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Xiaomi Mi A2 launched in India for Rs 16,999

Xiaomi Mi A2 launched in India for Rs 16,999

The Mi A2 will be available in two variants - 4 GB RAM and 32/64 GB internal storage variant and a little higher price bucket for 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage variant. Xiaomi Mi A2 is an Amazon-exclusive smartphone and it will also be able via Mi.com. It will also include a 20MP front-facing camera. It also has a 3D face scanning face ID feature (with infrared emitters, similar to the iPhone X) and VOOC fast charge support. But it does come with Electronic Image Stabilization to ensure good video quality. You can pre-order the phone from Amazon.in and Mi.in from tomorrow.

The Zenfone 5Z will be the second smartphone to be available in India with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. The display has Full HD+ 1080×2160 resolution with 18:9 aspect ratio. Connectivity options on the smartphone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, Infrared, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a Micro-USB port. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and a proximity sensor.

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Xiaomi Mi A2 features the same 5.99-inch IPS LCD screen that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro have. Moreover, they have plans to launch a 6GB variant in the coming months. The very popular budget Xiaomi smartphone has been amongst the top selling smartphones across price brackets, both globally and in India, since its launch in China in October previous year.

The Xiaomi Mi A2 is certainly an interesting smartphone from a company that prides itself with a lower field failure rate. That's because it runs Android Oreo based Android One platform.

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The Xiaomi smartphone comes with a dual-camera module at its rear comprising a 20MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 12MP secondary sensor with the same aperture.

Mi A2 packs a 3,010mAh battery and will support Qualcomm's QuickCharge 4.0 in India.

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