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Xiaomi Mi A2 to launch as Amazon India exclusive on August 8

The Xiaomi Mi A2 launched in Spain last month, and is essentially a rebranded version of the Mi 6X.

  • Published: July 31, 2018 12:30 PM IST
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Xiaomi has already revealed that it plans to launch its next smartphone in India on August 8. The Xiaomi Mi A2 was first launched in Spain, and is essentially the successor to last year’s Mi A1. Now, ahead of the launch it has been revealed that the upcoming smartphone will be an Amazon India exclusive.

Amazon India has created a special page for the Xiaomi Mi A2 that also features a ‘Notify Me’ button. This button will basically means that the e-commerce site will inform you when the Xiaomi smartphone will become available. While exclusive, the device is also likely to be available via Xiaomi’s own mi.com website.

The page also highlights some of the Mi A2’s key features like the cameras, chipset, and Android One certification. Like the Mi A1, this upcoming smartphone too will be a part of Google’s Android One initiative. This means, it runs stock Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box, and will be updated to Android P later this year.

Xiaomi Mi A2 specifications, features

As far as specifications are concerned, the Xiaomi Mi A2 flaunts a 5.99-inch FHD+ 18:9 display, and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core chipset. For photography, there is a dual-camera (20-megapixel+12-megapixel) setup at the back, and a 20-megapixel selfie camera with soft light LED flash up front.

The smartphone also features a 3,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support using the USB Type-C port, a fingerprint sensor at the back, and face unlock feature.

Watch: Xiaomi Mi MIX 2s First Look

Xiaomi launched three variants of the Mi A2 in Spain, and it will be interesting which ones make to our shores. The base model with 32GB+4GB RAM is priced a €249 (approximately Rs 20,000). The mid-variant with 64GB+4GB RAM, and top variant with 128GB+6GB RAM are priced at €279 (approximately Rs 22,500), and €349 (approximately Rs 28,100) respectively.

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  • Published Date: July 31, 2018 12:30 PM IST