Xiaomi Mi A2 India Launch Set for August 8, Mi A2 Lite Not Expected

  • The launch event has not yet been scheduled
  • Mi A2 Lite will not be launched in India

Xiaomi on Tuesday launched the Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite at a global launch event in Madrid, Spain, adding to its Android One-certified smartphone range. The Chinese phone maker has now gone ahead and announced that the more premium of the lot, Mi A2, will make its way to the Indian market on August 8. The Mi A2 is the Android One variant of the Mi 6X, and retains the original's dual rear camera setup other specifications, but runs stock Android instead of MIUI - with the promise for timely software and security updates. While an event hasn't yet been scheduled, the Mi A2 Lite is not expected to make an appearance in the country, something the company had hinted at during the Spain launch event.

In a tweet on his official account on Tuesday, Xiaomi India head Manu Kumar Jain stated that the Mi A2 would be launched in India on August 8. To recall at the launch event, the company had detailed the markets both phones would arrive in, and while the Mi A2 had India listed, the Mi A2 Lite did not. It appears the company is focusing only on the high-end model for India