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Xiaomi MI A2 Review - Decent Camera with Power

Xiaomi Mi A2 is the second Android One smartphone in India form the manufacturer. The new Mi A2 promises better performance and user experience with its stock Android OS. After the success of Xiaomi MI A1, does this smartphone maintains its repute?

Xiaomi Mi A2 Design

The Xiaomi Mi A2 is a well-structured metal unibody design that gives exceptional feel while holding in the hand. The phone is tall and tight with bent sides that makes it agreeable in the hand. The camera module on the back is a bit embossed, causing the Mi A2 to shake when put on a level surface.

Xiaomi Mi A2 Features

Xiaomi has integrated Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor to control Mi A2. It has eight Kryo 260 CPU cores and an Adreno 512 GPU. The phone comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of inside capacity with no expandable memory. It supports dual 4G. It comes with USB Type-C with no 3.5mm earphone jack so a USB Type-C dongle is available in the box of the phone.

Xiaomi MI A2 Display qualityXiaomi MI A2 Review

The 5.99-inch display sports a full-HD+ view, with 403ppi pixel density, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for screen security. Side angles are good however the presentation does not get splendid.

Xiaomi MI A2 Battery life

The 3000mAh battery is not quite competitive in comparison to what most phones offer however you get a quick charge feature and a day’s operating power.


Xiaomi Mi A2 Performance

The Xiaomi Mi A2 offers comparable execution and we found no lag or frame drop while flipping through the phones apps, performing various tasks. With 4GB of RAM, one can open and use multiple apps without fearing the lagging and killing apps in the background. The fingerprint sensor works quick.

The heavy games like PUBG make the phone a bit warm but not quite hot and you can play these heavy games easily.


Xiaomi MI A2 Camera performance
Xiaomi Mi A2 back camera comes with a 12-megapixel primary back camera with 1.25-micron pixels and a f/1.75 aperture + Auxiliary 20-megapixel camera with 4-in-1 pixel binning with greater 2-micron pixels and a f/1.75 aperture.

Xiaomi has infused many shot features in its MI A2 camera app like Panorama, Portrait, Square, Short Video, and a Manual mode, aside from the standard Video and Photo modes. The photographs project good detail and colours in the clicks. Even zooming does not lose much of the detail and you will be pleased with the response.

Selfies are also no less amazing and you will get as good the images outside as inside. There is screen light fill feature that helps to take good selfies in low light conditions.

Whether to Buy Xiaomi Mi A2 or Not?

The Xiaomi Mi A2 is one of the very few good camera phones at this price range and the powerful processor also adds to the power. This phone is a welcome offer for those who are looking for a stock android phone with impressive practical features.