- Xiaomi Mi A3 launches in India today.
- The Android One Mi A3 phone India price starts at Rs 12,999.
- The Xiaomi Mi A3 is the second phone in India with Snapdragon 665 processor.
Xiaomi third Android One powered smartphone is here. Finally after a long wait. It is the Xiaomi A3 - the successor to the Mi A2 that launched in India last year. The Mi A3 was a great camera smartphone and with the all-new Mi A3, Xiaomi wants to take forward the legacy. Overall the Xiaomi Mi A3 is a much upgraded version of the Mi A2 in almost all aspects -- be it design, hardware, cameras, battery or any other. The Xiaomi Mi A3 will go on sale for the first time in India on August 23 on Amazon and Mi.com, the company's official e-commerce store.
In India, the Xiaomi Mi A3 comes in two configurations. The base model of the Mi A3 includes 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. This model is priced at Rs 12,999. The second model of the phone comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. This model of the phone comes for Rs 15,999. The Xiaomi Mi A3 comes in three vibrant colours - More than White, Not just Blue and Kind of Grey.
Xiaomi Mi A3 specs
The Xiaomi Mi A3 is a much-upgraded version over the Mi A2. The phone equips better design, better cameras, improved performance and a bigger battery. With Mi A3 Xiaomi brings back the 3.5mm headphone jack. For the first time an Android One phone from Xiaomi comes with triple rear cameras and USB Type C port.
As far as the specs are concerned the Mi A3 equips three cameras on the back panel. The phone includes 48MP primary camera + 8MP ultra-wide lens + 2MP portrait camera on the back. The primary 48MP camera uses Sony 48MP sensor similar to the Redmi Note 7 Pro and the Redmi K20 Pro. On the front the Xiaomi Mi A3 includes a 32MP camera. The selfie camera sits inside the Dot drop notch on the front. The Mi A3 camera comes with several AI features to enhance the photographs clicked with the phone's camera.
The Xiaomi Mi A3 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor paired with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The Mi A3 also comes with expandable storage up to 256GB. It also supports UFS 2.1 flash storage. The Mi A3 includes a 6.08-inch AMOLED display that offers screen resolution of 1560 x 720p and aspect ratio of 19.5:9. Similar to the recently launched Redmi phones the Mi A3 also comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 support on both back and front.
The Xiaomi Mi A3 comes with 4G dual SIM support + microSD slot, USB Type-C port, 3.5mm headphone port, AI face unlock, among other things. Another key highlight of the Mi A3 is the 7th gen in-display fingerprint sensor. This is for the first time that Mi A series phone includes fingerprint sensor under the screen.
The Mi A3 is backed by a 4030mAh battery that comes with support for Quick Charge 3.0 and 18W Fast Charge. On the software front the Mi A3 runs Android One software and not MIUI. This means this Xiaomi phone will have no Ads or no bloatware.