On September 26th, the well-known foreign technology media AndroidHeadlines issued an article praising Xiaomi A1, calling it the best mobile phone for Android One. Let’s take a look at the MIUI system. What about the Xiaomi mobile phone?
Foreign media: top-notch hardware configuration, good quality and low price, native Android system, incredible smartphone, this is Xiaomi A1.
The sharp-eyed friends can see at a glance that Xiaomi A1 is actually the overseas version of the native Android system of Xiaomi 5X. Except for the system, the configuration is exactly the same as Xiaomi 5X. 5.5-inch full HD IPS screen, Snapdragon 625 processor plus 4GB + 64GB capacity combination, it even provides Sim card-micro SD card three card slots. The 12-megapixel rear dual camera can also record 4K video.
Hardware and materials
The Xiaomi A1 uses an all-metal one-piece body. The evaluation here is the rose gold color, in addition to gold and black. The difference between the appearance and the Xiaomi 5X is the Android One logo on the bottom of the back. There is also an infrared transmitter on the top of the phone. This is a good thing. The phone becomes a remote control board that can control all the household appliances in the family.
The display effect of the 5.5-inch Full HD IPS screen will not let you down. The Snapdragon 625 processor used by Xiaomi A1 is commonly used on expensive mobile phones such as Moto Z2 Play and BlackBerry KEYone. Thousand Yuan machine, very conscience.
Foreign media: the best location of the fingerprint sensor on the back of the phone, it is not adjacent to the camera like Samsung’s latest mobile phone, the rear sensor of Xiaomi is being placed naturally with good fingers, the right position.
The bottom of the phone has a speaker, USB-C interface, noise reduction microphone and 3.5mm standard headphone jack, and the volume and quality of the phone speaker will not disappoint you.
We conducted three common running test on Xiaomi A1, including Ann Bunny, Geekbench 4 and 3DMark. Judging from the running scores, Liu Moto Z2 Play, Moto G5 Plus and BlackBerry KEYone are similar to other smartphones with similar configurations but higher prices.
On Antutu scored 60582 points, Geekbench 4 multi-core score of 4202 points, and finally scored 461 points in 3D Mark.
Xiaomi A1 has a 3080mAh battery. Due to the software optimization of MIUI, the phone has a very good battery life. Most users can have 6 hours of screen time. On the other hand, it also supports Qualcomm QC 3.0 fast charging, which takes only 35 minutes to fully charge 80% of the battery from 0%.
Xiaomi A1 uses Google ’s native Android 7.1.2 Nougat system, so Xiaomi A1 as an Android One phone should receive updates and security patches in the fastest time, so it will undoubtedly receive an update push from Android 8.0 Oreo, quite Yu gave the Xiaomi 5X an adaptation by the way.
However, domestic users may be unaccustomed to it, and many foreign services are not available, so it is more convenient for domestic users to choose MIUI 5X.
Xiaomi A1 brings dual cameras to Android One devices, which will definitely be welcomed by overseas consumers, and the rear 12MP dual camera of A1 supports the same portrait mode as Xiaomi 6, and the camera is built with MIUI camera Program, built-in panoramic, timing, manual, beauty, night, etc. rich photo mode. Click 2X on the main interface, you can use 2x lossless zoom. The imaging effect of Xiaomi A1 (Xiaomi 5X) does not reach the top, but it is definitely at the top level.