Xiaomi Mi A3 Price, Specs and Review

Mi A3

Xiaomi recently unveiled its next iteration of devices in their Android One lineup the Xiaomi Mi A3. This new range smartphone is a mid-range smartphone with focus on the performance.

The Xiaomi Mi A3 was launched at the Unveiling of the of the new Xiaomi CC9e, the Xiaomi CC9 and the Xiaomi CC9 Meitu Edition.

As the successor to the  Xiaomi Mi A2, the Xiaomi Mi A3 came featuring upgraded specifications and features at a pocket friendly price.

 Xiaomi Mi A3 Key Specs and Features

  • 6.01-inch, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels
  • Android 9.0 (Pie); Android One
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64/128 GB built-in storage space
  •  48MP + 8MP + 2MP Rear Camera
  • 32MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint scanner (under-display)
  • 4,030mAh non-removable Li-Po battery

Overview

Featuring a widescreen with HD+ resolution gives a nice visual experience. The robust configuration with a healthy battery back up can support to play a game without any disturbance. Also, users can enjoy clicking pictures all through the day by the sharp AI cameras. It is also provided with huge storage that can store a lot of data. Overall, the device is a perfect choice in this price bracket.

Design

The Xiaomi Mi A3 uses a shiny metal frame wrapped to form the sides of the smartphones. It features a sleek smooth curves and slim body which accommodates the 6.01-inch screen. Its screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The Full display and edge to edge displace enables users to enjoy utmost experience. The design has been engineered to offer improved durability and enhance comfortable grip for maximum usability, without compromising on style.

This metal frame houses the volume rocker and the power button on the right side of the smartphone while the left side features a hybrid SIM tray. A mono speaker, the primary microphone, and the microUSB port lie at the bottom while the secondary mic and the 3.5mm headphone jack are located on the top. The smartphone measures 153.5 x 71.9 x 8.5 mm, hence, the pleasant feel at hand and alluring sight to behold.

Display

Xiaomi Mi A3 sports a 6.01-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display featuring a resolution of  720 x 1560 pixels resulting to 286 ppi per density. It comes with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 80.3% screen-to-body ratio which allows for a full body display. There is also a display color up to 16 million which gives the device a colorful and bright.

The Phone also comes featuring the trending a customizable notch design on the full screen display. This display is called the water drop or punch hole display. The Notch  accommodates the front camera. This makes the screen much more attractive and Full screen enabled. The punch hole is seen even on Samsung Galaxy latest phones.

The display features an in-display fingerprint sensor, which we presume is an optical sensor and not an ultrasonic sensor, and has a bigger recognition area, faster unlock support and the ability to detect wet fingers.

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Camera

One of the selling point of the Xiaomi Mi A3 is the camera setup. The main camera comes with a triple camera setup which consist of a 42-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture; a second 8-megapixel wide angle shooter with f/2.2 aperture; a third 2-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture.

The main camera uses a Quad Bayer arrangement. The Quad Bayer colour filter allows the 48MP to capture images by combining the multiple (4) 12MP sensors into one. Xiaomi also introduced the AI-scene recognition technology for both rear and selfie camera.

Inside the water-drop notch display sits a single 32-megapixel selfie snapper with f/2.0 sensor.  For the video, it has a selfie camera that can shoot 1080P videos @ 30fps. The dual rear cameras can shoot 4K videos @ 30fps.

Processor

On the inside, Xiaomi Mi A3 is powered by a mid-range Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 SoC. The chipset is built on the modern 11nm processor.  It is supported by an Octa-core CPU ticking at 2.0GHz. For the device graphics, Adreno 610 GPU controls the duty which helps produces and optimum performance with less power consumption.

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Operating System / Storage

Xiaomi Mi A3 runs on a fast and user-friendly Android OS, the Android 9.0 (Pie) android one version which is google latest OS for mid-range devices. The smartphone also sports MIUI 10  for user interface.

To complement this, it comes with 4GB RAM and two internal memory storage variants the 64GB and 128GB options allowing you to get a rather beefed-up phone. For further storage expansion there is also an option of microSD, for storage up to 256GB.

Battery

This Xiaomi mid-range phone is powered by 4050mAh battery Li-Polymer Non- removable battery. This battery capacity supports 18W fast charging and Quick Charge 3. The phone is expected to keep users busy for at least 8 hours of videos watching and surfing the internet. Thanks to the OS and processor the device does not drain the battery fast.

Connectivity

Connectivity options on the Xiaomi Mi A3 include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5.00, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India) with active 4G on both SIM cards.

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Xiaomi Mi A3 Price and Availability

The Xiaomi Mi A3 price is around 60,000 Naira depending on the deal and your location.

Where To Buy Xiaomi Mi A3 In Nigeria.

Looking for where to buy Xiaomi Mi A3 in Nigeria at the best deal? It is very simple and stress-free, to avoid buying the refurbished product, the best option and the smartest move is to order from an online shopping store. The best online shopping website to buy your Xiaomi Mi A3 is Kara.com.ng where you can order your preferred series at the best selling price in Nigeria and also enjoy fast delivery to any location in Nigeria.

Xiaomi Mi A3 Full Specifications

General
Brand Xiaomi
Model Mi A3
Release date 17th July 2019
Dimensions (mm) 153.48 x 71.85 x 8.50
Weight (g) 173.80
Battery capacity (mAh) 4030
Fast charging Quick Charge 3.0
Colours Not Just Blue, More Than White, Kind of Gray
Display
Screen size (inches) 6.08
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1560 pixels
Protection type Gorilla Glass
Aspect ratio 19.5:9
Hardware
Processor 2GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
RAM 4GB
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256
Camera
Rear camera 48-megapixel (f/1.79, 1.6-micron) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2) + 2-megapixel
Rear autofocus Yes
Rear flash Yes
Front camera 32-megapixel (f/2.0, 1.6-micron)
Software
Operating system Android 9.0
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00
Infrared Yes
USB Type-C Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
Sensors
Face unlock Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes