Xiaomi releases Android Pie update for Mi A2


03 Dec 2018

Xiaomi releases Android Pie update for Mi A2 in India

Xiaomi has started rolling out Android Pie update for its recently launched Mi A2 smartphone.

The latest firmware is being pushed in a phased manner and all Mi A2 users across India will get the update latest by December 25.

The update comes with all Android Pie features such as Adaptive Battery, redesigned navigation buttons, and one-hand navigation gestures.

Here's everything to know.

Android Pie

What is new in the update?

What is new in the update?

The Xiaomi Mi A2 runs stock Android as part of Android One program.

Hence, with this update, Mi A2 will get all Android Pie features including gesture-based navigation, adaptive battery, adaptive brightness, an improved Do Not Disturb mode, simplified volume controls, and revamped notifications panel.

Moreover, the update will bring App Actions, Slices, and Digital well-being features.

How to install the update?

The Android Pie update is being released in a phased manner via OTA (over-the-air) method. To check for the update, go to 'Settings' then click on 'System Update'. If you have received it, simply click download and install.

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Mi A2: At a glance

To recall, Mi A2 features a 5.99-inch full-HD+ display, 12MP+20MP dual rear-camera, and a 20MP selfie snapper.

It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, paired with up to 6GB RAM and up to 128GB internal storage.

The phone supports dual SIM (Nano) cards, runs stock Android Oreo 8.1 under Android One program, and packs a 3,010mAh battery with Quick Charge 4.0 support.


For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers

For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers

The Mi A2 gets a dual camera setup with 12MP+20MP Sony sensors and an aperture of f/1.75, phase-detection autofocus and dual-tone LED flash.

Up front, the phone gets a 20MP Sony IMX376 sensor with f/1.75 aperture, fixed focal length, and LED flash.

Both the front and rear cameras support several AI-powered features such as Scene Recognition, Portrait Mode, Background Bokeh, and Smart Beauty 4.0.

The Mi A2 does not come with a headphone jack

•Connectivity options on Mi A2 include 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.0, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11a/c, Miracast, IR emitter, and USB Type-C. Sensors on board the phone include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The phone doesn't have a headphone jack.

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