Redmi recently launched a new smartphone in its A-series in India in the country. The new Redmi A1+ smartphone is an entry-level segment phone and comes under Rs 8000. The Redmi A1+ is an upgrade variant of the Redmi A1 that was launched in India a few weeks ago.
The Redmi A1+ has been specially launched keeping in mind the needs of first time smartphone users. This budget phone of Redmi comes with a stylish look. It also has a fingerprint sensor for security. What is special in the new Redmi phone with a budget price? We have used this Redmi phone for a few days, let us tell you what is special in it.
Redmi A1+ Price in India
The Redmi A1+ smartphone has been made available in the country in two RAM and storage variants. Redmi A1+ is available in 32 GB storage option with 2 GB RAM and 3 GB RAM. This phone of Redmi can be bought in Black, Light Blue and Light Green color.
Redmi A1+ Design, Display
We have got the Redmi A1 Plus smartphone light green color variant for review. The rear panel leather texture finish is available in the phone. The rear panel is not glossy and comes with a matte finish. So there are no fingerprints on it. Due to the leather finish, it fits easily in the hand and there is no fear of slipping from its hand. According to its price, this Redmi phone offers great design and look.
The camera module on the top of the bank panel in the Redmi A1+ houses two cameras and an LED flash. The fingerprint sensor is found just below the camera module. The phone is very light and does not feel heavy in the hand. Power and volume buttons are given on the right side of the phone. And we had no problem using them. The micro-USB port and 3.5mm headphone jack will be found on the bottom edge. In this phone of Redmi, the speaker grill is given at the top.
Redmi A1 Plus has a 6.52 inch HD + display. Which offers 120 Hz touch sensing rate. The screen-to-body ratio is 88.89 percent. Dark mode and night light mode are also available in the phone. Waterdrop notch display has been given for the front camera on the display. Bezels can be seen all around the screen. A wide chin is given on the display at the bottom.
Talking about the display, during the review, we found the brightness of the HD + display given in the phone to be fine. And the display offers a vibrate viewing experience. Apart from display dark theme and night mode, adaptive brightness feature is also available in the phone. In terms of price, the screen in the Redmi A1 Plus is good and the display brightness looks fine even in sunlight.
Redmi A1+ specifications, software
In Redmi A1 Plus, the company has given power efficient MediaTek Helio A22 processor. 5000mAh battery has been given in this Redmi smartphone. The handset has an 8-megapixel AI dual rear camera setup. The phone has the option of 32 GB storage with 2 and 3 GB RAM. This Redmi smartphone comes with 3.5mm headphone jack and VoLTE calling. Apart from this, this phone offers standard connectivity features like Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi.
The smartphone offers a clean Android experience as the handset comes with Android 12. This phone of Redmi is an Android One smartphone. And due to less RAM, it supports Google Go apps. Apps like Facebook Lite, Gallery Go, Google Go come pre-installed in the phone. Apart from this, Netflix also comes pre-installed in the phone. Due to the stock version of Android, the interface of the phone is clean and there are no unnecessary apps pre-loaded in it. Theme and wallpaper in this Redmi phone can be set according to your choice. Overall, you will get a better experience with the stock Android experience in Redmi A1 Plus.
Redmi A1+ performance
Redmi A1+ is a 4G phone which comes in the budget price. We did not face any problem with this phone in doing everyday tasks like calling, browsing and chatting. The speaker grill on the top edge of the phone makes good sound and it is quite loud. 3.5mm audio jack has been given in the phone but the company has not included earphones in the box. We had no problem viewing the content on the display. Apart from this, we did not see any problem related to any kind of hang in switching apps and browsing.
Talking about the battery life, in a single charge, the battery lasts for more than 1 day with normal use. To charge the 5000mAh battery given in the phone, the company has given a 10W charger along with it. The device gets fully charged in two and a half to 3 hours.
Redmi A1+ camera
Talking about the camera of Redmi A1 +, then this phone comes with 8 megapixel AI dual rear camera. This is an entry-level phone, so don’t expect too much from the camera. But in good light of the day, fine pictures are clicked in the handset. But if the phone is shaken even a little, the photo will be blurred. Therefore, while taking photos, carefully hold the handset steady. The rear camera supports modes like portrait, short video and time-lapse.
Redmi A1+ has a 5 megapixel front camera for selfie and video calling. Average quality pictures are clicked with the front camera in natural light. The front camera comes with portrait mode. The quality of pictures clicked indoors with the selfie camera is poor.
buy or not?
MicroSD card support is available with dual SIM support in the Redmi A1+ smartphone. Storage can be expanded up to 512 GB. The display given in the phone produces great colors and our experience was fine with it. Don’t expect too much from the phone’s camera. Apart from this, if you are fond of playing games then this basic phone is not for you.
If you want a brand like Redmi under Rs 8000 and also have clean stock Android experience, then Redmi A1 Plus is for you. This phone can be bought for everyday use. Or if you want to give the phone to your parents or someone as a gift, then this phone of Redmi is the perfect option. This 4G smartphone of Redmi can be bought from Flipkart, Mi.com, Mi Home Store and other offline retail stores. We will give 3.5 out of 5 to this Redmi phone.
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