Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite is a fellow mi-ranger like the Mi A2 featuring a slightly smaller screen. It costs lesser than the Mi A2 as expected and is powered a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC.
- 84-inch 19:9 display @ 2280x1080px
- Android One (Android 8.1 Oreo)
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 2.0GHz octa-core processor
- 3GB/4GB RAM 32GB/64GB internal storage
- 12MP + 5MP dual rear AI cameras
- 5MP front camera
- 40000mAh battery
Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite Design and Display
The phone’s spots a 5.84-inch FHD+ 19:9 display. The screen is smaller than the Mi A2’s and it makes it easier for people to operate with their hands. Also, the pixel density is largely optimized. 2280 x 1080 is great enough for such a phone. The Mi A2 Lite features thick bezels. It is clear it does not belong to the league of bezeless phones.
Its dual camera is placed on a vertical point at the rear. Also, the fingerprint scanner is installed at the rear of the phone too. The body is made of aluminium, away from the normal plastic designs many phones sport. This aluminium body makes the phone smooth to handle. The camera isn’t bumped. Furthermore, the phone fits in a pocket perfectly. The phone also sports a Micro USB port and a 3.5mm earphone jack.
As a Lite version, it is easily noticeable that the colours aren’t as correct as the big brother’s. Alos, the display quality, though good enough, is below par with its premium version.
OS and Software
The Xiaomi MI A2 Lite sports the Android One powered by the latest Android 8.1 Oreo. That’s a pretty win for the device. Also, it runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 2.0GHz octa-core processor. It also features Adreno 506 GPU. There are two variants of the Xiaomi MI A2 Lite. One of them is characterized by 3GB RAM/32GB internal storage while the other variant features 4GB RAM/64GB internal storage.
Camera and Connectivity
Mi A2 Lite sports a 12MP+5MP shooter dual camera at the rear. The front facing camera is a 5MP shooter. It features scene detection and post-processing of pictures. The Lite phone is a 4G LTE device which works with various broadbands. It features Bluetooth 3.0 and has a Micro-USB charging port which is slower than the Mi A2.
Xiaomi MI A2 Lite Battery
The smartphone sports an impressive, non-removable 4000 mAh battery. This explains the phone’s bulkiness. It assures a user of long usage.
Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite specifications
|Release date||July 2018|
|Dimensions (mm)||158.70 x 75.40 x 7.30|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||4000 mAh|
|Colours||Red, Gold, Rose Gold, Blue, Black|
|Screen size (inches)||5.84|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 660|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Rear camera||12MP + 5MP, PDAF, LED Flash|
|Operating System||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.00|
|Number of SIMs||2|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|Supports 4G in Nigeria||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|
Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite Price
Mi A2 Lite will retail for $209 for the 3GB/32GB variant while the 4GB/64GB own goes for $267.