Redmi A1+ India launch date revealed: here’s what you can expect

Like the Redmi A1, the Redmi A1+ will also be made in India.

Highlights
  • Xiaomi has announced the Redmi A1+ launch in India for October 14th
  • Redmi A1+ will be a made-in-India product
  • The Redmi A1+ was launched globally earlier this month

Xiaomi has announced that it is bringing a new smartphone in its new Redmi A1 series. The company has announced that it will launch the Redmi A1+ in India on October 14th. The smartphone was launched globally earlier this month and is said to sit above the Redmi A1 that was launched in India in September.

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The Redmi A1+ will also run on Android Go like the Redmi A1 that was launched last month. Xiaomi has not revealed anything about the India variant yet, but our guess is that it will be similar to the global variant of the Redmi A1+. The invite shared by Xiaomi for the Redmi A1+ India launch shows a similar design to the global variant.

The invite from Xiaomi for the Redmi A1+ launch also says that the smartphone will be a made-in-India product, and shows us two colour options that the Redmi A1+ will come with, a mint green and a sky blue.

Redmi A1+ price (expected)

The Redmi A1+ will be an upgraded version of the Redmi A1. The smartphone was launched in Kenya earlier this month at a price of $85 (roughly Rs 6,990). Now, while this is similar to the Redmi A1’s Rs 6,499 price in India, our guess is that it may be priced higher than the Redmi A1 in India. 

Redmi A1+ specifications (expected)

Redmi A1+ specs

  • 6.52-inch HD+ display
  • MediaTek Helio A22 SoC
  • 3GB RAM + 32GB storage
  • 8MP dual rear camera
  • 5MP front camera
  • 5000mAh battery, 10W fast charging

The Redmi A1+ is said to come to India with the same specifications as the global variant, which has very similar specifications to the Redmi A1 in the first place. The global variant of the Redmi A1+ comes with a 6.52-inch HD+ Dot Drop display with a 1600 x 720 HD+ resolution and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by a MediaTek Helio A22 chipset paired with up to 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which is expandable to up to 1TB via a microSD card.

There is a dual rear camera setup on the Redmi A1+ that includes an 8-megapixel primary shooter, and a secondary shooter. Up front, the Redmi A1+ comes with a 5-megapixel selfie snapper.

There is a 5,000mAh battery on the Redmi A1+ with support for 10W fast charging. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, 2.4Ghz Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, and a USB type-C port. The Redmi A1+ also comes with a rear fingerprint scanner.

Redmi A1 specifications

Xiaomi last month launched the Redmi A1 budget smartphone in India. The smartphone comes with a 6.52-inch HD+ display and is powered by a MediaTek Helio A22 chipset. Further, it gets a 5000mAh battery, an 8-megapixel dual rear camera, and a 5,000mAh battery.