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Xiaomi Mi A1 Android One Smartphone Starts Receiving November Security Update

Courtesy of Android One, Xiaomi’s partnership with Google, landed both companies with the first ever handset together, the Xiaomi Mi A1.


Following the launch of the device that rolled out with Android Nougat 7.1.2, it now appears to be receiving November Security Update.

Going by some new reports, the update has started rolling to Xiaomi Mi A1 users across regional markets. Bringing along the usual security improvement and bug fixes, the update is also seen improving the overall stability of the Mi A1 as well as performance optimization.

Quite unfortunately, the update doesn’t bring the Oreo OS, and we are pretty sure that some long list of Mi A1 fans will be greatly disappointed. Just exactly when the handset is due to receive the Oreo update, is what we still don’t know.

To refresh, the Xiaomi Mi A1 support dual-SIM and runs Android 7.1.2 Nougat tagged with few feature enhancements.

The device packs a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display coupled with Corning Gorilla Glass. Powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM speed, the handset offers 64GB of internal storage with an option expand via microSD card (up to 128GB).

In regards to optics, the device bears a dual rear camera configuration that comprises of two 12-megapixel sensors, with one sporting a wide-angle lens tagged with a 1.25-micron pixel sensor and f/2.2 aperture, and the other offering a telephoto lens, a f/2.6 aperture, and as well as 2x optical zoom feature.


At the front area, the handset brings a 5-megapixel paired with a real-time beautification mode feature. Talking about connectivity options, the handset comes with 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C port, and 3.5mm headphone jack. Fitted with a 3080mAh battery, the handset measures 155.4×75.8×7.3mm and weighs 168 grams.

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