Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone has a 5.5-inch capacitive touchscreen with a Full HD IPS LCD display having a pixel density of 401ppi. The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass that prevents it from attracting any unwanted scratches. The smartphone is built with a metallic body and is available in Black, Gold and Rose Gold colors. It equips a rear facing fingerprint sensor for security.
The Xiaomi Mi A1 is powered by a 2GHz Cortex A53 octa-core processor placed on top of Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 and paired up with 4GB of RAM. An Adreno 506 GPU takes care of the graphical performance. The smartphone is covered under the Android One, which means it runs stock Android instead of MIUI, and up gradation to the newer versions of Android is guaranteed by Google. It ships with Android v7.1.2 (Nougat) operating system.
The Xiaomi Mi A1 is armed with dual primary cameras of 12MP + 12MP, which together capture crystal clear images and sharp videos. A 5MP selfie shooter also captures quality snaps. The video calling experience is also great. On the connectivity front, the options include 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi, mobile hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS and USB Type-C port.
The smartphone comes with 32GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 128GB by using a microSD card. The Xiaomi A1 is backed by a 3,080mAh Li-ion battery which is not user replaceable.