Redmi A1: Xiaomi launches its most affordable 2022 phone for under R2000

Xiaomi has announced the launch of its Redmi A1 budget smartphone. Priced at just under R2,000, the smartphone is the most affordable entry to Xiaomi’s local phone launches in 2022.

The phone features a 6.52-inch HD+ display, a 5000mAh battery, and an 8MP dual main camera. On the front, it features a 5MP front camera.

Powered by a MediaTek Helio A22 processor, the device is poised as an entry-level option for those looking for an affordable device.

Its charging speed is limited to 10W, and it only features 2GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage. However, it supports expanded storage up to 512GB.

You can see a summary of the Xiaomi Redmi A1’s specs below:

  • Display: 6.52-inch (1600 x 720 pixels) HD+ display
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio A22
  • Battery: 5000mAh
  • Main camera: 8MP dual AI camera
  • Selfie camera: 5MP
  • RAM: 2GB
  • On-board storage: 32GB

Xiaomi Redmi A1 price in South Africa

Image credit: Xiaomi

So how much does the phone cost in South Africa? It has a recommended retail price of R1,999.

If you want to purchase the phone, you can buy it from both retailers and mobile providers. These include Ackermans, Checkers Hyper, Edgars, Hi-Fi Corp, Incredible Connection, JET, Makro, Mobile in Africa, Mr Price, MTN, PEP, Takealot, Vodacom, and Woolworths.

Feature image: Xiaomi

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