Xiaomi launched it’s third gen A series device the Mi A3 in India today at a stunning price tag of 12,999 for the base 4GB and 64GB variant. The much awaited A3 was launched in Spain last month at a price tag of Aprrox 19,200. It has to be noted that it’s an Android One device with stock Android and is exempted from any typical MIUI ADs which is a great thing.
Mi A3 as already known to everyone sports an In-display fingerprint sensor, a first for a sub 13K phone
Mi A3 Specs
A successor to the rather disappointing Mi A2, Mi A3 gets more features. Mi A3 comes with a 6.08 HD+ AMOLED Display protected by Gorilla Glass 5. The 3.5mm headphone jack returns and comes with an In-Display fingerprint sensor which is a 7th gen sensor as claimed by Xiaomi. It also sports a triple rear camera set-up with 48-MP Sony IMX586 primary sensor with an f/1.79 aperature, 8-MP secondary sensor with 118-degree FOV wide-angle lens and a 2-MP tertiary sensor for depth. It also gets a 32-MP selfie camera housed in a teardrop notch with AI Face-Unlock. The Mi A3 supports 4K recording and also has EIS for relatively stable videos.
Mi A3 runs on Stock Android and is powered by Snapdragon 655 with 4GB/6GB RAM and 64/128 GB storage option. The Mi A3 also supports Google Lens and Digital Wellbeing. It packs a 4,030 mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support, and has bluetooth 5.0. As claimed by Xiaomi the Mi A3 is also protected by Gorilla Glass 5 at the back with P2i technology for splash resistance. Mi A3 supports Micro-SD cards upto 256GB and has an IR Blastar.
Mi A3 pricing and availability
The Mi A3 price in India for the base 4GB and 64 GB variant is 12,999 (Approx 182 USD) and for the 6GB and 128 GB variant the price is 15,999(Approx 225 USD). The phone comes in three colour variants namely – More Than White, Not Just Blue and Kind of Grey. The phone will go on sale on Amazon from 23rd August 12 Noon with offers from HDFC Credit Cards and Airtel 4G. All in all Xiaomi has a winner in the form of A3 and should do well with the masses considering it’s price-tag.