A Chinese smartphone company, Xiaomi is holding a global launch event on July 24 in Madrid, Spain. The company will unveil the Xiaomi Mi 6X stock android version phone as the Xiaomi Mi A2 smartphone. The Mi A2 will also a successor of the last year launched Xiaomi Mi A1 Android One smartphone. A few days before the official announcement of the phone, the company just teased the phone on Twitter. Xiaomi also confirmed through the teaser that the phone will be a part of Google’s Android One program.
Xiaomi posted an image on Twitter that has actual Mi A1 phone image and number 2 in the background. There is a text on the image “The Next Gen is Coming.” The company used number 2 first time in its promo communication. In the posted tweet, there are some texts and #, “Are you a big fan of #MiA1? You will love this…#Xiaomi #AndroidOne #2isbetterthan1.” While the company doesn’t mention clearly the name of the launching phone. But this posted image suggests the company will launch the Xiaomi Mi A2 Android One Smartphone.
— Xiaomi (@Xiaomi) July 16, 2018
Xiaomi Mi A1 is the predecessor of the Mi A2 and the first phone from the company that runs on Android One program. The Mi A1 rebranded model of the Xiaomi 5X that launched in China last year. India was the market where Xiaomi launched the Mi A1 firstly. Now the XIaomi Mi A2 is the rebranded model of the Mi 6X that launched in Chine earlier this year. The specs of the phone leaked several times on the internal. There will be two variants of the Xiaomi Mi A2, one is original Mi A2 and other Mi A2 Lite version.
The original Mi A2 smartphone expected to come with a 5.99-inch display that supports 2160 x 1080 pixels of resolution. While the Mi A2 Lite model expected to feature a 5.84-inch display with notch design on top of the display. The original model could power by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor under the hood while the Lite model may have Snapdragon 625 Soc. There are speculations that the phone will have many RAM and ROM variants like 4 GB RAM and 32 GB storage, 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage, 4 GB RAM and 128 GB storage, and 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage option.
In terms of photography, The XIaomi Mi A2 will have dual camera sensors on the back side along with LED flash. There are 12-megapixel main camera sensors and 20-megapixel secondary camera sensors on back. On the front side, it will have a 20-megapixel camera for taking selfies and video calling. The phone is an Android One program which means it will run on Stock Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box. The reports claim that there is no 3.5mm audio jack port on the phone. Xiaomi’s Mi A2 will pack with 3,010 mAh battery inside the body along with Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging support.
The company launched the three color variants of the Xiaomi Mi A2 including Black, Blue and Gold color option. As of now, there is no word for the pricing of the phone. The based model of the Mi A2 expected to be available at around $290 price and highest model available at around $370 price tag.
For the exact price, availability and specs details of the phone, we have to wait for till July 24 event. There are speculations that the company may also launch the global variant of the Xiaomi Mi Max 3.