Xiaomi Announces A Rs 2,000 Price Cut For Its Mi A1 Smartphoneby Ajinkya December 5, 2017
Xiaomi is known for delivering quality at an affordable price. Since its phones are already aggressively priced, it does not believe in frequent price cuts. But, it seems, the company is making an exception for the Mi A1, which was launched back in September for Rs 14,999. Within a couple of months of availability, the Chinese company has decided to trim off Rs 2,000 from its price tag. With revised pricing, the Mi A1 will be available for Rs 12,999 on Flipkart during from Dec 7 to Dec 9.
We believe that Xiaomi is responding to the Huawei Honor 7X’s pricing. If you are planning to purchase the Mi A1, here’s a quick rundown of its features. It is based on Google’s Android One programmed, the phone offers stock Android experience along with timely updates. The phone offers an aluminium unibody with a sleek design.
The Xiaomi Mi A1 sports a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080) Full HD 2.5D curved display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is plonked by the same chipset as Redmi Note 4, which is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625. It is based on 14nm architecture and provides optimum balance in performance and power efficiency. It bears in 4 GB RAM and 64 GB on board storage which is expandable via the microSD card slot.
For camera buffs, the phone offers a dual camera (12 MP f/2.2 + 12 MP f/2.6). The rear camera can produce some impressive portrait mode shots. For selfies, there’s a humble 5-megapixel front selfie shooter.