The cheapest phone Xiaomi has introduced so far, the Redmi A1, enabled the Android One series, which ended in 2019, to rise from the ashes again. Last pre-installed stock Android model, the Xiaomi Mi A3 was introduced in 2019. Since was 2019, no model has had a stock Android interface, until the Redmi A1 was introduced.
The first model of the new Redmi A series meets users with an almost pure Android interface. The main purpose of this device is to have a phone for everyone with the most affordable pricing. Redmi A1, which will be a great choice for people who cannot own a smartphone in India, Africa and some places. It has quite low specs.
Redmi A1 Technical Specs
The affordable new Redmi model is equipped with the MediaTek Helio A22 SoC. Moreover, the SoC is supported by 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB EMMC 5.1 internal storage. The chipset is close to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 introduced in 2016 in terms of performance, you cannot play games but use social media apps. 2 GB RAM is very low nowadays, but Redmi A1 has Android 12 “Go” version. This version, released under the name “Go”, was developed to provide an efficient user experience with the least amount of ram and processing power. Smaller apps designed for devices using Android Go are available on the Google Play Store.
The affordable new model offers a camera design reminiscent of the Mi 11 camera array. However, it is quite low in quality, the main camera is only 8MP and other information is unknown. In addition to the main camera, there is a 0.3MP camera sensor. and you can get a maximum of 1080p@60FPS video recording. It has a 5MP front camera.
Redmi A1 has with a 6.52-inch 720P IPS LCD display. The screen in the new product is low resolution due to the low processing power and affordable price.
The most notable technical features of the Redmi A1 is its large 5000mAh battery. With the low-resolution display, the efficient Helio A22 chipset and Android 12 Go, you can use the new Redmi model for long hours, but it may take up to 3 hours to charge it from 0 to 100. Redmi A1 has 5W/2A charging support and has Micro-USB. This entry-level model does not include USB Type-C.
Redmi A1 is Extremely Cheap!
Redmi A1 is the cheapest among the models that have been released recently. The selling price of the new model is $80. New entry-level model, the Redmi A1 will now be the number one favorite of users with low purchase power.