Xiaomi Mi A3 With Snapdragon 665 SoC To Launch in India on 23 August
Karamchand Rameshwar - Aug 13, 2019
The Xiaomi Mi A3 is tipped to make its debut in the Indian market at a event on 23 August for a price of around Rs. 20,000.
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Previously, the Xiaomi Mi A3 was said to make its way to the Indian market on 23 August. However, the brand has just confirmed that it is actually launching the phone two days earlier, on 21 August. Its launch event will take place only just a day after Realme announcing its Realme 5 series.
The Xiaomi Mi A3 is said to be nearly the same as the Xiaomi Mi CC9e. However, instead of booting Xiaomi’s MIUI 10, the Mi A3 will ship with a stock version of Android as it’s a part of Google’s Android One program.
We are not sure if the Chinese company will only announce the Xiaomi Mi A3 in the country at the event on 21 August or it will announce the rebadged model of the Xiaomi Mi CC9 called Xiaomi Mi A3 Pro. Well, I guess we will have to wait a few more days to find out.
Xiaomi Mi A3: Specifications & Expected price
The Mi A3 was initially launched in Spain for €249 (around Rs. 19,750) for the 4GB RAM / 64GB storage variant and €279 (22,100) for the 4GB RAM / 128GB storage option. It was launched in Spain in three colour variants - Kind of Gray, Not just Blue, and More than White.
The handset sports a 6.01-inch AMOLED panel with HD+ resolution and a layer of Gorilla Glass 5. It runs a stock version of Android 9 Pie because it is a part of the Android One program. Ticking at its core is a Snapdragon 665 SoC, coupled with 4GB RAM and up to 128GB of storage, that can be expanded up to 256GB. Security-wise, it features an on-screen fingerprint scanner. Fueling the entire setup is a 4,030 mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.
In terms of camera, there is a triple camera setup that includes a 48MP main sensor with f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, and a 2MP depth sensor.