The Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone is one of the latest smartphones to come from Xiaomi. However, in addition to being one of the latest, it is also one that represents a ‘first’ for the company as the Mi A1 is Xiaomi’s first smartphone to be released running on Android One. Making it a smartphone that offers very good value for money and especially when it comes to the software experience. Speaking of which, the Mi A1 is currently available for only $219.99 via Tomtop as part of a limited time sale.
Besides the standard core specs and numbers the benefit of purchasing an Android One smartphone is that in spite of coming with a low by comparison price tag, the software experience is one which is largest considered to be a ‘stock Google’ experience. Resulting in a very reliable version of Android, coupled with a commitment to longer than usual, and more frequent updates. So for those who have been put off picking up an affordable smartphone due to concerns over the software or whether it will be supported in the long-term with fast and reliable updates, Android One phones including the Xiaomi Mi A1 are designed to alleviate those concerns.
As for the general specs, and again in spite of being an affordable smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi A1 is designed to offer a premium experience, featuring a 5.5-inch display along with a 1920 x 1080 resolution. Inside, this is a smartphone equipped with 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, and powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor. On the camera side of things, the Mi A1 is loaded with a dual rear camera setup consisting of two 12-megapixel cameras, along with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Additional features worth noting include a 3,080 mAh battery, the option to expand the storage when needed via microSD (up to 128GB), dual-SIM support, 4G LTE support, and as mentioned comes running on Android One. In addition to now being available at the low price of $219.99, the Mi A1 is also available in three different color options, Black, Gold and Rose Gold. Although this is a limited time sale, it is also worth keeping in mind that it is a limited stock sale. So those interested in picking up one of the newest Android One phones, and for as little as $219.99, it may be wise to place an order sooner rather than later.