Xiaomi Mi A1 To Get Android 9 Pie Soon
Xiaomi’s stock Android phone Mi A1 is due for an update and it seems like the date is not too far away. As of now, the Mi Mix 2S is the only model in Xiaomi’s phone line up that has received the Android 9 update. The Mi A1 running an Android 9 Pie has been spotted on the GeekBench database. It is also noteworthy that the recently launched Mi A2, which also runs on Android One, features Android Oreo.
The model that passed through GeekBench featuring the Android 9 Pie update has a Single Core score of 932 and a Multi Core score of 4470. Uploaded on October 17, the score seems to be slightly higher than the ones running older Android versions. Xiaomi is however yet to release any official statement on the update. Speculations are rife that the update may arrive in a few week’s time. The Android Pie brings with it several new features and User Interface changes. Some of the best features of Android Pie include full-screen gestures, Gesture navigation, Restyled recent apps interface, Improved text selection interface and redesigned notification drop down.
Mi A1 Features
The Mi A1 features 4 GB RAM coupled with 64 GB ROM which is expandable upto 128 GB. It also has a 5.5 inch Full HD display and two 12 MP primary cameras with a 5 MP front camera. The phone also features a 3,080 mAh Li-polymer Battery and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 64 bit Octa Core 2 GHz Processor. The Mi A1 also has a 3.5mm jack, IR Blaster, fingerprint sensor, USB Type C and all the standard features. The phone features Android Nougat 7.1.2 with Android Oreo update immediately available out of the box. It is available in Black, Gold, Rose Gold, and the Special Edition Red colour options. The Mi A1 is available for a price of Rs 13,999 on the official Mi website.