Xiaomi Mi A1

8.3/10 AVG.
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8.3/10
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The Xiaomi Mi A1 currently has an Informr score of 8.3 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 2 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
2 GHz
Screen Size
5.5"
Camera
12+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Notebookcheck

The Mi A1 is the first smartphone from Xiaomi that is not delivered with the in-house MIUI operating system, but with stock Android instead. Since the Mi A1 is part of the Android One project, you are ensured of quick security updates and an update warranty of two years. In terms of its hardware, th...

- Christian Irion, Notebookcheck
Ars Technica

For $220, you get a very capable phone that hits enough of the right marks that you'll quickly forget about the low price. With the Mi A1, you don't feel like you're missing out by not spending three to four times as much on a flagship phone, and, for that, we love it.

- Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica


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Common Questions


Xiaomi released the Mi A1 on September 12, 2017.


We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Xiaomi Mi A1 user manual here.


Xiaomi backs up the Mi A1 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your Mi A1 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Xiaomi support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Xiaomi's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
5.5"

The Xiaomi Mi A1's screen size is 5.5 inches with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution.

Processor
2 GHz

There is a Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Octa core 2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 7.1.2 Nougat (Update Available: 8.0 Oreo) operating system (OS).

Camera
12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 5+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
64 GB

Internal memory is 64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
3080

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3080 battery. Xiaomi's performance ratings are 720 minutes.

Mi A1 Specs

Overview
Release date September 12, 2017
Regions available India
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
LTE:
2100/850/1800/2300 /2500 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE
SIM card Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 7.1.2 Nougat (Update Available: 8.0 Oreo)

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Processor Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Octa core 2 GHz
Internal Flash Memory 64 GB
RAM 4 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Digital compass Yes
Flightmode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1.26 W/kg
Body: 0.17 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 3080
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to: 420 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 720 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 11 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Aluminium
Colors Black, Gold, Rose gold, Red
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.54 x 7.58 x 0.73 cm (6.1 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 165 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density 403 pixels
Size 5.5 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes Unknown
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen, Oleophobic coating, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Unknown
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM, Google Talk
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption Unknown
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out Yes
DLNA Support Unknown
NFC Yes
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Unknown
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
Resolution
12+ megapixels
Dual lens
Yes
Zoom
2x optical
Flash
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, 5-piece lens, Dual camera feature (12 MP 2nd camera, f/2.6)
Video Recording Formats
H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, XviD
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
5+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Self-timer
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, M4A, OGG, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, ASF, AVI, DivX, FLV, H.264 / AVC, MKV, MPEG-4, WMV, XviD
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Document Viewer Yes
Weather Yes
Stocks Unknown
Maps Unknown
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable, Pre-installed
Included Software / Apps
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Xiaomi Mi 5X, Millet A1

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Notebookcheck

Pure Android at a fair price

from Notebookcheck

The Mi A1 is the first smartphone from Xiaomi that is not delivered with the in-house MIUI operating system, but with stock Android instead. Since the Mi A1 is part of the Android One project, you are ensured of quick security updates and an update warranty of two years. In terms of its hardware...More

The Mi A1 is the first smartphone from Xiaomi that is not delivered with the in-house MIUI operating system, but with stock Android instead. Since the Mi A1 is part of the Android One project, you are ensured of quick security updates and an update warranty of two years. In terms of its hardware, the Xiaomi Mi A1 is a very good mid-range smartphone.

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Ars Technica

Delivers a mostly great mix of features

from Ars Technica

For $220, you get a very capable phone that hits enough of the right marks that you'll quickly forget about the low price. With the Mi A1, you don't feel like you're missing out by not spending three to four times as much on a flagship phone, and, for that, we love it.

Read full review

For $220, you get a very capable phone that hits enough of the right marks that you'll quickly forget about the low price. With the Mi A1, you don't feel like you're missing out by not spending three to four times as much on a flagship phone, and, for that, we love it.

Read full review

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