Xiaomi is hosting a global launch event in Madrid, Spain, and it will be launching the Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite smartphones at the event. Successor to the Mi A1, the smartphone is expected to come with a tall 18:9 display, dual rear cameras and stock Android OS. It is widely expected the Mi A2 will be rebranded version of the Mi 6X that was launched in China earlier this year.
The Mi A1 was launched in India, and we can expect the Mi A2 to make it to the Indian shores too. There is no word on when Xiaomi will bring it to India, but we expect to hear more from the company in the coming days. Xiaomi is also live streaming the event, and if you are not able to watch it, you can follow our live blog below to get the updates as Xiaomi makes the announcement.
And that’s it.
New Mi Electric toothbrush also launched.
Xiaomi also announced Mi Robot and Mi Rover for 79.99 Euros.
But wait, its not over.
And here’s a look at the pricing once again.
Mi A2 Lite coming to these countries. Sadly, India not included.
The Mi A2 is coming to these countries.
Mi A2 Lite – 3GB + 32GB for 179 Euros
4GB + 64GB for 229 Euros.
But first, the product video.
Now, the pricing.
Mi A2 is powered by Snapdragon 625 SoC, and comes with 4,000mAh battery.
Xiaomi compares the Mi A2 Lite camera with Samsung A6.
Mi A2 Lite comes with dual cameras – 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel sensors.
Mi A2 Lite color options.
It comes with 19:9 display with a notch and 5.84-inch FHD+ resolution.
And here’s the Mi A2 Lite.
249 Euros for the base variant (3GB + 32GB).
279 Euros 4GB + 64GB
349 Euros 6GB + 128GB
But some highlights first.
Now, time for the pricing.
Mi A2 vs Mi A1 comparison.
Mi A2 comes with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.
Xiaomi says the new chipset offers 20 percent performance jump compared to Mi A1, and 79 percent more performance compared to Snapdragon 625.
Mi A2 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC.
Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite will be updated to Android P later this year.
Google and Xiaomi have optimized the Mi A2 to offer long battery life.
Google Lens will be incorporated in the Mi A2.
Mi A2 will come with unlimited storage on Google Photos at high-quality.
Jon Gold from Google on stage to talk about Android One.
Here are the complete front camera specifications.
The front camera also comes with HDR mode. Below are some sample shots.
Here are some camera samples shared by Xiaomi.
The Mi A2 comes with a 20-megapixel selfie camera with AI Portrait mode.
One more portrait mode sample shot.
The low light details of the Mi A2, as per Xiaomi.
The Mi A2 comes with AI Portrait mode, as expected.
Xiaomi is showing some camera samples that were shot on the Mi A2.
Another look at the camera sensor size and aperture.
And some comparison camera specifications.
Xiaomi is comparing the Mi A2 camera quality with Samsung Galaxy A8.
The primary camera is 20-megapixel with f/1.75 aperture, and the secondary camera is a 12-megapixel sensor, with telephoto lens.
It will be offered in three color options – Gold, Blue and Black.
As asked by many fans, the smartphone comes with USB Type-C port.
Aluminum unibody design.
Here’s a look at the Mi A2.
Xiaomi is playing the product video, and two products are launching – the Mi A2 and probably the Mi A2 Lite.
And with that, the Mi A2 launch begins.
Xiaomi has 2 products in top 10 worldwide bestseller smartphones, as per CounterPoint Research. Mi A1 took the 9th spot.
Xiaomi is playing a video that has Mi users talking about their experience with the Mi A1.
The event has just started!
- Published Date: July 24, 2018 2:54 PM IST
- Updated Date: July 24, 2018 4:04 PM IST