Xiaomi released the Xiaomi Mi A2 in July 2018. It is also called Mi 6X in China. There are 2 versions depending on the size of the RAM and ROM.4 GB RAM and 32 GB ROM version and 128 GB ROM and 6 GB RAM.
Xiaomi MI A2 Review: Pros
- Super-fast performance
- Takes excellent photos under low light
- Records 4K videos
- Selfie has AI beautification
- Selfies have sufficient light (Selfie has LED flash)
- Easy to use User Interface ( has android one)
- Very durable screen (hardly gets scratches)
- Audible speaker even at high volumes
- Free update to android 9.0 pie
Xiaomi MI A2 Review: C
- You do not get an SD card slot in Xiaomi MI A2
- There is no headphone jack on this phone
- Xiaomi MI A2 does not have an FM Radio
- The screen does not have a notch
- The display of this phone is dim even when brightness is set to maximum
- Screen visibility under direct sunlight is poor
- The MI A2 has poor battery life. It will barely last a full day with normal use.
Xiaomi MI A2 Specs
Screen: 5.99 inch, IPS LCD touchscreen
Resolution: 1080×2160 pixels (403 ppi)
Screen to Body Ratio: 77.4%
RAM: 4 GB
Internal Memory: 32 GB
Rear Camera: Dual, 20 MP + 12 MP
Selfie Camera: Single 12 MP with LED Flash
Battery: 3000mAh Non-removable Li-Po
Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo (Free upgrade to Android 9.0 Pie)
Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
CPU: Octa-Core 4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 and 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260
Dimensions: 158.7×75.4×7.3 mm
Weight: 166 g
Sim Card: Dual Nano Sim (Dual Stand-by)
Micro SD: No
3.5 mm jack: No
USB: 2.0 and Type C (Reversible connector)
FM Radio: No
Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, rear mounted
Who Should Buy Xiaomi MI A2?
- Camera enthusiast
The quality of cameras on Xiaomi MI A2 rival Iphone X cameras. This phone is the king of Cameras among the mid-range smartphones.
- Performance Fans
The MI A2 is extremely fast in performance thanks to the Snapdragon 660 chipset. Apps open fast with no lags when moving from one app to another. Games run smoothly.
- Persons concerned with Value for Money
The speed and camera quality qualify
Who Should avoid Xiaomi MI A2?
- FM Radio listeners
- Those who use Earphones to listen to music
- Anyone who wants a phone with a Notch
Xiaomi Mi A2 Price in Kenya
Xiaomi Mi A2 with 4 GB RAM and 32 GB ROM costs Ksh. 23, 999.The MI A2 version with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB ROM costs Ksh.25, 999 (Price may vary slightly).
Xiaomi MI A2
Nokia 7 plus is the best alternative though it is a little more expensive than the MI A2. Read the full review of Nokia 7 Plus and compare it to Xiaomi MI A2.