Redmi A1+ with MediaTek Helio A22, 5,000mAh battery launched in India: price, specifications, availability

The company is offering a discount on Redmi A1+ as a part of the Diwali offer until October 31st.

Highlights
  • Xiaomi makes the Redmi A1+ official in India.
  • It features a MediaTek Helio A22 chip, a 5,000mAh battery, and a stock Android 12 Go edition.
  • Redmi A1 comes in black, light green, and light blue colourways, available on Flipkart and Xiaomi’s online and offline stores. 

Weeks after launching its pocket-friendly smartphone – the Redmi A1 – in India, the company gives it a mid-life upgrade, the Redmi A1+. This is the company’s second A1 series smartphone in the Redmi A1 lineup. While design-wise – these handsets may look akin to each other, the most noticeable difference between them is the addition of a fingerprint reader on the Redmi A1+.

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Besides this, not much has changed in this refreshed version of the Redmi A1 (review), the Redmi A1+. With that said, let’s look at what this phone packs under the hood, how much it costs, and where you can buy it.

Redmi A1+ price in India, Diwali offers

Redmi A1+ modelLaunch priceOffer price
2GB RAM/32GB storageRs 7,499Rs 6,999
3GB RAM/32GB storageRs 8,499Rs 7,999

Redmi A1+ comes in two variants: a 2GB RAM/32GB storage unit priced at Rs 7,499 and a 3GB RAM/32GB storage model at Rs 8,499. Available in black, light green, and light blue colourways, the Redmi A1+ goes on sale starting October 17th at 12 noon via Flipkart, mi.com, mi Home, and offline retail stores in India. 

Redmi A1+

The company is offering a discount on Redmi A1+ as a part of the Diwali offer until October 31st. During this sale, the Redmi A1+ will be available at Rs 6,999 for the 2GB RAM/32GB storage variant and Rs 7,999 for the 3GB RAM/32GB storage unit.

Redmi A1+ specifications

The Redmi A1+ mostly packs the same specs sheet under the hood as the Redmi A1. Powered by the MediaTek Helio A22 chip, the Redmi A1+ ships with 3GB LPDDR4X RAM and 32GB storage, expandable up to 512GB via a microSD card.

The Redmi A1+ flaunts a 6.52-inch HD+ LCD panel that supports 1600×720 pixels resolution, standard 60Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, and waterdrop notch. It boots stock Android 12 Go edition out of the box.

Redmi A1+ specs

  • 6.52-inch HD+ display
  • MediaTek Helio A22
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB storage
  • Stock Android 12
  • 8MP dual rear camera
  • 5MP front camera 
  • 5,000mAh battery

Photography on the Redmi A1+ is taken care of by a dual rear camera setup: an 8MP primary sensor and a 2MP depth shooter. For selfies and video calls, there’s a 5MP front-facing snapper.

Connectivity features include a 3.5mm headphone jack, a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, and VoLTE calling. Keeping the lights on is a 5,000mAh battery with 10W charging support. The company claims two days of battery life on the Redmi A1+.