On Friday, Xiaomi’s budget-friendly sub-brand Redmi introduced the new Redmi A1+ in India. The new smartphone has a water-drop notch display and a MediaTek Helio A22 system-on-chip. The rear of the Redmi A1+ houses a dual camera system that is 8 megapixels in resolution and is supported by artificial intelligence. Powered by a 5kW battery, it can be charged at 10W. The Redmi A1+ has two different RAM and storage options, with a maximum of 32GB of internal storage.
Price and Availability of the Redmi A1+ in India
The base configuration of Redmi A1+, with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, costs Rs. 6,999. Another variant of the phone, with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, is available for Rs. 7,999. Black, blue, and green are the colour options available for purchase. Starting on October 17 at 12pm IST, the phone will be sold in the country through Flipkart, Mi.com, Mi Home stores, and other retail partners of Xiaomi. Xiaomi’s Redmi A1 with 32GB of internal storage and 2GB of RAM was just released in India at a price of Rs. 6,499.
The Technical Details of The Redmi A1+
The 6.5-inch HD+ (1,600×700 pixels) display on the Android 12-powered, dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi A1+ boasts a 120Hz touch sampling rate, 400 nits of peak brightness, and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The notch is shaped like a waterdrop, and the screen covers 70% of the NTSC colour space. MediaTek’s octa-core Helio A22 system-on-chip (SoC) fuels the latest Redmi smartphone, which also features up to 3GB of LPDDR4X RAM and an IMG PowerVR GPU.
The primary sensor on the Redmi A1+ is 8 megapixels, and it is part of a dual camera setup at the back that is assisted by artificial intelligence. The front-facing camera is a 5-megapixel sensor, perfect for taking photos and video calls. The Redmi A1+ has 32GB of built-in storage space and can be expanded with a microSD card (up to 512GB) via a specialised slot.
The Redmi A1+ has 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS/ A-GPS, Glonass, Beidou, and a 3.5mm audio port among its connectivity choices. The phone’s rear-mounted fingerprint scanner doubles as an accelerometer. Similar to the Redmi A1, the new Redmi A1+ is able to translate between over 20 different Indian languages.
A 5,000 mAh battery that can be charged at 10W powers the Redmi A1+. The manufacturer claims that the battery can power the device for up to 30 days of standby time and 30 hours of video playback. Additionally, it weighs 192 grammes and has dimensions of 76.75 by 164.9 by 9.09 millimetres.