Mi A1 FAQ Tips and Tricks Cons

Starting September 12th, 2017, Mi A1 will be available to the consumer via Flipkart and offline stores. This is the first smartphone from Xiaomi to run on the stock Android. The key attractions of the device are Android One platform and dual camera setup. So planning to buy one for yourself? Here is the quick Mi A1 FAQ, Tips and Tricks, and Cons.


Mi A1 FAQ Tips and Tricks Cons

What is the Advantage of Mi A1 running on Android One Platform?

The main advantage is timely updates. The software updates are handled by Google. Hence there will be a timely security patch updates and future Android updates. Also as it runs on near stock Android, the burden of heavy skin will not be there. So in theory, the device will perform faster.

What are the key pros or advantages of Mi A1?

Here is the list of Mi A1 Pros

  • Promised timely Android updates for the next two years.
  • Good performance.
  • Decent battery life.
  • Dual camera setup.
  • Has all the basic sensors.
  • Excellent sound output via the headphone jack.

What are the cons of Mi A1?

No phone is perfect. Mi A1 is no exception to it.  We felt below-mentioned departments of this device could have been better.

  • Low light photography is average.
  • No optical(OIS) or electronic(EIS) image stabilisation for video recording.
  • Hybrid sim card slot. 2 sim cards and microSD card cannot be used together.

What type of sim cards Mi A1 supports?

The device accepts 2 nano sim cards.

How to take the screenshot on Mi A1?

To take the screenshot, you need to press and hold volume down and power keys simultaneously. Alternatively, you can take help with Google Assistant to take the screenshot.

How to set custom ringtone in Mi A1?

To set the custom ringtone or MP3 on Mi A1, place the desired ringtone or MP3 in the ringtone folder in the internal storage. Then select the tone from the settings ringtone option.

What are the different variants of Mi A1 available in India? What about price?

It is available in one variant. The price of Mi A1 in India is Rs.14,999.

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2 comments… add one
  • Rock Dec 1, 2017, 4:45 pm

    How can I put song as alarm ringtone in mi a1?

  • ankit maurya Jan 16, 2018, 3:00 pm

    how to play or change to next song in lock screen mode in redmi a1 i.e. without unlocking phone

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