Xiaomi Mi A1, Hands-on Review

The Chinese electronics and smartphone company Xiaomi is slowly gaining momentum in the smartphone business. The Xiaomi handset Redmi Note 4 have been dominating the industry from the time it has been launched and even the Redmi 4A has been a huge success.


Xiaomi aims to build phones which easily falls into your budget. Recently, Xiaomi created a smartphone which is powered by Google. Sounds interesting! Now let’s see in details that how this interesting combination brings in a difference with the new handset-




Display and Design:


The Xiaomi Mi A1 sports a superior design with a full metallic body. The handset has a slim body with curved corners. The Mi A1 holds a 5.5inch Full HD display with a 2.5D curved glass and is shock and dust resistant, thanks to the Corning Gorilla Glass 3.


The phone renders bright and sharp images. The viewing angles are quite good and have decent viewing angles. You can easily use your phone under broad daylight.  


OS and Processor:


The Mi A1 is packed with Snapdragon 625 and performs on Android 7.1.2. The OS will definitely upgrade to the Android Oreo by the end of 2017.


The user will not face any issues and will work smoothly without getting hanged. It will easily support multitasking and heavy intensive gaming.




  RAM and Storage:


The handset offers an internal storage capacity of 64GB and is supported by a 4GB RAM. You can increase the internal storage capacity with a help of a micro SD card. The smartphone works swiftly and you will not face any sort of lag.  




The Xiaomi Mi A1 will be powered by a 3,080 mAh battery which usually lasts for a day and a half. However, the fast battery charging option is not available in this handset.  






The Mi A1 sports a dual camera at the back of the handset. Both the cameras hold a 12MP lens, one with wide angle lens and the other one features the telephoto lens. The dual camera setup works simultaneously to click images with the bokeh effect also known as the depth-of-field effect. The front camera roots a 5MP camera and is able to click decent selfies.  


Xiaomi Mi A1 price in Dubai UAE is around AED 863. The Mi A1 is a perfect smartphone for bargain hunters as it easily fits into your financial plan.


Also, very soon the handset will be upgraded to the latest Android Oreo. So this another solid reason to grab this device.

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