Xiaomi Mi A3 has been officially announced by Xiaomi in Indian market but not what we were waiting for. It is a global version of Xiaomi Mi CC9e with no upgrades. It is a part of Android One Program which is an advantage of Mi A3. The initial price of Xiaomi Mi A3 is Rs. 12,999. It will available in three color options of Black, Blue, and Pure White. In other countries, it is already launched. Here we will tell you about Xiaomi Mi A3 Pros and Cons or Advantages and Disadvantages of Xiaomi Mi A3 so you can decide that should wait for it or buy another smartphone instead of it.
Xiaomi Mi A3 Pros and Cons
Pros or Advantages
The first advantage of Xiaomi Mi A3 is Android One Program. This phone is a part of Android One Program this means it works on Stock Android One OS which gives it a clean and stocky look compared to other company’s UI. It predecessors like Mi A2 and Mi A1 were also part of Android One Program.
The display of Mi A3 has protection of Gorilla Glass 5. Its back panel is also made of glass and protected by Gorilla Glass 5.
The Xiaomi Mi A3 has a major upgrade in its camera department compared to it predecessor Mi A2. It features a triple rear camera setup which includes a 48MP primary sensor with f/1.78 aperture, an 8MP secondary ultra-wide angle camera and third a 2MP depth sensor for bokeh effects. For selfies it features a 32MP front camera inside the Notch.
The battery is also upgraded of Xiaomi Mi A3. It packs a 4030 mAh battery while its predecessor has a 3,000 mAh battery.
In-Display Fingerprint Scanner
The another advantage of Mi A3 is, it features an under-display fingerprint scanner instead of rear fingerprint scanner. Also it has an AMOLD screen. It is also an upgrade in this phone over the Mi A2. It is world’s first smartphone having an in-display fingerprint scanner at a price of Rs. 12,999.
In the Xiaomi Mi A2 you don’t get any headphone jack while the Mi A3 features 3.5mm headphone jack which is also an upgrade. It also offers a microSD card slot which was not available in last year’s model.
The biggest advantage of Mi A3 is, for these features and specs it will cost you Rs. 12,999. At this price you get its 4GB+64GB while the price of its 6GB+128GB variant is Rs. 15,999.
These all are pros of Xiaomi Mi A3. Now we will tell you about cons of Xiaomi Mi A3. Let’s know.
Xiaomi Mi A3 Cons or Drawbacks
The first con of Xiaomi Mi A3 is – it has a 6.1 inch display with a resolution of 720 x 1560 pixels which is a downgrade from the 1080p displays available in its predecessor Xiaomi Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite.
Speaking of second drawback of Mi A3, it packs with Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset which doesn’t offer a huge upgrade over the Snapdragon 660 which was available in last year’s model.
No Fast Charger
The another disadvantage of Mi A3 is – it can support a charging speed up to 18W but it comes with a 10W normal charger in the box.
Xiaomi Mi A3 also doesn’t support wireless charging which is another drawback of this device.
Hybrid SIM Slot
The Mi A3 features a hybrid SIM slot Instead of a dedicated micro SD card slot that means at a time you can use 2 nano SIMs or 1 nano SIM and 1 micro SD card in this phone. You can’t use 2 SIMs and 1 SD card at a time.
These all are cons or disadvantages of Xiaomi Mi A3 which you should check before buying this smartphone.