Xiaomi Mi A2 gets a massive price cut

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07 Jan 2019

Xiaomi Mi A2 gets a price-cut, available at Rs. 14,000

Xiaomi has reportedly slashed the price of its latest Android One-based smartphone, the Mi A2.

According to Gadgets 360, this permanent price cut is effective across all sales channels.

Hence, you can now buy Mi A2 for a starting price of Rs. 13,999 as against its original launch price of Rs. 17,499.

Here's everything to know about it - specifications, features and price.

Here's the official announcement from Xiaomi

New prices

The price cut applies to both variants of Mi A2

The price cut applies to both variants of Mi A2

The 4GB/64GB variant of Mi A2 is now available for Rs. 13,999 (original MRP: Rs. 17,499) while the 6GB/128GB now retails for Rs. 15,999 (original MRP: Rs. 20,500).

Notably, last year in November, Xiaomi reduced the prices of Mi A2 by Rs. 1,000 to sell the 4GB/64GB model at Rs. 15,999 and the 6GB/128GB variant at Rs. 18,999.

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Specs

Mi A2: At a glance

To recall, Mi A2 features a 5.99-inch full-HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

It is powered by Snapdragon 660 processor with AI engine, 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, and packs a 3,010mAh battery with Quick Charge 4.0.

Mi A2 is upgradable to Android Pie

Camera

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.

Unfortunately, Mi A2 does not come with a headphone jack

Connectivity options on Mi A2 include 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.0, dual-band Wi-Fi802.11a/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. Notably, the phone doesn't have a headphone jack.

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What is the price of Mi A2 in India?

Asked 2019-01-07 16:29:56 by Aarav Bhatnagar

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After the latest price cut, the 4GB/64GB variant of Mi A2 is now available for Rs. 13,999 (original MRP: Rs. 17,499) while the 6GB/128GB now retails for Rs. 15,999 (original MRP: Rs. 20,500). Notably, last year in November, Xiaomi reduced the prices of Mi A2 by Rs. 1,000 to sell the 4GB/64 model at Rs. 15,999 and offer the 6GB/128GB variant for Rs. 18,999.

What are the specifications of Xiaomi Mi A2?

Asked 2019-01-07 16:29:56 by Hansika Kapoor

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The Xiaomi Mi A2 features a 5.99-inch full-HD+ display with an 18:9, 12MP+20MP dual rear-camera and a 20MP selfie camera. It is powered by Snapdragon 660 processor with AI engine, 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, and packs a 3,010mAh battery which supports Quick Charge 4.0.

How can I install Android Pie update on my Mi A2?

Asked 2019-01-07 16:29:56 by Sanvi Kapur

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The Android Pie update was released last month 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.

What are the best features of Android Pie?

Asked 2019-01-07 16:29:56 by Shreya Patel

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Android Pie introduces a whole new UI with gesture-based navigation, an improved DND mode, 157 emojis, and a redesigned notifications panel. Further, the update also introduces several new features such as adaptive battery, app actions, adaptive brightness, slices, and accessibility menu among others.

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