Xiaomi Mi A2 has finally made its way to the UAE and Saudi market. This much-awaited smartphone has several interesting aspects to talk about be it the hardware, dual cameras, or the large display screen. And just like other Xiaomi smartphones, this one too comes at an affordable price range in Dubai, which will particularly attract the budget shoppers.
Xiaomi Mi A2 is the latest smartphone from the brand that is available in three variants. The entry-level variant houses 4GB RAM with an internal memory of 64GB, while the mid-range model of 6GB RAM also gets the same onboard storage. Meanwhile, the third variant housing 6GB RAM is offered with 128GB internal memory. This time, Xiaomi has not offered the external slot for storing additional data.
This Redmi latest phone in UAE comes incorporated with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset with Adreno 512 GPU. This is the same processor used in Nokia 7 Plus that enables users to carry out several tasks without any lags. Also know more about its details based on the Nokia 7 Plus leaked images and specs. When it comes to software, the device runs on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo operating system. It is probably the first handset from the Chinese company to ship its new phone with the latest OS. Besides, it also features the MIUI 9.5 on the top that is based on the stock Android.
The recently launched Xiaomi Mi A2 in Saudi carries most of the design elements of its predecessor Mi A1. However, we can still notice some changes here and there.
Mi A2 in Dubai has a sleek design, gets smooth finishing and is very much identical to the previous model – Xiaomi Mi 5X. Its main camera comes in a vertical design layout, thus making it look like the camera in Apple iPhone X. In terms of dimensions, it is slimmer than the Xiaomi Mi A1 with a thickness of 7.3mm. The fingerprint scanner is placed on the rear, while the flashlight is present between the scanner and cameras. As for the display, it sports an LCD 5.99-inch touchscreen that comes with an aspect ratio of 18:9. This screen offers a pixel resolution of 1080×2160 which is quite good to offer an excellent viewing experience.
Talking about the Xiaomi Mi A2 camera, it gets a dual 12MP and 20MP sensors with both featuring f/1.8 aperture. These are the main cameras on the device that are capable of taking excellent images while supporting video recording of 2160 pixels at 30fps. Moreover, these cameras are also accompanied with 2x optical zoom, phase detection autofocus, touch focus and LED flash features. At the front, it gets a 20MP selfie shooter with Sony IMX376 sensor. This camera is integrated with AI that helps deliver compelling snaps. As Xiaomi Mi 6X is launched with dual cameras, similarly, there are also other brands planning to launch their upcoming devices with the same feature. One among them is Huawei which announced its new Nova 3e to have dual cameras and notch design.
When it comes to the Xiaomi Mi A2 battery, it features a non-removable 3010mAh unit that uses Quick Charge 3.0 technology and supports fast charging. Some other smartphones such as Nokia 6, Huawei Honor 9 and a few others come with almost the same battery capacity.
April 2018 was the Xiaomi Mi A2 release date in UAE and Saudi and the device is already up for sale. The starting Xiaomi Mi A2 price in UAE comes close to AED930, while for the high-end model it is approximately AED1163. Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Mi A2 price in Saudi for 4G variant is around SAR950, while the top-end model comes at nearly SAR1188.