Xiaomi Mi A2 receives Android 9 Pie update: How to download and install?

Xiaomi Mi A2 is available with 4/6 GB of RAM


As promised at the time of the launch of the Xiaomi Mi A2, the company has released Android 9 Pie software update for the 2nd generation Android One smartphone in India. The Android 9 Pie update is now being rolled out to the Xiaomi Mi A2 across the country, which is the latest Mobile Operating system from Google.

Xiaomi Mi A2 receives Android 9 Pie update: How to download & install?


The Xiaomi Mi A2 was launched in the August of 2018 with Android 8.1 Oreo, with a promise that the smartphone will get the regular software and security updates up to 2 years, and now, the company is kept its obligation to update the device to Android 9 Pie by the end of 2018.

How to download and install?

To install Android 9 Pie software update on your Xiaomi Mi A2 smartphone, go to Settings> About device > System updates > Check for software update. Connect to a high-speed Wi-Fi network for an un-interrupted update experience with at least 70% battery life.

Android 9 Pie

With the Android 9 Pie software update, the Xiaomi Mi A2 will offer a Google Pixel 3 like user experience with improved battery efficiency, digital well being, gesture-based navigation system and a lot more. Here are the complete set of features that are being offered by the Android 9 Pie.

Xiaomi Mi A2 receives Android 9 Pie update: How to download & install?

Xiaomi Mi A2 specifications

The Xiaomi Mi A2 comes with a 5.99-inch IPS LCD screen with FHD+ resolution, protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. The smartphone has a full metal unibody design with a dual camera setup on the back and a rear-facing fingerprint sensor. In terms of design, the Xiaomi Mi A2 does look similar to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro.


The Mi A2 runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 AIE SoC with 4/6 GB of RAM and 64/128 GB internal storage. Unlike the Mi A1, the A2 does not support memory expansion via microSD card slot.

The smartphone has a dual camera setup on the back with a 12 MP RGB sensor and a 20 MP depth sensor. On the front, the device has a single 20 MP camera with 1080p video recording capability.

The Xiaomi Mi A2 houses a 3060 mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ via USB type C port. It is also important to know that the Xiaomi Mi A2 does miss out on the 3.5 mm headphone jack, and the retail unit ships with a type-C to 3.5mm headphone jack dongle.


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