Love the super bright red colour? If you do, then the Chinese mobile vendor Xiaomi has launched the Mi A1 Special Edition Red colour variant in India. That said, except the bright red colour, everything including the mobile specification remains the same.
As it’s a special edition, Xiaomi has only a few limited number of devices up for sale. You can grab one of the Mi A1 Special Edition Red from 20th December 2017 exclusively via Flipkart and Mi.com. The phone will also be available through Mi Home stores and other mobile retail stores across India. Luckily, the special edition mobile will retail at the same reduced price tag of Rs 13,999.
So what’s changed? The Mi A1 Special Edition Red got the bright red on the back cover, which also flows through the side edges of the phone. Even the side buttons (volume rocker, power button and SIM/hybrid slot) are in red colour. The red metallic look of the mobile will surely make it stand out from the crowd.
Mi A1 Special Edition Red Specification
Three months back, Xiaomi launched Mi A1, the ‘Android One’ smartphone in India. The mobile flaunts a 5.5 inch full HD display covered in 2.5D curved glass and protected with Corning Gorilla glass. Under the hood, it’s powered by a 2.02GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor paired with 4GB of RAM. For storage, you get 64GB of internal storage option, which can be further extended up to 128GB using microSD card. As the mobile is an Android One smartphone, it runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS with stock UI instead of MIUI. However, it comes with some pre-installed apps like the Mi camera app, Mi remote app and Mi App store.
Coming to photography, the Mi A1 sports a dual camera setup at the rear. You get a pair of 12-megapixel sensors with one being the 26 mm wide-angle lens and other a 50 mm telephoto lens. For selfie addicts, the mobile packs a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. On the connectivity front, the device supports 4G LTE networks that work with every Indian 4G bands. It also supports VoLTE allowing you to make HD voice calling and video calling. Other connectivity options include 3G and 2G networks, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, BlueTooth 4.2, USB Type-C and IR blaster. For extra security, the mobile comes with a fingerprint scanner placed on the back. The mobile is fuelled by a 3080 mAh battery supporting quick charging option.
In addition to the new Red colour option, the Mi A1 is also available in Black, Rose Gold and Gold colour variants. Don’t forget to read our in-depth review of the Mi A1, the pure and powerful android one device.