Grab the Xiaomi Mi A1 for just ₹12999 in India

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However, it is the Android Oreo that it's users have been longing for and it seems that this wait is soon going to end. Now, Xiaomi has announced on their forum that they need beta testers for the Oreo update.

The entry-level "Desh Ka Smartphone", Xiaomi Redmi 5A, was initially launched in India on December 30. Xiaomi reminds you that since this is beta software, there will be bugs and features that might not work. The company will inform you on MIUI global forum if you are selected or not. The company has taken to its official forum via GSMArena asking users of the device to register themselves for the beta testing program before December 11 at 11:59 PM Beijing time. Once downloaded, go to the "Recruitment" section on the app's homepage.

It is unclear when the company will roll out the Oreo update on Mi A1 but there are speculations that it may happen by the end of this year.

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Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi launched its first ever Android One smartphone Mi A1 in India in September this year. But, he/she should be active in MIUI forums as well as have knowledge about ROMs. Being an Android One phone, it is entitled to receive timely security patches and OS updates.

In terms of camera, it has a dual 12MP+12MP wide-angle/telephoto rear camera with 26mm lens and f/2.2 aperture / 50mm lens and f/2.6 aperture, 2X optical zoom, 1.25µm large pixels and dual-LED (dual tone) flash, and a 5MP front-snapper. The launch offers of Redmi 5A include 5 million units of the base variant alongside 2GB RAM and 16GB storage.

Running Android 7.1.2 Nougat, the Xiaomi Mi A1 is upgradable to Android 8.0 Oreo if you enroll for beta testing.

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