Xiaomi Mi A1 gets permanent price cut in India; Here’s how much it costs now

Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi launched its first Android One smartphone – the Xiaomi Mi A1 – back in September. The Mi A1 was launched in India with a price tag of ₹14,999, and, it was recently available for purchase with a discount of ₹2000 on Flipkart. Well now, the company has announced permanent price cut for the Mi A1 in India.

The Xiaomi Mi A1 has received a permanent price cut of ₹1000 in India, and hence, it’s now available for purchase at a price of ₹13,999. This announcement was made by Manu Jain – VP of Xiaomi and MD of Xiaomi India – on Twitter.

The Mi A1 can be purchased online from Flipkart as well as Mi.com. Initially, the Mi A1 was only available in two colors – Black and Gold – however, it’s now available in Rose Gold color as well. That said, at the time of writing this, the Mi A1 is out of stock both on Flipkart as well as Mi.com. But, you can check if its available in Mi partner retail stores like Sangeetha, Poorvika, Big C, LOT, Croma and Vijay Sales. And, you can also purchase it from Mi Home if its available in your city.

Xiaomi Mi A1 Specifications

  • CPU: 2.0 GHz Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • Operating System: Android 7.1.2 Nougat (to be upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo by the end of 2017)
  • Display: 5.5-inch Full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS LCD display with 2.5D curved glass with Gorilla Glass protection
  • Rear Camera: 12 MP (wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture) + 12 MP (telephoto lens with f/2.6 aperture) with PDAF, Portrait Mode, 2x optical zoom, 10x digital zoom and dual-tone LED flash
  • Front Camera: 5 MP
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB
  • External Storage: Expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card
  • SIM: Hybrid Slot (Nano-SIM + Nano-SIM / Nano-SIM + microSD card)
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, GPS, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, FM Radio, USB Type-C, 3.5 mm headphone jack
  • Other: Fingerprint Scanner, IR Blaster, DHS Audio Calibration Algorithm, Standalone Audio Amplifier, Unlimited high-quality photo backup on Google Photos
  • Colors: Black, Gold, Rose Gold
  • Battery: 3080 mAh (with custom 380V charger)

So, for ₹13,999, would you buy the Xiaomi Mi A1? Or would buy any other smartphone?

Also, do check out our Xiaomi Mi A1 review if you are interested in buying it.