Xiaomi Mi A2 Android 9.0 Pie Reviews, Price & Specifications

Xiaomi Mi A2 spotted with Android 9.0 Pie beta release

Xiaomi Mi A2 (4GB/64GB) Full Features & Specifications

Launched in: July 2018

DISPLAY   9 / 10

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Screen Size 5.99 inch
Screen Resolution 2160 x 1080 pixels
Screen Type LCD
Pixel Density 403 PPI
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Bezel Less Yes
Screen Features 2.5D Curved Glass


CHIPSET   8 / 10

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Brand Qualcomm
Processor Speed 2.2GHz
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
Processor Type Octa-Core
Graphics Adreno 512


CAMERA   10 / 10
Rear Camera Resolution 12MP
Dual Rear Camera Yes, 20 MP
Front Camera Resolution 20MP
Dual Selfie Camera No
Video Recording Resolution 4K Video Recording (2160p)
Camera Features Autofocus, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), Dual Tone LED Flash, Front LED Flash


Operating System Android
OS Version Android 8.1 Oreo
Device Type Touchscreen
USB Connector Type USB Type C
Features Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Ambient Light, Gyroscope, IR Blaster
Connectivity 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, VoLTE (Works with Jio)
Headphone Jack Type USB Type C
Color Lake Blue, Gold, Black, Rose Gold, Red
Build Material Metal
Device Warranty 1 Year
Warranty Details 1 year manufacturer warranty for device and 6 months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase.
In The Box Device, Charger & Cable Separate, SIM Ejector Tool, User Manual, Warranty Card, Cover
Weight 168 grams
Dimensions (mm) 158.7 x 75.4 x 7.3


STORAGE   9 / 10

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Internal Storage 64GB
Card Slot Yes
Maximum Card Slot Capacity 128GB
OTG Support Yes


SIM Card Slots Dual
Network Type GSM
SIM Card Type Nano SIM
SIM 1 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM
SIM 2 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM
Dual 4G VoLTE Yes
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM) No
2G Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300)


BATTERY   7 / 10

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Battery Capacity 3010mAh
Battery Type Lithium-ion (Li-ion)
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes, Quick Charge 3.0

Xiaomi Mi A2 Android Pie

Xiaomi Mi A2 is the top-selling Android One smartphone in India. Android support makes Xiaomi Mi A2 a prominent offering from Xiaomi.  The smartphone will soon get the Android 9.0 Pie as well. Interestingly, the Xiaomi Mi A2 has launched with Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box, however, people did feel that just like its predecessor, the device might receive the next software update aliitle later.

According to XDA Developers, Xiaomi Mi A2 was spotted with Android Pie beta release. The software update will bring features such as navigation gestures, upgraded navigation buttons, adaptive battery and more to the Xiaomi M1 A2. The screenshots of the Android Pie beta release,  spotted on XDA Developers forum, suggest that it looks like stable Android Pie UI found on other phones. Finally, a beta ROM download link for the Mi A2 is also available. However, it is recommended to wait for the official beta release from the company.


Xiaomi Mi A2 Price

For the unknown, the Xiaomi Mi A2 price in India begins at Rs. 16,999 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage version while the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option can be bought for Rs. 19,999. However, as part of the festive offers, the higher-end version of the Xiaomi Mi A2 has been made available at Rs. 17,999.

Xiaomi Mi A2 specifications

The Xiaomi Mi A2 sports a 5.99-inch Full HD+ (2160×1080 pixels) display . Its specifications are  1500:1 Contrast ratio, 2.5D curved glass, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. However, It is powered by Qualcomm’s octa-core Snapdragon 660 14nm processor paired with Adreno 512 GPU. Furthermore, the smartphone includes 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB (eMMC 5.1) storage and 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (eMMC 5.1) storage options.

For optics, there is a 12-megapixel rear camera with f/1.75 aperture, Sony IMX486 sensor, LED flash, 1.25μm pixel size, EIS and a 20-megapixel secondary camera with f/1.75 aperture, 4 in 1 – 2.0um pixels and Sony IMX376 sensor. At the front, there is a 20-megapixel camera with 4 in 1 – 2.0um pixels, Sony IMX376 sensor and soft LED flash.

While the Xiaomi Mi A2 runs Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box, it is upgradable to Android 9.0 Pie. Furthermore, it supports Dual SIM connectivity. Other features include a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor, Dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS + GLONASS, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), USB Type-C support and a 3010mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ support.

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