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Mi A2 Mobile Phone Review: Everything You Need to Know

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Mi A2 Mobile Phone Review

The Mi A2 is Xiaomi’s second Android One phone in India after its predecessor Mi A1. Xiaomi Mi A2 is a well-crafted smartphone with good features and specs. The price is quite affordable, the overall look and feel is premium, and the performance is note-worthy in this price range. It was launched last year in July 2018, and has proved to be an efficient smartphone with good popularity among the Indian users.

Let us explore Mi A2 Features and Specs:

  1. Mi A2 Overview

This phone is a good performance phone in an affordable price range of INR 16,499 for the 128GB version, and offers the stock android experience and decent hardware. This phone model is available in the colours of Black and Red.

  1. Mi A2 Design

Mi A2 comes with a stylish metal body that gives a premium feel. The built is tall and slender, with curved sides that feel comfortable in the hand. The power and volume buttons are well placed on the right side, and the earpiece, selfie-camera, selfie-light and notification light are placed above the display. The IR sensor is on the top with a secondary microphone, and the USB Type-C port is at the bottom.

  1. Mi A2 Display

This phone comes with a 5.99 inches capacitive touchscreen display with the resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and a 403 PPI pixel density. It has a full HD+ resolution, which is very good, but the display does not get too bright.

  1. Mi A2 Camera

The camera setup of this phone is a 20 MP + 12 MP primary cameras and a 20 MP secondary camera. It has good camera features such as Short Video, Portrait, Square, Panorama, and a Manual mode. The HDR mode is activated automatically, and brings out more vivid colours in outdoor portraits. However, the sensor for low-light shots could have been better.

  1. Mi A2 Performance

It has an strong and agile 6GB RAM with a powerful Octa core (2 GHz), Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 processor, which makes for a great performance phone, especially for its affordable price range.

  1. Mi A2 Operating System

The Xiaomi Mi A2 operates on the Android v8.1 Oreo, which is upgradable to the Android v9.0 Pie OS. Overall, the operations run smooth and quick, with good multitasking.

  1. Mi A2 Storage

The phone comes in two versions, 64GB and 128GB versions. The storage is sufficient and good for the price range. However, the drawback is that there is no Micro SD slot available.

  1. Mi A2 Battery

It comes with a decent 3010 mAh battery. However, the battery backup is poor and its drains quickly with heavy usage. The charger that comes along with it takes about 2 hours to charge, so buying a Qualcomm Quick Charge certified charger is a good idea.

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  1. Mi A2 Connectivity

In connectivity features, it has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Infrared Port and a USB Type-C connector.

  1. Sensors & Features

It has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and an efficient IR blaster.

  1. Xiaomi Mi A2 price:

Mi A2 128 GB (6 GB RAM) is priced at ₹16,499.

Mi A2 64 GB (4 GB RAM) is priced at ₹12,499 on the EMI Store.

Xiaomi Mi A2 Pros and Cons

  • Pros

Fastest chipset, good camera, stock android, quick charge 4+ support

  • Cons

No 3.5mm audio jack

Xiaomi Mi 2 Specs and Features

Here we have listed down for you all the important Xiaomi Mi A2 features and specifications in a table. Take a good look at all the Xiaomi Mi A2 specifications & features from the Xiaomi Mi A2 mobile review:

Mi A2 128 GB
Date July, 2018
Price Rs. 16,499
Display 5.99”
Operating System Android v8.1 Oreo upgradable to Android v9.0 Pie
Processor Octa core (2 GHz, Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
Storage 128 GB (non- expandable)
Camera 20 MP + 12 MP rear | 20 MP front
Battery 3010 mAh


Verdict: Xiaomi Mi A2 mobile phone Review

Xiaomi Mi A2 is a good phone in a budget, with the 64GB version available in INR 11,499 and the 128GB version in INR 16,499. It has one of the best camera performances in this price range, and has the Snapdragon 660 processor, which is seen in the more expensive phone models. However, the battery life and capacity is poor, and the phone comes without a Micro SD slot and a 3.5mm earphone jack. But overlooking these minor glitches, this phone overall packs a great performance on an affordable budget.

A good alternative at a slightly lesser price would be the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, and the Huawei Honor Play.

Now that you have read the Xiaomi Mi smartphone review, you can go ahead and make your decision about the smartphone purchase!

If you are looking for the best Xiaomi Smartphone, the Mi Store is definitely the right choice. All these latest smartphones are available on the EMI store at the best prices, and at no-cost EMIs with zero down payments and no extra processing fee using the Bajaj Finserv EMI Card. If the product is somehow found damaged, the store immediately changes it or the customer gets a full cashback.

Check out all the latest smartphone models on the EMI Store of Bajaj Finserv along with their features and prices in India. So there you go. Now what are you waiting for? Go buy your favourite mobile today!

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