Xiaomi has launched a new variant for its Mi A1 Android One smartphone in Indonesia. The new variant is named as Special Edition Red and it carries a price tag of IDR 3,099,000 which is approximately Rs 14,658. With the addition of this new colour, the Mi A1 will now be available in four colour options — Black, Gold, Rose Gold and Red.
The special edition comes three months after the official launch of the device in September in India for Rs 14,999. Apart from the colour change, no there is no change in the specifications of the Xiaomi Mi A1. As of now, it is not known that the new special edition will make its way to other markets or not including India.
Recently, Xiaomi Mi A1 Android Oreo Beta update started rolling out to selected users. The update is about 1104.1 MB in size and it brings lots of goodies of Oreo with it. First of all, users get the latest December Android security patch. Interestingly, if the beta testing goes in the right direction and if there would no bugs, then all users could get the stable version of the Android Oreo pretty soon.
Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Mi A1 has received a permanent price cut of Rs 1,000. The device was launched at Rs 14,999 and is now available for Rs 1,000 less. So now after the price cut, Xiaomi Mi A1 retails at Rs 13,999 on Flipkart and Mi.com.
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Talking about Xiaomi Mi A1, this is the company’s first Android One smartphone, which is developed in partnership with Google. The phone also comes with Google Assistant. The phone comes with Google Photos free unlimited high-quality storage. This means the photo clicked through Mi camera app, will be saved in automatically on Google Photos in high quality.