Xiaomi Mi A1 Review – Dual Camera Lens

Xiaomi Mi A1 Review

Xiaomi has already received a very positive response from Pakistani market so this time they have launched their another smart phone “Xiaomi Mi A1”. This gadget is loaded with brilliant features and specs which we will see in this post later. The price of Xiaomi Mi A1 in Pakistan is PKR.29,900/-. Let’s read Xiaomi Mi A1 Review in detail.

The Xiaomi Mi A1 is 4G supportive device with the screen size of 5.5 inches’while the display resolution supports 1080 pixels. Its processor is packed with 2.0 octa-core with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset. Camera section holds dual 12MP back camera lens and front camera has 5MP lens whereas it has 64GB ROM amd 4GB RAM. The powerhouse has fixed li-ion battery of 3080 mAh. All the details of Xiaomi Mi A1 will discuss in this post in their perspective sections.

Xiaomi Mi A1 Review – PKR.29,900/-

Price and Specifications of Xiaomi Mi A1:

LAUNCH Released  October 2017
Availability  Available
BODY Dimensions 155.4 x 75.8 x 7.3 mm
Weight  165 grams
SIM Slot Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY Type LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size  5.5 inches’ (~70.1% screen-  to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (480 dpi)
Multi-touch  Yes,10-Points
NETWORK Network Support  GSM/3G/LTE
2G Bands  900/1800
3G Bands  2100
4G Bands  1800
Speed  HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE  Cat4 150/50 Mbps
PLATFORM Os  Android OS v7.1.2 (Nougat)
Chipset  Qualcomm MSM8953  Snapdragon 625
CPU  2.0 GHz Octa-core processor
GPU  Adreno 506
MEMORY Card Slot  Upto 128GB (No seperate slot)
internal  64 GB,  4 GB
CAMERA Primary Dual 12 MP (26mm, f/2.2; 50mm, f/2.6), phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features 1.25 µm/ 1.0 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video  2160p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Secondary  5 MP , f/2.0, 1080p
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth  v4.2, A2DP, LE
Radio  Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
BATTERY  Non- Removable Li-ion 3080  mAh battery
PRICE  PKR.29,900/-
OTHERS Colors  Black, Gold, Rose Gold


  • 4G Device
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • Full points in Multi-Touch
  • LED Notification Light


  • Design is average

Display of Xiaomi Mi A1:

Xiaomi Mi A1 has ultra magnificent determinations in show segment. It underpins HD resolutions that are 1920 x 1080 pixels. Many gadgets underpins these sort of resolutions yet Mi A1 is satisfying it.

Pixels are more noteworthy so does its dpi I-e 480 and it has an enormous effect as contrast with some other gadget even 720p steady gadgets looks frail before it.

Mi A1 has given us amazing outcomes and the perceivability of symbols and writings are great. Shine is likewise exceptionally very much oversaw and symbols have best hues as per its shape and size.

The gadget has done incredible occupation in multi-touch test since it has scored full 10-focuses in it. It demonstrates that it has extremely dynamic and fast touch framework and it has performed easily. We haven’t got any sort of postponements as indicated by multi-touch perspective.

Xiaomi Mi A1 has Adreno 506 which fills in as its realistic card. It’s primary design is to expand the effectiveness of illustrations and the principle consequence of realistic card can be seen in 3D recreations.

Design of Xiaomi Mi A1:

Now lets move towards the design section of Xiaomi Mi A1. The dimensions of Xioami Mi A1 are 155.4 x 75.8 x 7.3 mm while the device holds 165 grams weight. It is easy to handle device although the device has 3080 mAh fixed battery.

If we talk about its front section then it has front camera lens, network sensor, air piece and LED notification light at its top side. The down front side holds functional keys which are present outside the screen. Very thin bezel layer has covered the whole body of Xiaomi Mi A1.

We will move towards its edges part then its edges are similar like other smart phones. One edge has volume keys and power button whereas the opposite edge has SIM jacket. Top edge has mic port whereas the down side has speakers, type-C reversible connector, secondary mic and audio jack of 3.5mm.

In the end of design section, we will discuss its back body. The back body has dual lens of 12MP furthermore below to it we have fingerprint scanner. Rest of the body is fully simple yet Xiaomi logo is marked on the down side.

Memory of Xiaomi Mi A1:

Memory area of Xiaomi Mi A1 has a decent blend of RAM and ROM. It has 64GB interior memory with 4GB RAM. This mix is absolutely ideal for nowadays leader gadgets despite the fact that Samsung has given us 6GB RAM gadgets yet 4GB RAM is sufficient.

We can build the inetrnal memory of 64GB up to 128 GB with the entrance of memory card. Memory card will be set in the space of SIM-2 that implies we need to do trade off on SIM or memory card.

64GB memory is likewise all that could possibly be needed for typical utilization yet in the event that you will stack your gadget with an excessive number of uses, recreations and pictures then you need to embed memory card.


The Xiaomi Mi A1 is packed with dual 12MP back camera lens and 5MP front camera lens and it can record videos in full HD. Let’s look at the both camera lens in detail. The back camera is accessible with LED flashlight while the front camera doesn’t have any light.

Rear Camera of Xiaomi Mi A1:

The back camera of Xiaomi Mi A1 holds dual lens of 12MP with accessible flash light. It can record videos in full 2160p or 1080p quality whereas the main main features are HDR, timer and flash light.

In setting section, we can change the resolution and quality of image or video according to our situation. We can even save location of pictures whereas setting has manual exposure button also.

Its camera is not loaded with any special model or features, just a basic interface is given. They should provide some new features to make the camera more interesting.

We took some images from Xiaomi Mi A1 back camera and the results are satisfactory. Although dull light images doesn’t have any powerful results while normal or day light images are extraordinary. Auto-focus captures the object very quickly.

Front Camera of Xiaomi Mi A1:

The front camera of Xiaomi Mi A1 is 5 MP with no flash light Moreover it can record video in 1080p quality. It doesn’t have any extra option or feature. All the features are same like back camera.

Subsequent to testing the front camera, we have watched that consequence of front camera pictures is attractive. Splendor and temperature are very much adjusted as well. Be that as it may, when we zoom in the photo, we have seen the commotion in the pictures. We should observe front camera’s pictures. The one thing which Xiaomi Mi A1 miss is the beauty mode which i guess all selfie lovers loves.

Battery of Xiaomi Mi A1:

Xiaomi Mi A1 has smidgen powerless element in battery segment. It has just 3080 mAh Li-particle settled battery inside the back cover. It ought to have given greater battery than 3080 mAh in light of the fact that it has HD resolutions that will deplete the battery rapidly.

Remote connection of earphones, over the top utilization of 3G/4G and recreations will likewise deplete the battery rapidly. In spite of the fact that it has Qualcomm chip set that will help in sparing its battery life.

Network/Connectivity of Xiaomi Mi A1:

Xiaomi Mi A1 is 4G empowered gadget with the entrance of 3G or 2G arrange moreover. It underpins all the reasonable data transmissions of systems in Pakistan while the speed for 3G is HSPA+ 42.2/5.76 Mbps and 4G is Cat4 150/50 Mbps.

It gives us some greater availability’s, for example, access of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth. Wi-Fi bolsters all standard a/b/g/n/air conditioning with hotspot and Wi-Fi coordinate choices.

Bluetooth form is 4.2. The Mi A1 approaches of Dual SIM for Nano SIM while on the space of SIM-2 we can utilize either SIM or memory card. We can’t utilize all the three things together.

Processor of Xiaomi Mi A1:

Xiaomi Mi A1 is automated with Octa-Core 2.0GHz processor which is 64-bit sort processor. It depends on the engineering of ARM Cortex-A53 and the chip set embedded in Mi A1 is Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625.

It enhances the effectiveness of designs, system, photography and LTE availability. The principle motivation behind this chip set is by means of this client can invest less energy charging and additional time doing.

It has 4GB RAM which is splendid element while we lack any postponements and any sort of slacks while testing it.

Interface of Xiaomi Mi A1:

Xiaomi Mi A1 is packed with Android version 7.1.2 (nougat). I would like to tell you that nougat is the latest android version and it is accessible in Xiaomi Mi A1 but soon this gagdget will upgrade to Android 8.0 oreo. The colors of icons are very attractive and brightness is very well managed.

If we talk about the lock screen then I would like to tell you that on top side it has date and time w

idget. The status bar is showing the connectivity status and you must swipe up the lock screen to unlock it.

The main screen has Google search bar at its top side whereas below to it, it has date and time widget. Applications are arranged in the form of rows and columns while downside has messaging, browser and camera application.

Antutu Benchmarking of Xioami Mi A1:

Xiaomi Mi A1 has shown us very good results in every section, now let’s test it with Antutu bench marking and see what it gives us. It has scored 62563 points. Multi-touch has scored full 10-points in it.

Vellamo Benchmarking of Xiaomi Mi A1:

As we all know Vellamo Benchmarking always conduct three major test to check device efficiency. Xiaomi Mi A1 has scored 2244 points in multi-core test while 1462 points in metal test and 2621 points in chrome browser test.


Xiaomi Mi A1 is premium device by Xiaomi with brilliant features. The device is available with very affordable price and Xiaomi smart phones are already getting very good response from users. So, if you are seeking a 4G smart phone with usable specifications then you must look at Xiaomi Mi A1, you won’t regret.

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Shaheer Riaz

A motivated and accomplished Tech Blogger & Graphic Designer, love to write tech blogs and create new designs plus all-time foodie. Studies Bachelors in Computer Sciences.

One Comment

  1. 480 dpi ? wow kanwal ayub,the guy you hired made this a QHD resolution phone. i’m impressed.

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