Mi A3: Pixel Experience on Budget Segment

As its 3rd generation smartphone on the A-series, Xiaomi is back with its new handset MI A3. For a great android experience in the Chinese brand, MI A3 is the best choice in the budget range phones.

There are lots of changes we can see in this device than in the previous device. There are some upgrades as well as some degrades in this device. Xiaomi does listen to its customer’s voice. It improvised the mistakes done in the MI A2 and now MI A3 is back with the totally new device with a very low price range as usual.

Design

This is a really good looking smartphone with its compact size and small form factor. Also, the color on this device looks really good as it is available in 3 sets of colors, white, grey and blue. The front and back of the device are made out of glass within the aluminum frame.

All the buttons are on the right side so it is easy to get access to those buttons. This time there is a hybrid SIM slot which was missing in the previous phone. The phone is very lightweight as it weighs only 173.8 g. there are curve edges which make easy to hold the device on hand.

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Display

For the first time, MI has introduced AMOLED panel in its A-series phone but we are only getting a 720p resolution screen. It is a sad fact that we are only getting a 720p screen but it does have an advantage on battery performance.

The device has a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 80.3% screen to body ratio. The screen has a waterdrop notch at the top and a thick chin at the button. It is a 6.01 inches screen with corning gorilla glass 5 protection.

Processor

As already told, this device has pure android in it so the android experience is really great. It comes with Android 9.0(Pie) powered by Android One so that we are always updated with google features. It does use Snapdragon 665 as its main processor.

For a budget range phone, this processor gives out the best output. It does have Octa-core processor (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver) and Adreno 610 as GPU. The device is available with 64GB internal & 4GB RAM, 128GBinternal & 4GB RAM, 128GB internal & 6GB RAM. Also, we can extend the storage up to 256GB using the SD card.

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Camera

Talking about the camera, it has a triple camera setup at the back. The camera is aligned vertically. There is a 48MP camera sensor (f/1.79) as main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide (f/2.2) sensor and a 2 MP depth sensor. There is the presence of a flash at the bottom of the camera. It can shoot the videos of 2160p at 30fps and 1080p at 30/60/120 fps

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At the front, there is a 32MP AI selfie camera. Xiaomi claims as to the best ever Xiaomi front camera, fully optimized and more capable AI. It does have AI beautify mode, AI portrait mode, palm shutter, and many more features.

Battery

For the gaming experience, it performs not the best but it gets the job done at medium setting. The battery is not removable and has 4030mAh high capacity battery.

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It does support fast charging as it comes with 18W quick charging. And it does have a USB to Type-C connector and the device comes up with a bunch of sensors like accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and compass.

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Extra

For the connection, it has Bluetooth 5.0 and there is a presence of infrared port. The headphone jack is available on this device. The device does have fingerprint scanner beneath the screen which is not so fast. Moreover, there is a feature to unlock the device with the AI face unlock capability.

The device is launched in India and it has price around INR 12,999 (4GB/64GB); INR 15,999 (6GB/128GB) and sooner it will be launched in Nepal with reasonable price as well. We are expecting this device very soon in Nepal with a sub-30K price tag.

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