Xiaomi’s global launch event for Mi A2 and A2 Lite in Madrid, Spain took place between 3 pm and 4 pm IST today, July 24.
Mi A2 is an Android One smartphone, bringing stock Android experience on board. In China, it is called Mi 6X. Mi A2 Lite is called Redmi 6 Pro. We received further details, specs, and price of both the smartphones.
Mi A2 sports a 5.99-inch LTPS IPS LCD display supporting 1080 x 2160 pixels with 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by Snapdragon 660 octa-core SoC coupled with Adreno 512 GPU. It will run MIUI 9.5 based on Android P and will be packing a non-removable 3000mAh battery.
For the camera, Mi A2 bears 12 MP and 20 MP sensors at the rear, and 20 MP front camera dedicated for selfies. Improved low light photography and better portrait selfies are two of the highlights, along with HDR support and semantic segmentation. The AI-driven Google Lens boasted in the device will provide information on images when you point the camera towards any object.
Mi A2 has its base variant of 4/32GB that’s priced at 249 Euros or around Rs. 20,000. Its second memory variant is of 4/64GB pricing at 279 Euros or around Rs. 22,500. The third variant of 6/128GB is priced at 349 Euros or around Rs. 28,000. There’s no microSD card slot for it to expand in terms of memory.
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As for Mi A2 Lite, it sports a 5.84-inch IPS LCD display supporting 1080 x 2280 pixels with 19:9 aspect ratio. It is fueled by Snapdragon 625 octa-core SoC clocking at 2.0GHz, coupled with Adreno 506 GPU. It runs the MIUI 9.0 based on Android Oreo 8.1 or P and packs a bigger, non-removable 4000mAh battery.
In terms of camera, Mi A2 Lite bears a dual rear setup of 5 MP and 12 MP sensors and a front camera into the display notch with a 5 MP sensor that’s dedicated for selfies. AI portrait mode, PDAF and several other modes by Xiaomi are infused in the setups.
The base variant of Mi A2 Lite is of 3/32GB that’s being priced at 179 Euros or about Rs. 14,000. The other variant of 4/64GB is priced at 229 Euros or about Rs. 18,000. It is expandable via microSD up to 128GB.
Both the devices have a fingerprint reader on the rear panel and are available in the following color options: Black, Blue, and Rose Gold.