Xiaomi Mi A2 design and software details get reconfirmed in live image

Xiaomi Mi A2 design and software details get reconfirmed in live image
News that Xiaomi is working on a successor to the Mi A1 has been floating around for quite a while now. In fact, the majority of the rumors started when Xiaomi unveiled the Mi 6X back in April, which is expected to be identical to the Mi A2 in every way except for the software. Now, confirming these expectations, a new image of the smartphone confirms its design and a few other details.

As with the Mi 6X, Xiaomi’s upcoming Android One smartphone will make the switch over to the popular 18:9 aspect ratio, which naturally leads to reduced bezels up top and down below. Despite this, though, the low-cost nature of the device means they are still relatively thick if compared to other devices on the market. When it comes to the rear, no live images have appeared as of yet, although the Mi 6X boasts an aluminum construction and vertical dual-camera setup in the corner. Additionally, just like last year’s device, the 2018 model will feature a rear-facing fingerprint scanner.

Moving away from the design aspect, the image in question confirms that stock Android 8.1 Oreo will be on board. Interestingly, though, the smartphone comes installed with the May 2018 Android security patch. Considering the device shown off is likely a prototype, however, this should be updated to either the July or August 2018 security patches. Furthermore, a quick update to Android 9.0 P upon its release is to be expected.

At this moment in time, it’s unclear when exactly Xiaomi plans to officially unveil the Xiaomi Mi A2, although an announcement towards the beginning of August is starting to look like the most likely scenario. After all, the company has recently held a competition within its Mi Community that will see a limited number of fans fly over to Madrid, Spain at the end of July to get an early look at the smartphone ahead of its unveiling.

source: Slashleaks

FEATURED VIDEO

7 Comments

1. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1219; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

Thank GOD... No NOTCH...

2. DolmioMan

Posts: 296; Member since: Jan 08, 2018

Yeah, it’s just got huge fugly white bezels instead.

3. NinoH

Posts: 130; Member since: Feb 09, 2018

Burn

4. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1219; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

No problem... Bezels is much better than half eaten display called notch...

6. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Notch is the future!!

7. Sammy_DEVIL737

Posts: 1504; Member since: Nov 28, 2016

In shheeep world.!!

5. ahmadkun

Posts: 537; Member since: May 02, 2016

Yeah i agree.. this way it looks much better than cut screen

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.