Xiaomi is a Chinese electronics company that offers a wide range of affordable yet high-quality smartphones. The company’s phones are known for their excellent value-for-money proposition, offering features and specs that are comparable to more expensive phones from other brands.
In terms of hardware, Xiaomi phones typically come with good processors, ample amounts of RAM and storage, and high-resolution displays. They also usually have good battery life, good cameras, and a sleek and attractive design.
In terms of software, Xiaomi phones run on a customized version of Android called MIUI, which offers a clean and intuitive user interface with a range of useful features and customization options.
Redmi A1 Plus was released in September 2022. It is currently the lowest smartphone in Xiaomi’s lineup of phones. The brand is not exactly known for entry-level phones, but it is having a go again after the experiment with Redmi Go back in 2019. If you have been looking for an entry-level Android phone by Xiaomi, here it is.
On the inside, you are getting the MediaTek Helio A22 quad-core CPU @2.0GHz. It has PowerVR GE8320 GPU, 2GB RAM and 32GB of built-in storage. The operating system is Google Android 12 with MIUI v12.
Coming to the underhood, Redmi A1+ is powered by MediaTek’s Helio A22 chipset paired with 2GB RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. It comes running Android 12 GO which is a lightweight version of Google’s latest mobile OS. It also runs on MIUI 12.
For cameras, we have a dual setup that includes an 8MP camera and an additional 0.3MP camera.
Camera modes include a photo, video, portrait and more to play around with.
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G Network Bands||GSM Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 and SIM 2|
|3G Network Bands||HSDPA Bands 850 / 900 / 2100)|
|4G Network Bands||LTE Bands 1, 3, 5, 8, 40, 41|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|Also Known As||Unofficial specifications of the Redmi A1 Plus|
|Announced||Not Announced Yet|
|Status||Expected released; Q4 2022|
|Dimensions||164.9 x 76.5 x 9.1 mm|
|Build||Glass front / Plastic body|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Display Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.52 inches, (81.4% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (269 ppi density)|
|Operating System||Android 12 with MIUI 12|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm)|
|CPU||Quad-core CPU (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|RAM + ROM||2GB + 32GB / 3GB + 32GB|
|Card Slot||Yes, up to 128GB via microSD card|
|Camera Type||Double Lenses|
|Camera Sensor(s)||Main: 8MP, PDAF
Depth: 0.3 MP
|Camera Features||Autofocus / Touch focus / LED flash|
|Camera Type||Single Lens|
|Camera Sensor(s)||5-megapixel front camera|
|Camera Features||FaceID / HDR / AI Beauty|
|Speaker Location||Placed in the basement|
|Audio Jack Type||Yes, 3.5mm audio jack|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP|
|Wi-fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|Battery Capacity||Non-removable Li-Pol 5000mAh battery|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity|
|Colors||Light Green, Light Blue, Black|
|Box Contents||Redmi A1+ / Charging Brick / USB cable|