The news of Xiaomi joining Google One’s Android initiative was well received by Xiaomi smartphone enthusiasts, whose company has just released Mi A1 in India which is Xiaomi Mi 5X without MIUI. Yes, as Android One smartphone, of OS running this smartphone is Android stock alias without customization.
This smartphone has been launched in India and went on sale on 12 September with the official price of Rs14.999 or equivalent to Rp3.1 millions. Then when will this smartphone visit Indonesia, which is one of the potential market for Android One smartphone?
Although at the launch event in India, Director of Product Management Xiaomi, Donovan Sung had said if the smartphone will be present in Indonesia at the end of September, but when exactly has not been mentioned.
Apparently we do not need to wait until the end of the month to find out when Xiaomi Mi A1 will be present in Indonesia, because Xiaomi Indonesia has revealed when the smartphone will be present in Indonesia.
On the site Xiaomi Indonesia itself has held a contest, where the prize is 70 tickets to attend the launch of the latest product Xiaomi. The event will take place on September 20, which means less than two weeks away.
For those of you who are still unfamiliar with the Xiaomi Mi A1, this smartphone comes with a 5.5-inch screen Full HD 1080p resolution and powered chipset power-saving Qualcomm Snapdragon 625. This smartphone has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage that can still be expanded using microSD. Not to forget, dual-camera setup 12MP + 12MP on the back also became the main selling point of this smartphone, because one of the camera sensor using telephoto lens.
Then what is the price of Xiaomi Mi A1 when arriving in Indonesia? Although not yet known how certain, but the price of the smartphone seems to be cheaper than the price offered in India. Possibility Xiaomi Mi A1 will be priced at Rp2.999.000. If the guess is true, it seems Xiaomi Mi A1 will be the best mid-range smartphone choice with full features, including dual-camera setup like the iPhone 7 Plus.