Xiaomi has been riding high on the recent success of their smartphones in the global market and especially in India. With the gap closing in between Samsung and Xiaomi in terms of sale, the latter has caught the attention of the consumers once again. And this time it came, in the form of a surprise launch of Mi A1 Special Edition Red. Xiaomi, out of no where has launched the Mi A1 in Indonesia, today.
Xiaomi launched the Mi A1 in Black, Gold and Rose Gold variants a few months ago. In order to entice the Indian consumer base, the company had already announced a permanent price cut of Rs. 1,000 on the Mi A1. The Rs. 1000 discount was first announced during the Flipkart’s Big Shopping Days sale, which was organized between 7th-9th of December, Xiaomi later announced that the phone will be available at the discounted price even after the sale.
Now, coming back to the special edition of the phone, the Mi A1 Special Edition Red has the same configuration as that of its color variants. But what the consumers can look forward to, in the newly launched version of the phone, is a beautiful black bezel in the front, which is neatly placed in the aluminum unibody that is covered in red on the back and on the sides, which makes the phone very aesthetically appealing. The red color on the metal unibody gives the phone a smoother looking finish, which is eye-catching.
As for other specifications of the phone, the Xiaomi Mi A1 Special Edition Red features a 5.5-inch, 1080×1920 pixels (FHD) display, along with a 4 GB + 64 GB memory configuration and is powered by a 3,080 mAh battery. The Android One phone runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat and features an Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 processor with a clock speed of 2.0 GHz. However, its biggest feature is the dual camera setup in the rear with 12 MP + 12 MP sensors. Read full specifications here.
Speculations are rife, but till now there hasn’t been any confirmation regarding the launch of Mi A1 Special Edition Red in the Indian market or any of the other markets, apart from China and Indonesia. It is launched in Indonesia at IDR 30,99,000 (Rs. 14,627 approx.), so if it is launched in India, it might come at a price of Rs. 14,999.