Xiaomi Mi A1 4gb 32gb Gold £134.55 @ Store: Mi Global Store AliExpress
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Xiaomi Mi A1 4gb 32gb Gold £134.55 @ Store: Mi Global Store AliExpress

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Found 28th Jan
Pure android, decent camera and band 20.
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Only drawback i see with the phone is the audio via speakers.... Its awerful but for the money it's a bargain
Best buy for the buck.
Black, £146.
Holy this is a great deal! Got the black on Wednesday for £160. It's a fantastic phone
Plus no customs charges on this!
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im torn between this or the redmi 5 plus more specifically stock android vs larger battery
Alloneword1 h, 40 m ago

Only drawback i see with the phone is the audio via speakers.... Its …Only drawback i see with the phone is the audio via speakers.... Its awerful but for the money it's a bargain


Hello phone friend have you bought this one?
I have the 64gb one. I assume they have the same speakers ... I agree they are terrible ... Really low.. No good for playing music from. . My old note 2 didn't need hooked up to any portable speaker.. This does
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Great price, but is it worth spending slightly more hotukdeals.com/dea…e=4 and getting the 64GB, as the OS takes up about 12GB so approx 32GB - 12GB leaving 20GB, which isn't much knowadays with 4K video etc.
Edited by: "deleted1336857" 29th Jan
Spend a few pounds more and buy the 64GB version.
Are Xiaomi abandoning Miui?
blueflash34 m ago

Are Xiaomi abandoning Miui?



I would be a little surprised as on my Redmi Note 4 it got an update maybe 4 days ago with a new swipe to the left interface of sorts on home screen bit like google cards with weather news etc on other androids when you swipe to the left.
Niz14 m ago

I would be a little surprised as on my Redmi Note 4 it got an update maybe …I would be a little surprised as on my Redmi Note 4 it got an update maybe 4 days ago with a new swipe to the left interface of sorts on home screen bit like google cards with weather news etc on other androids when you swipe to the left.

I've received the update the other day as well but haven't updated yet as I read a few ppl complain about it, have you noticed any battery drain with the update
Niz1 h, 2 m ago

I would be a little surprised as on my Redmi Note 4 it got an update maybe …I would be a little surprised as on my Redmi Note 4 it got an update maybe 4 days ago with a new swipe to the left interface of sorts on home screen bit like google cards with weather news etc on other androids when you swipe to the left.


That's good to know only reason would get Xiaomi is for Miui. Buy guess more chances of pure android getting European release
michaeljb7 h, 51 m ago

im torn between this or the redmi 5 plus more specifically stock android …im torn between this or the redmi 5 plus more specifically stock android vs larger battery


same here, cant decide between the 2
blueflash2 h, 28 m ago

Are Xiaomi abandoning Miui?


They are not.

This device is part of the Android One project.

Even if they continue making Android One devices, they'll never stop making MIUI because it's tailored for their core market in China. In fact this phone was released as the Mi 5X in China and runs MIUI.
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michaeljb8 h, 51 m ago

im torn between this or the redmi 5 plus more specifically stock android …im torn between this or the redmi 5 plus more specifically stock android vs larger battery




Mi A1 SoT is a very respectable 6.5 hrs, at the end of the day Software (sans tinkering) more important.
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That red one is to die for. Not many of them in UK.
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UberPark10 h, 1 m ago

Plus no customs charges on this!


That's only if you pay £19 extra shipping to guarantee no customs charge or you take your chance.
Edited by: "ScubaDudes" 29th Jan
Do wish they would hurry up and put NFC on their phones .
tr0ut1 h, 6 m ago

Do wish they would hurry up and put NFC on their phones .


Think their R&D have twigged that is the one thing that had been missing for so long and pbw & pbp nfc payments with android beam have become a lot more popular in the East now, my old Mi5 pro had it, but other than payments, never really used it. With the explosion of contactless aio single cards ((multiple debit/credit cards on one card)) not sure that many people use nfc for much other than to get £ from a2b2c2b2a, on the tube or to buy a starbucks!
Ho so very tempted 🤔
UberPark11 h, 35 m ago

Holy this is a great deal! Got the black on Wednesday for £160. It's a …Holy this is a great deal! Got the black on Wednesday for £160. It's a fantastic phone


What's the speakers like? What did you have before?
michaeljb10 h, 29 m ago

im torn between this or the redmi 5 plus more specifically stock android …im torn between this or the redmi 5 plus more specifically stock android vs larger battery


Same here 🤔
blueflash3 h, 16 m ago

That's good to know only reason would get Xiaomi is for Miui. Buy guess …That's good to know only reason would get Xiaomi is for Miui. Buy guess more chances of pure android getting European release


Someone has already mentioned it but this phone is part of the android project, totally stock android. But they aren't abandoning their own on other phones.
Edited by: "Niz" 29th Jan
I ordered this from Gearbest about two weeks ago. Took 10 days to arrive. I paid £138 (email only price), so this is a good price.

I have the Mi6 (the Mi A1 is for my Dad). The Mi6 is faster (but it is higher specced) and has a better camera, but overall there is not much in it. It immediately updated to Android 8.0. The Mi6 is still stuck on Android 7.1.1.
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3. Please leave us a comment if you want a sealed box. Otherwise we will unseal the box to do "Quality Control" and flash the multi-language ROM for the Chinese version. The original box from manufacturer is sealed. It's only with English and without "Play Store".
So do you need them to install Play Store ?
Does anybody know if you can use an external memory card on this model? I know it's dual sim but can't find anywhere that can confirm one slot can be used for micro SD..
kinsfordpropertyltd44 m ago

Does anybody know if you can use an external memory card on this model? I …Does anybody know if you can use an external memory card on this model? I know it's dual sim but can't find anywhere that can confirm one slot can be used for micro SD..


it appears to be in the sim tray youtube.com/wat…MVo
excellent phone and already has android Oreo, not a lot have this yet so its well supported
kinsfordpropertyltd4 h, 30 m ago

Does anybody know if you can use an external memory card on this model? I …Does anybody know if you can use an external memory card on this model? I know it's dual sim but can't find anywhere that can confirm one slot can be used for micro SD..


You can have either 2 sim cards or one and SD card. I have 64GB version so no real need for extra storage. Btw, I'm not sure what some people are talking about with the speakers as this is way louder than my old S5, and if you were listening to music surely you'd Bluetooth to speakers?
would this be a better upgrade to huwaei p8 lite 2017 ? thanks
urinthematrix25 m ago

would this be a better upgrade to huwaei p8 lite 2017 ? thanks


Yes this is much better than the p8 lite and the p10 lite for the price
I’d be surprised if these aren’t shipped factory sealed.
Red one not available?
Can anyone tell me how the buyer protection works have I read it right where no money will be taken until I've received the item?
zermattbusby29th Jan

Worth noting3. Please leave us a comment if you want a sealed box. …Worth noting3. Please leave us a comment if you want a sealed box. Otherwise we will unseal the box to do "Quality Control" and flash the multi-language ROM for the Chinese version. The original box from manufacturer is sealed. It's only with English and without "Play Store".


Does this mean the phone comes without google play? Also what is the difference between global and international rom?
ptkdon7 h, 1 m ago

Does this mean the phone comes without google play? Also what is the …Does this mean the phone comes without google play? Also what is the difference between global and international rom?


AFAIK

Global is the name of the ROM

International is the version of the phone (more bands)

Pretty sure if you request your Mi A1 remain factory sealed then it should come with stock Android (including Play Store)

en.miui.com/dow…tml
Bit the bullet on this after much deliberation. Really hope it lives up the hype. And more importantly hope it actually turns up!
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