Xiaomi Mi A1 Special Edition Red Variant Launched In India

Xiaomi has announced a special edition Red variant of its Mi A1 smartphone in India. Previously, the Android One smartphone was available in Black, Gold, and Rose Gold color variants. It sports a dual camera setup as its USP. Read more to find about Xiaomi Mi A1 Special Edition Red Price In India, Specifications, and Features

Xiaomi Mi A1 Special Edition Red

Price and Availability

Price Rs 14,999

The Xiaomi Mi A1 Special Edition Red is priced in India at Rs 13,999. It will only be available (in limited numbers) from December 20 via Mi.com and Flipkart. Interested customers will also be able to get the new variant at all Mi Home stores, Mi Preferred Partner stores, and retail partner stores.

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Processor Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Internal Storage 64GB (expandable up to 128GB)
Display 5.5-inch, full-HD (1080×1920 pixels)
OS Android One
Primary (Rear) Camera Dual (12MP + 12MP) with flash
Front Camera 5MP
Battery 3,080mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The Xiaomi Mi A1 Special Edition Red features a 5.5-inch display with full HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor (seen on Redmi Note 4) and 4GB RAM. The 64GB internal storage can be further expanded via a microSD card (up to 128GB). The new handset is backed by a 3,080mAh battery.

On the camera front, the new handset comes with a dual camera setup which allows you to capture a nice bokeh effect. It combines a 12-megapixel 26mm wide-angle lens with a 12-megapixel 50mm telephoto lens (similar to iPhone 7 Plus). It comes with 2X optical zoom, 1.25um pixels, a special Portrait mode, and a Beautify mode. The latest handset also comes with a 5-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calling. Thanks to Google, users will get unlimited cloud photo storage.

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  • Full metal design
  • Anti-fingerprint coating
  • Dual Rear Cameras
  • Pure Android
  • USB Type-C port
  • IR Blaster remote control
  • 10V Smart PA
  • DHS audio calibration algorithm
  • Dedicated audio amplifier
  • Three color options

The Xiaomi Mi A1 Special Edition Red runs Google-powered Android One (Android 7.1 Nougat) operating system. However, it will come pre-installed with Mi Remote app and Mi Store app. Google promises that the Mi A1 will get the Android 8.0 Oreo update by the year-end.

The new handset features a full metal body design with 2.5D curved glass and a special anti-fingerprint coating on the back. A fingerprint scanner is also placed on the back side. It comes in Black, Gold, and Rose Gold color options. The new Special Edition features a vibrant shade of red with discreet separation lines.

Xiaomi Mi A1

The Xiaomi Mi A1 Special Edition Red smartphone offers enhanced audio experience, thanks to a 10V Smart PA (Power Amplifier), DHS audio calibration algorithm, and a Standalone audio amplifier. Connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE and USB Type-C port.

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The Xiaomi Mi A1 Special Edition Red brings a great package of specs and features. The Android One device features a dual camera setup as its USP. It will give tough competition to other handsets in its price segment. With the Special Edition Red, the company aimed at the holiday season. Will you go for the new smartphone? Let us know in the comments section below.

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