Last week, Xiaomi sent out media invites for the global launch event that the company scheduled on 24th July in Madrid, Spain. Yesterday, Xiaomi teased the launch of Mi A2 smartphone that is the successor of Mi A1.
Now, Xiaomi has confirmed that the company will be launching two Android One smartphones at Spain launch event. While the company has not revealed the name, the two smartphones in question are the Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite. Teasing these two devices, Xiaomi tweeted “We are giving you ALL not 1 but 2 smartphones on July 24th! Any guesses?”
Ahead of the official launch on 24th July, the Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite has already been listed on AliExpress and is available for purchase at $190 for 3GB RAM model and $210 for the 4GB RAM variant.
According to the previous leaks, the Mi A2 is expected to feature a 5.99-inch full-screen display with Full HD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. It is said to be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 processor and is expected to come in multiple variants based on the memory configuaration, including 4GB RAM + 32GB storage, 4GB RAM + 64GB storage, 4GB RAM + 128GB storage, and 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage.
The device also comes with a dual camera setup on the back, boasting a 12MP + 20MP sensors. On the front side, reports indicate that it will feature a 20MP snapper. The Mi A2 lacks the 3.5mm headphone jack and will be fuelled by a a 3,010mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging support.
On the other hand, the Mi A2 Lite variant is expected to have 5.84-inch noteched display and will be powered by Snapdragon 625 SoC. In terms of photography, it is said to feature 12MP + 5MP sensors on the back and a 5MP front-facing camera.
Being a part of Android One, both device will be running on stock Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box. To know the official pricing and availability details, we’ll have to wait for the official launch of the Mi A2 models which is scheduled to launch in China on 19th July.