A week after Xiaomi announced that it will launch the next iteration of its Android One series has finally launched Mi A3 in India. The Mi A3 which is the successor to Mi A2. The device was first globally unveiled in Spain last month. Usually, the Android One series of smartphones take clues from Mi flagship series. This time, they’ve gone with Mi CC9E. The device has some flaws and some first in the class feature too.
Xiaomi Mi A3
The Xiaomi Mi A3 has a 6.08-inch HD+ AMOLED display. Underneath the AMOLED display, there is an in-display fingerprint sensor. The device has a waterdrop notch on top. Both are protected under Corning Gorilla Glass 5. though the display is a huge downgrade compare to its predecessors which had FHD+. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 it is the 2nd device after the Realme 5 to launch with it. The device is coupled with 4/6GB of RAM and 64/128GB of storage. What is good here is that the brand uses UFS 2.1 for storage. it can be further expanded via MicroSD card.
Talking about optics, it has a triple rear camera setup. It has a primary 48MP Sony IMX 586 sensor with an f/1.9 aperture, coupled with an 8MP ultrawide sensor with a 118-degree FOV lens and finally a 2MP depth sensor. To the front, it has a 32MP camera with an f/2.0 aperture.
With the Mi A3, Xiaomi has finally restored the headphone jack which was missing on Mi A2. Further, the device is backed by a 4030 mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging tech. it also has an IR Blaster for controlling TV, AC etc. It is available in “Not Just Blue”, “More than White” & “Kind of Gray” colour options.
The device is priced at ₹ 12,999 for the base variant which has 4GB of RAM & 64 GB of storage. Furthermore, the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage version is priced at ₹ 15,999. The device is available on Amazon, Mi Web Store and Mi Stores. The device will go on sale from August 23rd.
Xiaomi Mi A3 Specifications
- 6.08-inch HD+ AMOLED display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
- 4/6GB RAM
- 64/128GB storage
- 48 + 8 + 2 MP triple rear camera
- 32MP front camera
- Android 9
- 4035 mAh with 18W fast charging support