Android One-powered Xiaomi Mi A1 now available for purchase in select European markets


The Mi A1 is one of the few mid-range Xiaomi smartphones that will go on sale internationally. Even though Android One program has been more of a local affair, as Android One phones are specifically launched in certain countries, Xiaomi Mi A1 doesn't care about that unspoken rule.

The Chinese company announced last month the Android One-powered Mi A1 will be launched in many countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, as well as Americas. Starting this week, the affordable mid-range smartphone is available for purchase in several European countries like the Netherlands, Greece, and Poland.

Next week, the Mi A1 is expected to go on sale in Bulgaria, Hungary, Russia, and Spain. Prices start at about €230 and go up to €280 in some countries. Unfortunately, that's a lot more than what we've initially expected, as Xiaomi announced a €200 price for the Mi A1 in India.



Aside from the fact that it offers stock Android, the Xiaomi Mi A1 features a dual-camera setup (12MP+12MP) and a pretty decent hardware configuration: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 CPU, 4GB RAM, and 64GB internal memory.

Also, Xiaomi's Android One smartphone sports a 5.5-inch display with full HD (1080p) resolution, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and a 3,080 battery. Finally, the phone features full metal body and Corning Gorilla Glass.

source: GSMArena

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Mi A1
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3080 mAh

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9 Comments

1. NickHill

Posts: 388; Member since: May 07, 2016

Cosmin, you should review this phone.

3. worldpeace

Posts: 3133; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

No matter how great value this device is, PA will score it 7/10 at max, just like other xiaomi they reviewed, and as always CONS: limited availability/ band support in US

8. fyah_king unregistered

And 1080p screen. They love the iPhone 8 750p screen, though.

2. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 914; Member since: May 07, 2014

This is gonna be a hit

4. matistight

Posts: 986; Member since: May 13, 2009

Really, $230 usd for a phone for developing countries....seriously??? I thought Android One was supposed to be sub-$100 USD

5. NickHill

Posts: 388; Member since: May 07, 2016

Developing does not mean poor so

6. user890

Posts: 9; Member since: Aug 07, 2017

yeah maybe for android phones with snapdragon 200 serie and 1 gb of ram surley not for midrange soc sd625 and 4gb/64GB rom/ram and dual camera with zoom-lens like the one on the 800usd iphone 7.

7. worldpeace

Posts: 3133; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

$230 still cheap for those specs. And if you want sub ~$100 with horrible specs, feel free to pick those cheap android one

9. fyah_king unregistered

And people are complaining their $100 Android phone lags.lol

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