Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition to be launched on July 24

Joanna Estrada
July 16, 2018

The company has teased the launch of its new smartphone on Twitter which will be Xiaomi Mi A2 saying the next-gen version is coming soon.

Based on the image shared of the Mi A2, it looks like the phone will have no bezels on the side, and a rather prominent top and bottom bezel. The Chinese player is hosting a global event in Madrid, Spain on July 24, where it is expected to reveal Mi A2, Mi A2 Lite global variants and possibly the Mi Max 3. Going by Xiaomi's trend of launching the Mi A1 just a few months after launching the Mi 5X last year, we can expect the same to happen this year, as the Mi 6X was launched in April. Although this teaser did not reveal any additional information about the impending launch, it did boast about the superiority of the Mi A2 over its predecessor. MySmartPrice has also come to know that the phone will debut in five colour options - Pink, Blue, Black, Red, and Gold. Additionally, Xiaomi could also launch a cheaper or toned down version of the Mi A2 alongside, as per reports. We will have to wait and see how these phones are priced in India. Rs. 20,000) for the 32GB storage variant, while the 64GB storage variant at CHF 329 (approx.

Mi A2 will have a 5.99-inch FHD+ display (2160×1080 pixel resolution), Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor and 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.

The device could feature a vertically aligned dual rear camera setup, consisting of a 12MP camera sensor assisted by a LED flash and a f/1.75 aperture, and a 20MP camera sensor with the same aperture. It will most likely be powered by a Snapdragon 660 chipset aided by 4GB of RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage. The device could be packed with a 3010mAh battery supporting Quick Charge 3.0. With the addition of these two Mi 8 Explorer Edition variants, Xiaomi plans to cover all price ranges. Rs 29,490. On the other hand, the Mi A2 Lite is said to be priced at PLN 1049 which is approx. On the connectivity front, it supports, 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, dual-SIM, GPS and USB Type-C port. For the front, it has a 5-megapixel camera.

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