Xiaomi, at an event in Spain, has announced the launch of its latest Android One smartphones, the Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite. The Mi A2 comes with a price of 249 Euros for the 3GB + 32GB variant, 279 Euros for 4GB+64GB storage and 349 Euros for 6GB+ 128Gb storage options. The Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite comes with a price tag of 179 Euros for the 3GB + 32GB option, while the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage option is priced at 229 Euros.
Xiaomi has announced that it will launch the Mi A2 in India on August 8, 2018. The company has revealed that both the smartphones will be updated to Android P and both of them comes with unlimited storage in Google Photos. Both the smartphones come loaded with identical design language, though the major difference is in terms of specifications. Both the smartphones will be available in Blue, Black and Gold colour options.
Starting with Xiaomi Mi A2, the device feature a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display with 2160 × 1080 pixels resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor coupled with 4GB/6GB RAM and 32GB/64GB/128GB of internal storage.
On the camera front, the device features a dual-camera setup with a combination of 12-megapixel primary lens with f/1.75 aperture along with a secondary 20-megapixel secondary sensor with f/1.75 aperture. For the front, there is a 20-megapixel shooter with a f/1.8 aperture for selfies and video calling.
The Xiaomi Mi A2 is backed by a 3010 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 and it runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and it falls under Android One programme from Google. On the connectivity front, it supports, 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, dual-SIM, GPS and USB Type-C port. The Mi A2 will measure 158.70 x 7.30 x 75.40mm and weigh in at 168 grams.
Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite features a 5.84-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixel along with an aspect ratio of 19:9. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset along with Adreno 506 GPU.
The device comes in two memory configurations; 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4 RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The memory can be further expanded up to 256GB via microSD card slot.Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite comes with dual rear cameras with a 12-megapixel sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. For the front, it has a 5-megapixel camera. The phone is equipped with AI features in the camera department. There is AI artificial intelligence portrait mode, which the brand says makes edge recognition accurate. For the front, there is HDR mode, AI portrait mode and AI beauty function.
The phone comes loaded with a 4000mAh battery and it runs on Android 8.1 Oreo, which is based on Google’s Android One programme. There is a fingerprint sensor at the back and the device also features face unlock feature. On the connectivity front, the Mi A2 Lite support 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, GLONASS, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dedicated microSD card slot, dual SIM and micro USB port. The phone measures 149.33 x 71.68bx 8.75mm.