Xiaomi is in the headlines today as the company is all set to unveil their first dual camera smartphone in India. The company is hosting an event at 12 PM today in New Delhi to unveil the device.
While the launch of a smartphone with dual rear cameras is confirmed via a series of teasers made by the company on its Twitter handle, the name of the device remains unknown for now. The other aspect that is known is that this upcoming flagship smartphone will belong to a new series. There are chances for the launch of the Mi A1, which is rumored to be the Android One smartphone.
Previously, it was claimed that the Mi 5X that went official in late July with the MIUI 9 will be launched in the country. Once the company confirmed that it will be a new series, the rumor mills started focusing on the Mi A1 tipping that it could be unveiled in the country. However, we would like to make it clear that we will get to know the complete details only when the device is announced officially. Anyways, the source code on Flipkart reveals that it is the Mi A1.
Xiaomi is just a few minutes away from the launch of the new smartphone. For the fans to catch the action live, Xiaomi will live stream the launch on a dedicated page and on Flipkart as well. Notably, we already know that the device will be exclusive to the online retailer Flipkart.
From what we know so far, the Mi A1 will be the first Android One smartphone coming from the stable of Xiaomi. The device is said to be designed based on the new launch - Mi 5X. It is said to feature flagship like dual camera setup at its rear. The device is likely to feature a rear-facing fingerprint sensor as seen in the other devices from the company.
The Xiaomi Mi A1 was recently spotted on the Geekbench database featuring a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC paired with 4GB RAM. Running on Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS, the device is believed to receive an upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo in the coming months. When it comes to the possible pricing, the device is believed to be priced below Rs. 20,000 in the country.