We are just a few hours away from Xiaomi’s launch event where it will be launching its second Android One smartphone in India. The Xiaomi Mi A2, as the name suggests, will be the successor to last year’s Xiaomi Mi A1. The company will be live streaming the event today for those who are unable to attend it. Read on to find out how to watch the event live stream online, and take a look at the expected price, specifications, and features.
Xiaomi’s Mi A2 launch event today will kick off at 4:00PM IST, and the company will be live streaming it online. You can head over events.mi.com/in/picture-perfect to watch the keynote address live. The Xiaomi Mi A2 was unveiled at a global event in Spain last month. As mentioned, this is the second smartphone from the company to be a part of Google’s Android One initiative. In other words, it runs stock Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box.
Xiaomi Mi A2 features, specifications
From design to the internals, the Xiaomi Mi A2 is every bit an upgrade over the Mi A1. As far as specifications are concerned, the Xiaomi device launching today features a 5.99-inch FHD+ 18:9 display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core chipset, dual-camera (20-megapixel+12-megapixel) setup at the back, and a 20-megapixel selfie camera with soft light LED flash up front.
The device 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.
Xiaomi Mi A2 expected pricing, availability
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.
The smartphone is expected to be exclusively available via Amazon India apart from mi.com.