The Mi A2 is Xiaomi’s second Android One phone which is powered by Google’s native Android system. According to the official introduction, Xiaomi Mi A2 can enjoy the latest software and security updates and built-in Google Featured Service.
The device comes with stock Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. But now, it seems that an Android Pie update is nearing release as the first beta release has been spotted online.
The Xiaomi Mi A2’s Android Pie beta has surfaced on xda-developers forums. The Android Pie beta for the Xiaomi Mi A2 is complete with features such as Adaptive Battery, as well as renewed filled-in navigation buttons, with navigation gestures also available as an alternative.
The ROM is official, but since it’s a beta release be prepared to face any bugs should they arise. You can download the ROM by visiting this link and following the instructions.
The Xiaomi Mi A2 uses a 5.99-inch FHD+ fullscreen and it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660AIE processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory. On the rear, this smartphone is equipped with a 12MP Sony IMX486 coupled with another 20MP Sony IMX376 sensor both of which has a f/1.75 aperture and large pixel size. With the “Super Pixel” feature on the 20MP snapper, you can be certain of brighter images and this feature needs to be turned manually in the camera app.
In addition, the selfie camera is another bombshell. It sports a 20MP with soft selfie light and auto HDR. It comes with AI portrait mode which gives AI bokeh enhancements. Just like the rear camera, you also get a 4-in-1 Super Pixel feature on the front snapper for perfect selfies in a low light environment. Its battery capacity is 3010mAh, and it comes with a $250 price tag.