Xiaomi launched its first Android One smartphone called the Mi A1 last year. The phone belonged to budget segment and got a good response from both consumers and critics. Following that success, it looks Xiaomi is getting ready to launch its successor, which is more likely to be dubbed as Mi A2.
The phone was recently spotted on Geekbench, where it was also revealed that it will be coming with a Snapdragon 660 SoC and stock Android 8.1 Oreo. The smartphone will be second Android One smartphone from Xiaomi. Armed with that, the phone managed to get a score of 1630 in the single-core test, and 4,657 in the multi-core test. Other specifications weren’t revealed, but because the Mi A1 was based on the Mi 5X, there is a good change that the Mi A2 will follow that tradition and feature specifications similar to the Mi 6X, which was launched back in April.
Xiaomi Mi A2 specifications and features
Along with the Snapdragon 660 SoC, the Mi A2 is expected to come with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. Xiaomi could also offer a higher-end variant with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. On the outside, the phone is said to carry a 6-inch full HD+ (1080 x 2160) LCD display with an aspect ratio of 18:9.
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In terms of photography, the Mi A2 is said to feature dual-rear cameras consisting of a 20-megapixel sensor and a 12-megapixel sensor. At the front, the phone is expected to come with 20-megapixel camera. Underneath the hood, the phone is likely to carry a 2,190mAh battery that might also support Quick Charge 3.0. A launch date for the phone has still not been confirmed but it is expected to happen soon, since Xiaomi launched the Mi A1 a month after announcing the Mi 5X in China.