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Mi A1 smartphone claimed to burst in flames; Xiaomi's response awaited

Xiaomi Mi A1 has been long discontinued in India.

  • Published: October 3, 2018 12:26 PM IST
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A Xiaomi Mi A1 unit is said to have burst into flames. A MIUI forum member reported about the incident on his friend’s behalf claiming that his Mi A1 caught fire while charging overnight. The complainant noted that the phone was kept for charging before going to sleep, which he has been doing since long. Also Read - Huawei files patent for another phone with under-display camera

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According to MIUI form thread post, the Xiaomi Mi A1 was purchased by the victim eight months ago. The night it caught fire during charging, it also had a protective casing on it which prevented the fire from spreading. The complainant and his friend have already reported this issue to Xiaomi, although there is no official word from the company as yet. The alleged burnt Mi A1 images show severe damage as well as burn. As of now, the report can’t be trusted. Also Read - Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro in India gets MIUI 12 update

To recall, Xiaomi had launched Mi A1 as first Android One smartphone in-partnership with Google. It was launched last year in September 2017, and the device came with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It had a 5.5-inch full-HD screen along with a dual-camera setup at the rear with two 12-megapixel camera sensors.

The Xiaomi Mi A1 has been discontinued in India, and the company has already launched the successor Xiaomi Mi A2. Prices for the new Android One smartphone start from Rs 16,999, and it is now available in open sale on mi.com and Amazon India.

Watch Video: Xiaomi Mi A2 First Look

Recently, the phone had received the latest Android 8.1 Oreo security update from Google for August. The changelog also noted to improve device stability and performance optimization.

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  • Published Date: October 3, 2018 12:26 PM IST


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