Redmi India has launched two new budget phones in India: the Redmi A1 And today the Redmi A1+. Both the phones come with almost identical designs with a waterdrop notch, multiple color options and dual camera sensors at the back. However, the recently launched Redmi A1+ comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for security. Apart from these, the phones don’t really differ. Considering the phones as budget offerings, they have a polycarbonate build, while the multiple color options make the phones attractive.
Redmi A1 and Redmi A1+ come with a 6.52-inch FHD+ display, 5,000mAh battery, 10W fast charging support, Android 12 Go Edition OS out of the box and P2i coating splash resistance and 32GB storage. In this article, we will compare Redmi A1 and Redmi A1+.
Redmi A1 and Redmi A1+: Price in India
Redmi A1+ Price in India for 2GB RAM + 32GB Storage Rs. 7,499 and 3GB RAM + 32GB storage for Rs. 8,499. It comes in BAbsence, light green and light blue. As part of the Diwali sale, the phone will be available for Rs 6,999 for the 2GB RAM/32GB storage variant and Rs 7,999 for the 3GB RAM/32GB storage variant.
The Redmi A1 single 2GB + 32GB storage model is priced at Rs. 6,499. The phone comes Light blue, classic black and light green colors.
Redmi A1 vs Redmi A1+: Design, Features and Features
As mentioned, Redmi A1 and Redmi A1+ have similar designs. There is a waterdrop notch for the selfie snapper and a sizable bezel at the bottom of the screen, which is expected from a budget phone. The volume rocker and power button are on the right edge. The SIM tray section is on the left spine. At the back, you have a rectangular module that houses the dual camera sensors and LED flash. There is Redmi branding on the back. Redmi A1 and Redmi A1+ have a leather finish on the back, which provides a good grip on the hands.
The Redmi A1+ has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for security, which is the only difference between the two.
Processor, Storage and RAM
Based on Redmi A1 and Redmi A1+ Quad-Core MediaTek Helio A22 12nm processor with IMG PowerVR GE-class GPU. The chipset is paired with 2GB LPDDR4X RAM and 32GB eMMC 5.1 internal storage, which is further expandable. The Redmi A1+ also comes with 3GB LPDDR4x RAM and 32GB eMMC 5.1 storage.
The Redmi A1 and Redmi A1+ feature a 6.52-inch HD+ display with 1,600×720 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio display, 400 nits brightness and scratch-resistant glass. The display specifications are the same on both the phones.
The Redmi A1 and Redmi A1+ pack a 5000mAh battery with 10W standard charging support. 10W support takes at least 2+ hours to fully charge the phone.
The Redmi A1 has dual cameras on the back, with an 8MP primary camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture and a depth sensor. It has a 5MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats. The Redmi A1+ also has a similar camera setup on the back.
There are connectivity options 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0 and GPS+ GLONASS. Both the phones run on Android 12 Go edition. The Redmi A1+ only has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for security.
The Redmi A1 and Redmi A1+ are the same phone and ship with the same hardware and design. Except for the fingerprint sensor at the back, there is no difference between the two models. Redmi A1+ has a rear mounted fingerprint sensor. So if you feel that feature is important to you then Redmi A1+ is for you. If you plan to buy it, act fast as the company is running a limited-time festive offer on the phone where you can get it at a very low price.