Xiaomi's Redmi Note 5 gets a price cut. It's now below RM900

  • Xiaomi's Redmi Note 5 gets a price cut. It's now below RM900

Xiaomi's Redmi Note 5 gets a price cut. It's now below RM900

The Mi A2 runs on stock Android 8.1 Oreo operating system as it is an Android One smartphone. But unlike the time Xiaomi had launched the Mi A1, this time, the Mi A2 faces some formidable competition from Nokia's entire lineup, and other big players who too are a part of the new Android One program.

DirectD revealed today that Xiaomi's Redmi Note 5 will now be priced at RM869 for the variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, with the base model 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant coming in at just RM699 now. The new Xiaomi device is the successor of Mi A1 which was the company's first Android One device. The rear camera also has a flash module while the front camera has a 20 megapixel sensor with a soft flash-light module.

According to early revelations, the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage of the model will be ideal as the entry point for the new model.

The Mi A2 is the successor of the Mi A1 smartphone launched past year in India as the first Android One smartphone from Xiaomi.

Design and display Xiaomi Mi A2 has a similar design language like the Redmi Note 5 Pro.

Xiaomi has finally introduced its second Android One smartphone, the Mi A2, in India. You can pre-order the phone from Amazon.in and Mi.in from tomorrow. The Mi A2 is expected to come in a single 4GB RAM and 64GB storage option.

The Xiaomi Mi A2 launched at a very attractive price of Rs.16,999.

There is also a launch offer for Jio customers, who will get 4.5TB complimentary data and Rs. 2,200 instant cashback. The front has a 6.4-inch curved Amoled display (without a notch) giving it a screento-body ratio of 93%. Another variant of Mi A2 with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage will be launching soon. However, Xiaomi has only launched the 4GB/64GB variant in India. Talking about the cameras, the Mi A2 sports dual rear cameras featuring 12MP Sony IMX486 sensor with f/1.75 aperture, 1.25μm pixel size, EIS, and a 20MP Sony IMX376 sensor with f/1.75 aperture, 2.0μm pixels. Connectivity features include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS and USB Type-C.

Battery and OS Xiaomi Mi A2 is fuelled by a 3,010mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 4+ which will be available later this year.