Redmi A1 and Redmi 11 Prime to launch in India on September 6: Here’s everything we know


  • Xiaomi is all set to launch its budget smartphones Redmi 11 Prime and Redmi A1 in Indian market
  • Both the smartphones will be launched on September 6 at 12:00 PM

Xiaomi is all set to return to the budget smartphone space with the launch of Redmi 11 Prime and Redmi A1 in the Indian market. The India launch is scheduled for September 6. Xiaomi’s official India website already contains a live link for both the forthcoming phones. The company will be live streaming the event on its official YouTube channel and it will begin at 12:00 PM. 

The Redmi 11 Prime and Redmi A1 are both budget smartphones, but the A1, in particular, is expected to fall under Rs 10,000 price bracket. Here’s a quick rundown of everything we know about the forthcoming budget Xiaomi smartphones.

Redmi A1 and Redmi 11 Prime Expected Specifications

Redmi 11 Prime 5G launch date

The Redmi 11 Prime series is expected to have 5G and 4G variants. The 5G variant will feature a 90Hz display, Dimensity 700, 50-megapixel dual rear cameras, and a 5,000mAh battery. On the other hand, the Redmi 11 Prime 4G will be equipped with the Helio G99 chipset. It is expected to be a modified version of the POCO M5 4G, which will be released on September 5, 2022.

The Redmi A1 will have a MediaTek Chipset and a 5,000mAh battery. The claimed device was recently found on Geekbench with a MediaTek Helio A22 SoC, 3GB of RAM, and an Android 12 operating system. The company promises to provide a clean OS experience, implying that it will be bloatware-free or run on the Android 12 Go edition. Redmi also claims that the A1 will support digital payments as well as lightning-fast internet.

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Redmi A1 and Redmi 11 Prime Expected and Availability

Both the Redmi 11 Prime series and Redmi A1 will launch on Tuesday, September 6 at noon and are expected to go on sale later this week during Xiaomi’s upcoming Diwali Sale. Besides, both smartphones will be available on Amazon India. The Redmi 11 Prime is likely to be available in three colours – Aqua Green, Purple and Black. The Redmi A1 is also expected to have three colour variants – green, blue, and black.

The Redmi 11 Prime 4G will be a more affordable offering of the two. It is expected to come with a starting price of Rs 12,499 for the base model. The 5G variant, on the other hand, could be priced at Rs 13,499. The Redmi A1 is expected to cost around Rs 7,000. However, keep in mind that these are not accredited numbers, and Xiaomi will announce the official pricing details of the upcoming phones at the event on September 6.