Xiaomi Mi A2 Gets a Big Price Cut in India: Revised Price is Rs. 13,999

Xiaomi Mi A2 Gets a Big Price Cut in India: Revised Price is Rs. 13,999

Xiaomi Mi A2 Gets a Big Price Cut in India: Revised Price is Rs. 13,999

by January 8, 2019

Xioami Mi A2China-based handset maker Xiaomi has announced price cut for its Mi A2 smartphone in India. The company took to twitter to make the announcement, according to which the users will get a discount up to Rs. 4500. The 4GB RAM + 64GB inbuilt storage variant of the Mi A2 is now available at Rs. 13,999 instead of Rs. 17,499, while the 6GB RAM + 128GB inbuilt storage variant will now cost Rs. 15,999 as opposed to Rs. 20,500. In addition, the SBI Card users can avail 5% cashback on EMI transaction, which brings down the effective price of the phone to Rs. 13,299 for the 4GB RAM variant and Rs. 15,199 for the 6GB RAM variant. The Mi A2 can be purchased from Xiaomi’s online Mi Store, Amazon India, Mi Homes, and other Xiaomi certified offline stores.

The price cut announcement is a part of the brand’s ongoing #High5 occasion. For the uninitiated, Xiaomi tweeted on Friday that it will make five key announcements starting from 7th January 2018 to celebrate three things; their fifth year in India, five years of breaking records, and fifth consecutive quarter of being number one smartphone brand in India. The Xiaomi Mi A2’s price cut is first of the five announcements.

Xiaomi Mi A2 Features and Specifications

To recall, the Xioami Mi A2 bears a 5.99-inch FHD+ LCD display with 1080 x 2160 pixel screen resolution, 18:9 aspect ratio, pixel density of 403 ppi and features 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass. The dual-SIM phone was launched with Google’s Android 8.1 Oreo operating system but got the Android 9.0 Pie update in November under Android One programme. The device draws power from an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC, coupled with 4GB and 6GB RAM options. There are two options in terms of inbuilt storage- 64GB and 128GB. There’s a 3,000mAh battery under the hood, that supports Quick Charge 4+. For security purpose, the phone features a rear mounted fingerprint sensor.

In the camera department, you get a vertically stacked dual camera set up on the back which comprises of 12-megapixel Sony IMX486 primary sensor with an f/1.75 aperture + a 20-megapixel IMX376 secondary sensor with f/1.75 aperture. The front hosts a 20-megapixel sensor for selfies with soft-light LED flash.

  • 5.99-inch FHD+ LCD display
  • 1080 x 2160 pixels
  • 18:9 aspect ratio
  • 403 ppi
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC
  • 4GB or 6GB of RAM
  • 64GB or 128GB of inbuilt storage
  • 3,000mAh battery capacity
  • Android 9.0 Pie OS
  • 12MP + 20MP dual rear camera
  • 20MP selfie camera

In terms of connectivity, the Xiaomi Mi A2 features 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (dual-band, 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and a USB Type-C (v2.0) port – there is no 3.5mm headphone jack. The onboard sensors include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.