Xiaomi’s first Android One phone debuted in India with the name of Xiaomi Mi A1. The phone had previously launched in China with its original name being Xiaomi Mi 5X. The Chinese manufacturer is also expected to follow convention while bringing the Xiaomi Mi A2 in India, while the Chinese variant sells with the title Xiaomi Mi 6X. Reports have emerged now which point towards the release of the Xiaomi A2 Lite for the buyers in Singapore. The news has been confirmed as the phone was seen on the Singapore certification website.
The device was listed on Singapore’s IMDA certification website with the model number M1805D1SG. The website clearly highlighted that the phone would be called the Mi A2 Lite. The model number was spotted on earlier on TENAA where it was speculated to be the Redmi 6, however, GizmoChina’s report of the Singapore listing has confirmed that the name of the device is going to be Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite.
As seen on the TENAA listing, the Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite can be seen sporting a notch, a vertical dual camera setup at the back, and a fingerprint scanner as well. The Mi A2 Lite will feature a metal unibody with antenna bands which stand out at top and bottom.
On the software front, the Mi A2 Lite will run on Android 8.1 Oreo (no confirmation of Android One) and will debut with a 5.84-inch full-HD+ display. The processor on the phone will be a 2.0 GHz octa-core processor and the phone will be available in 2GB, 3GB, and 4GB RAM variants. For internal storage, the phone will offer 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB options respectively.
On the imaging front, the phone comes with a dual rear camera, out of which the primary sensor is of 12MP while the secondary camera remains unknown. On the front side, there is a 5MP camera for selfies. The battery on the device is a 3900mAh one. Although there is no price information available on the phone right now, it can be expected that the company will soon release a price tag for this device.
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