Xiaomi Middle East has just launched the Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone after teasing it for awhile on their social media accounts. Basically it is the same Xiaomi Mi 5X smartphone that was launched earlier in China but comes with Android One features.

Xiaomi Mi A1 is an Android One smartphone and Xiaomi worked in the collaboration with Google to develop this device and it guarantees regular software updates to it. Since Mi A1 is an Android One device. instead of Xiaomi’s MIUI, it comes with Google’s stock ROM and skin.

Xiaomi Mi A1 : Full Hardware Specs, Features, Prices and Availability

Xiaomi Mi A1 comes with Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor, 5.5-inch full HD LCD display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass, 4GB of RAM, and 64 GB internal storage. There is a microSD card slot as well that supports up to 128 GB size memory card.

On the imaging side, there is a dual 12MP rear camera setup with 2x optical zoom and 4K video recording capability. On the front side, there is a 5 MP camera provided for taking selfies and making video calls.

It sports a full metal unibody design and there is a fingerprint sensor provided on the back of the device. It is powered by a non-removable 3080 mAh Li-Ion battery that supports the fast charging too.

The complete list of all hardware specs and features of Xiaomi Mi A1 are given below.

Xiaomi Mi A1 : Full Hardware Specs and Features

- Hybrid Dual SIM

- 4G LTE Capability

- 5.5-inch LTPS IPS LCD Screen with 1080 x 1920 pixels Resolution and 403 PPI

- 2.5D Curved Glass Display

- Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection

- Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 Processor

- Adreno 506

- 64 GB Internal Storage

- 4 GB of RAM

- Supports microSD Card up to 128 GB, Uses SIM 2 Slot

- Dual 12 MP Rear Camera (26mm with f/2.2 Aperture Wide-angle Lens and 50mm with f/2.6 Aperture Telephoto Lens) with 2x Optical Zoom, Dual=tone Dual LED Flash, Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Adjustment, Panorama

- 2160p@30fps 4K Video Recording, 720p@120fps Slow-Motion Video Recording

- 5 MP Front-facing Camera with 1080p Full HD Video Recording

- 3,080 mAh Non-removable Lithium-ion Battery with Fast Battery Charging

- USB v2.0, Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector

- Dual Band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct

- Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE

- Infrared Blaster

- 3.5mm Audio Jack

- FM Radio


- Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity and Magnetic Compass Sensors

- 155.4 x 75.8 x 7.3 mm Dimension

- 165 g Weight

Xiaomi Mi A1 will be available in Black, Gold, Rose Gold color options and the price of Xiaomi Mi A1 is 849 AED. It is currently available across all Mi Stores in UAE and soon will be available in other Middle Eastern countries.