Xiaomi Mi A1 Vs Mi A2: What’s Different?

Chinese Smartphone company Xiaomi launched there one of the popular budget smartphone Xiaomi Mi A2 in India on 8th August and the phone will available at online for sell from 16th August 2018 at amazon and Mi store. The company last year launched Mi A1 with Android One. Which was quite liked and one of the best selling phone of the year, Moving forward this link, Xiaomi has launched its next series Mi A2 which also supported Android One program. This time, the company has kept some impressive features in Mi A2, like Mi A1. In this article we will know about these features, what has been upgraded features from Mi A1 in Mi A2. Lets start Mi A1 Vs Mi A2.

Xiaomi Mi A1 Vs Mi A2

The Price and Availability

Last year launched Mi A1 comes in India with one variant, which features 3GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It is available in India for a price Rs. 13,999 at Mi.com and Flipkart. The android one features smartphone was launched in four colours: – Red, Rose Gold, Gold and Black.

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Mi A2 available in 4GB RAM and 64GB Internal storage veriant. It is available in india for a price Rs. 16,999. The phone also comes in four colours: – Black, Gold, Lake Blue and Rose Gold. Xiaomi also plans to launch a another variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage, but its price is not known yet. Pre orders for MI A2 started, and the phone will start selling from 16th August.

Mi A1 vs Mi A2 [Display and Hardware]

The Xiaomi Mi A1 featured with 5.5-inch full HD display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. The phone’s display comes with 16:9 standard aspect ratio. Mi A1 packed with snapdragon 625 octa-core SoC that is coupled with the adreno 506 GPU and as we maintained above, the phone comes in only one variant 3GB RAM and 64 GB storage. It is backed by 3,080 mAh battery.

In Mi A2, This time a lot of upgradation has been done to expect the last year launched Mi A1. Like Mi A2 featured with a bigger display, 6-inch full HD+ display with 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution with taller aspect ratio of 18:9. The phones display comes with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Mi A2 has also been upgraded with a snapdragon 660 octa-core SoC that is coupled with the adreno 512 GPU. The phone available with 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM + 128 GB storage. This time the battery has been cut short 3,010 mAh but the best thing, Mi A2 supports quick charge 3.0 technology.

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Mi A1 vs Mi A2 [Camera]

Mi A1 comes with Dual camera setup, features with Dual 12-megapixel sensors in back and 5- megapixel front facing camera.

As we have learned, the Xomie ‘A series’ is preferred only because of their camera and affordable price. Keeping this in mind, the Xomie has done some more upgration in camera features. Mi A2 includes combinations of 20-megapixels primary sensor and a 12 –megapixel secondary sensor equipped with AI features, like portrait mode, automatic scens selection. In case of front facing camera this time Mi A2 has done amazing work. It comes with a 20-megapixel camera, which is also a support with AI sense detections and portrait mode.

Mi A1 vs Mi A2 [Operating System]

There are no differences in the both phones Mi A1 – Mi A2 in the operating system. Both phones are the part of Android One program. Mi A2 runs Android 8.1 Oreo OS and the Mi A1 was recently upgraded to Android 8.1 Oreo. While the company said it will soon get the support of the latest Andorid P.

Mi A1 vs Mi A2 [Connectivity]

Talking about connectivity, there are no major changes made in both phones. Both phones support Dual-SIM slots (4G LTE), Wi-FI and Bluetooth. Both smartphone also support USB type-C port and come with fingerprint sensor.

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Mi A1 vs Mi A2 Quick Comparison

FEATURESXiaomi MI A1Xiaomi MI A2
Display5.5-inch full HD (16:9)6-inch full HD (18:9)
ProcessorSnapdragon 625Snapdragon 660
Storage64 GB64GB/ 128 GB
Rear Camera12 MP + 12 MP20 MP + 12 MP
Front Camera5 MP20 MP
Operating SystemAndroid Oreo 8.1Android Oreo 8.1
Battery3,080 mAh3,010 mAh, Quick charge
ConnectivityDual SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G LTEDual SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G LTE
Dimensions155.4 x 75.8 x 7.3 mm158.7 x 75.4 x 7.3 mm
Weight165 g168 g
PriceRS. 13,999RS. 16,999


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