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Xiaomi Mi A3 launched at Rs 12,999 in India; first sale on Aug 23

According to Xiaomi's H1 2019 results, released on Aug 20, the company's revenue stood at RMB 95.7B (INR 95,700 Cr), a strong 20. 2 percent growth as compared to the previous year period.

Devdiscourse News Desk | New Delhi | Updated: 21-08-2019 19:02 IST | Created: 21-08-2019 08:38 IST
Xiaomi Mi A3 launched at Rs 12,999 in India; first sale on Aug 23
Image Credit: Amazon.in

Xiaomi officially launched today Android One-powered smartphone Mi A3, latest under its Mi-A series, in India. The phone will go on sale exclusively at Amazon India, Mi Home, and mi.com on August 23 at 12 PM and will soon be available at other Mi Stores, partner stores and other offline channels. Combining the best of Google and Xiaomi features and innovations, the Mi A3 offers complete smartphone experience.

The full body of the Xiaomi Mi A3, including the camera modules, is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and P2i technology to protect the phone against humidity, accidental splashes and spills. As expected, the Xiaomi Mi A3 is decently-priced with smart camera experience and three color options: Kind of Gray, Not just Blue and More than White.

Mi A3 specifications

Xiaomi Mi A3 sports a 6.08-inch (15.46cm) HD+ (1560 x 720 pixels) resolution AMOLED Dot Drop display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and a waterdrop-style notch. The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 AIE coupled with Adreno 610 GPU, giving you a superior gaming and browsing experience and 11nm technology to save power for uninterrupted work and play.

It features a 32-megapixel AI selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture for stunning shots and AI smart triple rear camera set up that includes a 48MP high-resolution primary sensor with f/1.79 aperture, 118° ultra-wide 8MP secondary sensor with f/2.2 aperture, and 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture.

Image Credit: Amazon.in

The Xiaomi Mi A3 also features new in-screen fingerprint optical sensing technology to unlock the smartphone under any situation and AI Face Unlock to provide a secure unlocking experience. The phone is available in two variants: 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage option and 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage. It also has a microSD card slot which supports storage expansion up to 256GB. It is equipped with an in-built 4,030 mAh high-capacity battery, which also supports 18W fast charging and Quick Charge 3.0 Technology.

Specification Table

Specifications Xiaomi Mi A3
Display

6.08-inch HD+ (1560 x 720 pixels);

19.5:9 aspect ratio;

AMOLED Dot Drop display;

3D curved rear design

Gorilla Glass 5 protection

Splash-proof by P2i

Processor and Operating System

Qualcomm Snapdragon 665;

Octa-core Kryo 260 CPU, up tp 2.0 GHz

Adreno 610 GPU

Android 9.0 (Pie) / Android One

Memory

4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage;

6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage;

microSD card slot (expandable upto 256GB)

UFS 2.1 flash storage

Battery

4,030 mAh battery (non-removable);

Fast charging 18W

Quick Charge 3.0 Technology

Camera

AI Selfie Camera: 32MP (F2.0)

Triple Rear Camera setup

48MP (F1.8) (wide);

Sony IMX586 sensor

8MP (F2.2)(wide-angel);

2MP (F2.4) (depth sensor);

AI Portrait mode

Connectivity

WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac;

Bluetooth v5.0;

USB Type-C port;

Dual 4G VoLTE;

GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou

Sensors

7th Gen In-screen fingerprint sensor;

Accelerometer; Gyro; Proximity, Ambient light sensor

Electronic compass, Vibration motor, IR blaster

Authentication

Fingerprint;

AI Face unlock;

Patter, PIN, Password

Sound

Large 0.915cc speaker box;

High audio output amplified by Smart PA

3.5mm audio jack

Price (4GB+64GB) at INR12,999 | (6GB+128GB) at INR15,999

Buoyed by the success and popularity of its smartphones in India, Xiaomi recently dropped the prices of its best selling smartphones Redmi 7, Redmi Y3, Redmi Note 7S, and Redmi Note 7 Pro, by upto INR 1,000.

Image Credit: Twitter / @manukumarjain

To recall, the Chinese brand witnessed a 4.8 percent year-on-year growth in shipment volume in Q2 2019 and retained top position in the Indian smartphone market, as per the IDC Asia/Pacific Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report. Xiaomi's H1 2019 revenue stood at RMB 95.7B (INR 95,700 Cr), a strong 20. 2 percent growth as compared to the previous year period. With a growth of 49.8 percent YoY, the company's net profit stood at RMB 5.7B (INR 5,700 Cr). Xiaomi is currently the world's fourth-largest smartphone brand and ranks no.1 in India.


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