Xiaomi Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite was launched globally in the past week in Madrid, Spain. Previously Mi A1 was launched in New Delhi last year in a similar global launch event. Similar to Mi A1, Mi A2 is the next Android One smartphone and both of them have the same thickness of 7.3 mm.
In these circumstances, Mi A2 will be launched in India on August 8, 2018. However, no official announcement regarding the entry of Mi A2 Lite and the price of Mi A2 in the massive Indian market is yet to be unveiled, but it is expected around Rs.18,000.
Mi A2 price starts at 249 Euros (Rs 20,000 approx.) in Europe and Mi A2 is said to be the 4 GB/ 64 GB version of Mi 6X that is being sold in China at around Rs. 16,000.
4 GB/ 32 GB, 4 GB/ 64 GB, 6 GB/128 GB are the three RAM/ Internal storage variants of Mi A2 to be available in the market with four colour variants – Rose Gold, Black, Blue and Gold.
Quick Charge 4.0 support enables fast charging of this new Xiaomi smartphone which is powered by 3010 mAh.
Specification of Mi A2
Mi A2 has 2.5D Curved glass with Corning Glass 3 Protection and its display size is 5.99-inch IPS LCD Full HD+ with 2160 x 1080 pixels resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio.
- Mi A2 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo version and it is processed by 2.2 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660.
- Rear Camera : 12 MP + 20 MP with dual LED Flash with Fingerprint sensor
- Front Camera : 20 MP with LED Flash
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n ac, Bluetooth 5.0, A-GPS, USB Type-C port and 3.5mm headphone jack are the notable connectivity options available in this upcoming budget smartphone.
A notable betterment observed in Mi A2 with respect to Xiaomi Mi A1 is its selfie camera resolution 20 MP against 5 MP of Mi A1.
Xiaomi Mi A2 vs Nokia 7 Plus
Xiaomi Mi A2 has been mostly compared with the Nokia 7 Plus model after its launch last week because the both the models have similar configuration aspects related to display size, resolution, RAM/Internal Memory and capacity of processor.
But, there are also notable differences corresponding to the cost differences in some aspects. Unlike Nokia 7 Plus, Xiaomi Mi A2 does not have 3.5 mm headphone jack and hybrid slot which are identified as its disadvantages.
NFC support and huge battery size are the notable features in Nokia 7 Plus that are unavailable in Xiaomi Mi A2.
Some Details About Mi A2 Lite:
Regarding the lighter version of Mi A2 i.e., Mi A2 Lite, its key specifications include Android 8.1 Oreo processed by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC and powered by 4000 mAh, 5.84-inch full HD+ display size with 1080 x 2280 pixels resolution, 12 MP + 5 MP dual rear camera set-up, a selfie camera of 5 MP.