The launch date of the Redmi A1+ has been announced for India. It will be launched in the country on October 14th. There is a microsite on Xiaomi’s official website for the upcoming offering. Last month, the Redmi A1 was launched in the country as an upgraded variant.
Redmi A1+ was launched last week in the global market. Similar specifications are expected for the Indian variant. A new product reportedly will be ‘Made in India’ as well as ‘Made for India’.
There is a square camera module on the back panel of the smartphone that is similar in shape and texture to the Redmi A1. Both devices feature physical fingerprint sensors, but only the Plus variant has a rear-mounted sensor. A dual-rear camera configuration is also teased for the upcoming offering. A 5,000mAh battery unit will power the phone, and a waterdrop notch will be present. Redmi A1+ will be available in Light Blue, Light Green, and Black.
The new Redmi A1+ will sport 6.52 inches HD+ IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels, & a 20:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by MediaTek Helio A22 SoC coupled with 2GB/3GB LPDDR4X RAM and eMMC 5.1 storage.
It features an 8MP main rear camera with LED flash along with a 2MP depth sensor with an aperture of f/2.2. The device comes with a 5MP selfie shooter with an f/2.2 aperture. It packs a 5000 mAh battery with 10W charging support.
The connectivity options include Dual SIM with Dual 4G LTE and VoLTE, A-GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth 5.0, Wifi, USB Type-C port, FM Radio, and a 3.5 mm audio jack. It runs on Android 12 OS without any custom skin on top. The device measures 9.09 mm thick and weighs 192g.
The Redmi A1 Plus is priced at KSh 10,345 (Rs.7000/-) for the single 3GB + 32GB memory configuration in Kenya. There are two color options available black and blue.