News You might have missed: Week of Sept 8, 2017

on September 8, 2017

At the start of the week, Google and Xiaomi announced a partnership to bring Android One to India and other markets in the shape of the new Mi A1, a smartphone that is priced at just over $200 and comes with the tagline “created by Xiaomi and powered by Google.” The A1 is very similar to the Mi X5 recently announced in China. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p screen, a metal body, and a dual-camera system that includes a secondary telephoto lens for 2x zooming and portraits with shallow depth of field and runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 625. As to be expected from the tagline the A1 runs stock Android.

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