features a big slim-bezeled IPS display up front that pushes a Full HD+ resolution of 2160×1080 pixels across 5.99 inches. The phone will be exclusively available on Amazon starting from Aug 9 at 12noon.

The Xiaomi smartphone comes with a dual-camera module at its rear comprising a 20MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 12MP secondary sensor with the same aperture. The device runs on the latest Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box and will also get the new Android 9.0 Pie update by the end of this year. But with a better processor, Quick Charge 4.0 and other appealing specifications and features, the Xiaomi Mi A2 holds its own against the likes of Vivo V9 and the Samsung Galaxy J8. The smartphone bears a 13-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.2 aperture, coupled with LED flash and PDAF. There is no microSD slot or headphone jack.

In terms of connectivity, the Mi A2 has the USB Type-C port, Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi ac/b/g/n, GPS, and dual-SIM connectivity with 4G LTE and VoLTE.

Touted to be one of the most anticipated budget smartphones in India, Xiaomi Mi A2 will be launched in the Indian markets today. But it does come with Electronic Image Stabilization to ensure good video quality. In India, the company is launching only the Mi A2.

Xiaomi Mi A2 is powered by a 3000mAh battery with support for fast charging technology.