Xiaomi Mi A3 With Android One and Splash Proof Design

Xiaomi has launched their latest Android One smartphone, Xiaomi Mi A3 in India at an aggressive pricing in August 2019.

Xiaomi has given Mi A3 a 48MP AI enabled Triple Rear Camera setup along with 7th Generation In-Display Fingerprint sensor and Splash Resistance Design by P2i

Xiaomi Mi A3 With Android One and Splash Proof Design

Rear Camera:

Let’s start with Xiaomi Mi A3’s special feature - the Triple Rear Camera setup, that comes with an AI enabled Sony IMX586 ½” sensors along with the below mentioned features:

Main Camera: 48MP with an aperture of F1.79 (6pcs lens)
Secondary Camera: 8MP with an aperture of F2.2 (ultra-wide-angle lens)
Third Camera: 2MP with an aperture of F2.4 (depth sensor)

  • 1.6μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel,
  • Supports PDAF,
  • AI Portrait mode, and
  • Steady handheld night photography

Front Camera:

Xiaomi has given 32MP of AI enabled selfie camera in Mi A3 for all the selfie lovers, which also supports Panorama selfie.

The Front Camera comes with AI Scene detection (detects up to 12 different scenes), Palm Shutter, and it can also record 1080P and 720P videos in 30fps.

Video Recording with Rear Camera:

Mi A3 gets video recording features like, Electronic image stabilization (EIS) with AI Scene detection (detects up to 27 different scenes) and it can also record videos in the below mentioned formats:

  • 4K video recording with EIS support at 30fps,
  • 1080P video recording at 60fps and 30fps,
  • 720P video recording at 30fps,
  • Slow motion video can be recorded in 1080P at 120fps, and
  • Slow motion video can also be recorded in 720P at 240fps and 120fps

Performance and Memory:

Xiaomi Mi A3 gets mid-range Snapdragon 665 (11nm based) which is an Octa-core processor.

The processor is clocked at a speed of 4 x 2.0GHz Kyro 260 Gold and 4 x 1.8GHz Kyro 260 Silver chipset, combined with a GPU of Adreno 610.

Operating System:

Out of the box, Mi A3 is Powered by Android One (Android 9.0 Pie) with Google Assistant and No Bloatware at all.

Since this smartphone is part of Android One family, it would get quick Android updates regularly at least for two years.


Mi A3 comes with Super AMOLED 6.08-inch HD+ Display with a resolution of 1560 x 720 pixels), that has 2.5D glass and rounded display corners.

For protection, it gets a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 (back and front) with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and contrast ratio exceeding 60,000:1 with a waterdrop notch at the top.

Special Feature and Sensors:

Another special feature of Xiaomi Mi A3 is, it comes with Splash-Proof by P2i along with 7th Generation In-Display Fingerprint that allows the phone to unlock faster.

  • Vibration motor,
  • Distance sensor,
  • Ambient light sensor,
  • Electronic compass,
  • Gyroscope,
  • Accelerometer, and
  • IR Blaster

Network and Connectivity:

In Network and Connectivity – Mi A3 supports the below:

  • Dual 4G nano-SIM slots,
  • 3-choose-2 Hybrid SIM slot,
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and supports both 2.4/5GHz frequencies,
  • Supports Wi-Fi Direct and Wi-Fi Display,
  • Supports Bluetooth 5.0 and 3.5 headphone jack,
  • GPS, aGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou navigation, and
  • Supports IR Remote


Xiaomi Mi A3 gets a non-removable battery size of 4030 mAh with a USB Type-C support.

It also comes with Quick Charge 3.0 that supports 18W Fast Charge; however, in the box the smartphone comes with 10W charger.

Variants and Pricing:

Xiaomi has launched two variants of Mi A3 in India that comes with Dual Channel LPDDR4x RAM and UFS 2.1 flash storage (internal storage).

The base variant comes with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage capacity – For the current price of the base variant, you can visit Mi store

And the high-end variant comes with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage capacity – For the current price of this variant, you can visit Mi store

This phone is available in More than White, Not just Blue and Kind of Grey colors; also, both the variants support external MicroSD card up to 256GB.

In a Nutshell:

Xiaomi Mi A3 comes with special features like 48MP Triple Rear camera with 7th Generation In-display fingerprint sensor, and Quick Charge 3.0 that supports 18W fast charging.

However, the smartphone comes with 10W charger and 720P display which is a downgrade from last generation Android One smartphone from Xiaomi.


  • Pure Android 9.0 (Pie), Thanks to Android One
  • 48MP AI enabled Triple Rear camera and 32MP Front camera
  • Gorilla Glass 5 protection (front and back)
  • Good Battery (since Display is only HD+)
  • 7th Generation Fingerprint Sensor
  • Splash Proof by P2i
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack is back (was missing in Mi A2)


  • No Fast Charger included in the box (although supports 18W charger)
  • Only 720P display (downgrade from last generation)

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