Xiaomi is launching the new budget smartphone Redmi A1+ in India today (October 14) at 12 noon. The new Redmi A1+ follows the Redmi A1 smartphone that recently launched in India at Rs 6,499. The company has confirmed that the Redmi A1+ will be a Made in India device. Although the company has yet to announce the specs and price of the Redmi A1+, it has teased some features on the dedicated microsite and official Twitter handle. The Redmi A1+ is already available in some international markets. Here’s what we know about Xiaomi’s new Redmi A1+ smartphone.
Rumored specifications of the Xiaomi Redmi A1+
The Redmi A1+ is offered in three color options – black, blue and silver. It features a 6.52-inch HD+ IPS LCD with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. Under the hood, it’s powered by a MediaTek Helio A22 chipset, which is expected to be paired with up to 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. The storage can be expanded using a microSD card.
When it comes to the camera, the Redmi A1+ has a dual rear camera setup that is said to have an 8MP primary sensor. For video calls and selfies, the device will likely have a 5 MP front camera.
Xiaomi has confirmed that the Redmi A1+ will run an Android 12-based operating system. The device is supported by a 5,000 mAh battery with support for 10W fast charging.
In terms of design, the Redmi A1+ looks quite similar to its predecessor. The smartphone gets a leather structure and a fingerprint scanner on the back. The smartphone will likely be more expensive than its predecessor due to some new and improved features. The rest of the information about the device will be revealed during launch.