What is your stand on Notch display? If it is a Yes, then this xiaomi mid range device should be on your next gadget shopping list. Hang on for everything you need to know about Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite.
My experience before now put lite version of a smartphone to always lacking behind the main device in all department. Then Xiaomi launch the Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite and that changes everything.
Yes, the Mi A2 is a better smartphone than the MI A2 Lite but with features like Notch display, dedicated SD card slot, large battery capacity and 3.5mm headphone jack which the Mi A2 lacks but present on the Mi A2 Lite kind of gave it an edge.
Not only that, Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite also sports a better display. It is sharper, brighter and 0.15-inch shorter than the display packed into its elder brother.
Without further ado, let’s bring the Mi A2 Lite into the spotlight.
Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite Specifications & Price in Nigeria.
This device was initially announced in China as Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro. It is virtually the same device except in some areas like Operating system. Mi A2 Lite is an Android One device which means stock android while the Redmi 6 Pro runs on MIUI 9 based on Oreo.
It was launched along side Xiaomi Mi A2 at an exquisite event in Madrid, Spain on the 24th of July 2018.
Design & Display.
Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite is a 5.84-inches IPS LCD display smartphone with Full HD+ screen resolution (2280 x 1080 pixels to be precise) featuring 19:9 aspect ratio, 79.5% screen to body ratio, 2.5D glass and 432 PPI pixel density.
The display is not short of amazing for multimedia, surfing the internet and even reading. I don’t think other manufacturers can give you something this great at its price.
OMG! Xiaomi has done it again. Bringing flagship feature to a mid range device is one thing many people admire them for. With the Mi A2 Lite, Xiaomi introduced the Notch display to the mid range phone a feature which until now is synonymous with flagship phones.
Inside this notch are the earpiece, selfie camera, flash and proximity sensor. The notch is pretty thin compare to what we saw on all the editions of the Xiaomi Mi 8.
The chin and the side bezels are also pretty thin similar to those on the Mi 8. Thanks to the 19:9 full view display, the capacitive buttons has been replaced with on-screen buttons.
At the top of the device is the IR blaster which you can use to control your Tv, Decoders and couple other smart gadgets. Sharing the top of Xiaomi Mi A2 lite with the infra-red sensor is the 3.5mm headphone jack.
The bottom host the speaker and micro USB 2.0 port. At the right side are the power and volume buttons and on the left resides the SD+SIM card tray slot.
Moving on to the rear, you will immediately notice something familiar. Yes, it is the same design that xiaomi has used over and over again. I mean the metal rear with top and bottom plastic finish.
The dual rear camera is the exact same one on the redmi note 5. Not just that, the arrangement is also the same. The fingerprint scanner maintain its usual position and there at the mid bottom are the Xiaomi and androidone logo.
Processor, Operating System & Memory.
Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite is powered by an old processor in Snapdragon 625 with Adreno 506 on board to take care of graphics demanding tasks. The processor sports octa core Cortex A53 running at speed up to 2.0GHz.
Like i said earlier, this device is an Androidone meaning it runs on pure version of android OS which is currently the Oreo. The device alongside other android one devices will be first in line to receive the Android P and Q upgrades.
Few among the notable features of androidone are redefined Google Maps, Photos and Google Lens.
Assisting the processing power is the 3GB and 4GB RAM which are respectively paired with 32GB and 64GB of internal storage.
Battery, Connectivity & Camera.
Xiaomi Mi A2 lite packs a huge 4000 mAh battery capacity. Considering it runs on battery efficient snapdragon 625 SoC, you can expect more than a day of fair usage.
Connectivity wise, the Mi A2 lite supports 4G LTE, dual band Wi-Fi, A-GPS, microUSB 2.0 and Bluetooth 4.2.
At the camera department, there is a 5MP front facing camera with portrait mode, beautify 4.0 and dual AI powered 12MP + 5MP rear camera.
The 12MP is of Sony IMX486 sensor while the 5MP rear camera is of Samsung S5K5E8 sensor.
Price of Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite in Nigeria.
Like its senior, it won’t be officially available in Nigeria but you can always place an order on Chinese sites like Aliexpress & Gearbest ans it will be shipped to Nigeria. You will get it within 2 – 4 weeks.
- 3GB RAM, 32GB rom: $209 (~ 77,000 Naira).
- 4GB RAM + 64GB Internal Storage: $267 (~ 98,000 Naira).
It will be available in over 40 countries globally.
Complete Specifications of Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite.
Below are the full specs of the device.
- Dimension: 149.33×71.68×8.75 mm.
- Screen size: 5.84-inch IPS LCD.
- Protection: Nah.
- Screen Resolution: 2280 x 1080 pixels (Full HD+).
- Pixel Density: 432 PPI.
- Body: Metal + Plastic (top and bottom rear).
- 2G: Yes.
- 3G: Yes.
- 4G LTE: FDD (B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/20), TDD (B38/40).
- SIM Type: Dual Nano SIM.
Operating System & Processor.
- Android version: Android 8.1 Oreo (AndroidOne).
- Processor Type: 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 625.
- Processor Speed: 2.0 GHz Octa-Core Cortex A53.
- Graphics Processor: Adreno 506.
- Rear Camera: Dual 12 MP (f/2.2 aperture, 1.25 um lens size) + 5 MP (f/2.2 aperture, 1.12 um lens size) with dual led flash.
- Features: HDR, panorama, AI.
- Video Recording: 1080p@240fps.
- Front Camera: 5 MP (f/2.0 aperture), 1080p, HDR, Led Flash. Portrait selfies and beautify 4.0.
- RAM: 3GB/4GB.
- Internal Storage Memory: 32GB/64GB.
- SD card Slot: Yes, Up to 256GB.
- Non-removable 4000 mAh.
- Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Fingerprint, Gyroscope, Infra-red, Ambient Light, Vibration Motor.
- Bluetooth: v4.2.
- USB: micro USB 2.0.
- GPS: A-GPS, Beidou, Glonass.
- Wi-Fi: WI Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi direct, hotspot, dual band.
- Audio/Music Support: MP3, WAV, AAC+, FLAC.
- Loudspeaker: Yes.
- Video Support: MPEG4, MP4, H.264.
- FM Radio: Yes.
- Black, Blue, Gold.
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