Xiaomi Mi A3

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Xiaomi Mi A3
Codenamelaurel_sprout
ManufacturerXiaomi
SeriesMi, Android One
First releasedJuly 2019; 2 years ago (2019-07)
PredecessorXiaomi Mi A2
TypeTouchscreen smartphone
Form factorSlate
Dimensions
  • 153.5 mm (6.04 in) H
  • 71.9 mm (2.83 in) W
  • 8.5 mm (0.33 in) D
Mass173.8 g (6.1 oz)
Operating systemOriginal: Android 9.0 "Pie" Current: Android 11
System on chipQualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665
CPUOcta-core (4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
GPUAdreno 610
Memory4/6 GB
Storage64/128 GB
Removable storageHybrid
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 4030 mAh battery
Display6.088 in (154.6 mm) Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1560 pixels, ~286 ppi, 16M colors
Rear cameraTriple 48/8/2 MP phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Front camera32 MP 0.8.0 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama

The Xiaomi Mi A3 is the third smartphone in the series of Mi A- smartphones developed by Xiaomi and co-developed by Google as part of its Android One initiative.

Specifications[1][2][edit]

Hardware[edit]

The phone features a 6.088 inch HD+ (1560 x 720 pixel) resolution, 283ppi Super AMOLED display, a glass and plastic body, with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on its front as well as its back. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC. It also has a 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.

It has an AI assisted triple rear camera setup. The main camera has a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor; there are also the 8MP ultrawide and 2MP depth sensing cameras. The front camera has a resolution of 32MP. The battery has a capacity of 4030mAh, which supports 18W quick charging via Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

Software[edit]

The Xiaomi Mi A3 is part of the Android One program, where software updates are provided directly from Google.

The phone comes with Android 9 "Pie" preinstalled. An Android 10 update was released on 29 February but rolled back due to bugs. It was re-released again on 18 March. On 31 December 2020 Xiaomi released Android 11 update, but it bricked[3] every device it was installed on. Xiaomi fixed the issue within a week, but so far they have not told the reason for the failed update.

Release[edit]

The Xiaomi Mi A3 is a re-branded Xiaomi Mi CC9e smartphone, that comes with Android One instead of MIUI on the Mi CC9e. The Xiaomi Mi CC9e is a version meant for China, while the Xiaomi Mi A3 is the global version of the Mi CC9e. The Xiaomi Mi CC9e was first released in July 2019, only a couple of weeks before the Mi A3.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Xiaomi Mi A3 full phone specifications-GSMArena".
  2. ^ "Xiaomi Mi A3 is unveiled".
  3. ^ "Mi A3-Mi Community - Xiaomi".