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Xiaomi India launches Android One-powered Mi A3 with 48MP triple camera

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Aug 21, 2019, 5:03 pm IST
Updated : Aug 21, 2019, 5:03 pm IST

The phone features the Snapdragon 665 chipset, a Super AMOLED display, 48MP triple camera setup and an in-screen fingerprint scanner.

Mi A3 features Sony’s 48MP IMX586 sensor, coupled with an 8MP ultra-wide and a 2MP depth sensor.
 Mi A3 features Sony’s 48MP IMX586 sensor, coupled with an 8MP ultra-wide and a 2MP depth sensor.

Xiaomi today announced Mi A3,  the latest smartphone in their lineup of Android One-powered phones with a high resolution camera setup.

The Mi A3 brings a new design while retaining the functional aspects of the Mi A2. Starting at Rs 12,999, it features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset, a Super AMOLED display, a 4030mAh battery, 48MP triple camera setup and an in-screen fingerprint scanner. Like every Mi A series smartphone, Mi A3 is also powered by Google’s Android One project and runs Android™ 9 Pie out of the box. 

48MP AI Triple camera setup

Mi A3 features Sony’s 48MP IMX586 sensor, coupled with an 8MP ultra-wide and a 2MP depth sensor. The 48MP large half-inch sensor allows maximum details to be captured while retaining the quality of the image. To further enhance the camera experience, Mi A3 brings Xiaomi’s popular Steady Handheld Night Photography mode to the Mi A series for the first time ever.

Apart from the 48MP camera, Mi A3 also sports a 32MP front camera. The 32MP camera has a Pixel size of 1.6μm allowing crisp and detailed selfies even in low light.

Contemporary Design

Mi A3 features a glass sandwich design with an ergonomic form factor facilitating one-handed usage. The 15.6cm (6.08) Super AMOLED display offers vivid colours, deeper blacks and increased power efficiency enabling an immersive viewing experience. The 7th generation In-screen fingerprint scanner brings 15 per cent increase in the fingerprint detection area and 30 per cent more accuracy over the previous generation. Triple Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protects the front, rear and the camera module of Mi A3. The functionality is complemented by the nano-level holographic pattern which creates a dynamic design effect. Offered in three colours, Kind of Grey, Not just Blue and More than White, Mi A3 features P2i nano-coating to provide protection against accidental spills.

KryoTM computing paired with Android One

Mi A3 combines the Qualcomm SnapdragonTM 665 mobile platform with Android One. The octa-core chipset is coupled with upto 6GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage enabling incredibly smooth and fast user experience. Mi A3 brings a 4030mAh battery with 18W fast charging with a 10W charger in the box.

Mi A3 brings the latest innovations by Google and combines it with Xiaomi’s hardware. It runs on the Android 9 Pie operating system out of the box, bringing features like the Google Assistant, Digital Wellbeing and Adaptive Battery. Mi A3’s Android UI ensures snappy and clutter free user experience and comes with two years of guaranteed security updates from Google, and two guaranteed Android OS upgrades.

Mi A3 quick specs

Mi A3

15.4 cm (6.08) Super AMOLED display

HD+ (1560 x 720) resolution

AI Smart Triple rear camera with EIS, PDAF 

48MP Sony IMX586

8MP wide-angle lens with 118° FOV

2MP depth sensor

Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection

32MP front camera

Octa-core 2.0GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 665

4GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB variants with microSD expansion (expandable upto 256GB)

Hybrid dual SIM/microSD slot

USB Type-C port

4030mAh battery with 18W fast charging

7th generation in-screen fingerprint scanner

AI Face unlock

Corning Gorilla Glass 5 (front and rear)

Splash-proof by P2i

153.48 x 71.85 x 8.475

Availability

Mi A3 will be available in three color variants - Kind of Grey, Not just Blue and More than White. The 4GB+64GB variant will be available for INR 12,999 and the 6GB+128GB variant will be available for INR 15,999. Mi A3 will be available starting 12 PM on 23rd August via Mi.com, Amazon and Mi Home stores. It will also go on sale across all offline stores soon.

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