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Xiaomi Mi A3 FAQs: Everything You Need to Know About Xiaomi’s 48MP Android One Phone

Xiaomi today launched its new Android One smartphone Mi A3 in India. The Xiaomi Mi A3 comes with features like AI triple cameras with 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor, Super AMOLED display, Snapdragon 665 processor, and a 4,030mAh battery. The Xiaomi Mi A3 price in India starts at Rs.12,999 and it will be available via Amazon starting from August 23.

Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about the new Xiaomi Mi A3.

Xiaomi Mi A3 Full Specifications

Key Specifications Xiaomi Mi A3
Display 6.01-inch Super AMOLED
Screen Resolution HD+ 720×1560 pixels
Operating System Android 9 Pie, Android One
Processor Octa-core, Up to 2.0GHz
Chipset Snapdragon 665
GPU Adreno 610
Internal Storage0 64GB/128GB
Expandable Storage Yes, up to 256GB
Rear Camera Triple: 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor, f/1.79 + 8MP 118° ultra wide-angle + 2 MP f/2.4 portrait lens
Front Camera 32MP, f/2.0
Video Recording 2160p@30fps,, 1080p@30/60fps
Battery 4.030mAh
Dual 4G VoLTE Yes
Dimensions 153.5 x 71.9 x 8.5 mm
Weight 173.8 g

Design and Display

Question: How is the build quality of Xiaomi Mi A3?

Answer: The Xiaomi Mi A3 comes with a premium 3D glass rear panel with a new gradient pattern. The glass back is also protected with Gorilla Glass 5 as well as it is also splash resistant. The device comes in three stunning colors and the white one looks just classy. 

There is a full-screen display at the front with a small notch at the top, that also looks really great. The phone also has an in-display fingerprint scanner. The phone is lightweight and thin, so it can be used by one hand very easily.

Overall, the Mi A3 comes with premium looks at this affordable price.

Question: How is the display of the Xiaomi Mi A3?

Answer: The phone sports a 6.1-inch Super AMOLED display with an HD+ resolution of 720×1560 pixels. Further, it sports 19.5:9 aspect ratio and there are very fewer bezels on each side and a small notch on the top.

The brightness of the display is good and colors are also sharp thanks to Super AMOLED panel. Despite HD+ screen resolution, the screen looks bright even in daylight. 

Question: Does Xiaomi Mi A3’s display have gorilla glass protection? 

Answer: Yes, the display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Question: How is the fingerprint sensor of Xiaomi Mi A3?

Answer: The Xiaomi Mi A3 comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor which is fast and responsive. It takes less than a second to unlock the phone. 


Question: What are the camera features of Xiaomi Mi A3?

Answer:  The Xiaomi Mi A3 comes with a triple camera setup at the back. It has a 48 MP Sony IMX586 sensor with wide f/1.79 aperture, an 8MP 118-degree ultra-wide-angle camera and a 2MP depth sensor with an f/2.4 aperture.

The smartphone sports a 32 MP f/2.0 aperture front camera with 4-in-1 pixel design.

Question: What are the camera modes available in Xiaomi Mi A3?

Answer: The Xiaomi Mi A3 rear cameras support Portrait mode, Pro, HDR, Short Video, Night, Panorama and 48MP mode. The front camera also has Portrait, AI and Beauty modes.

Question: Can 4K videos be recorded on the Xiaomi Mi A3?

Answer: Yes, you can record up to 4K resolution videos at 30fps on the Xiaomi Mi A3.

Hardware, Storage

Question: Which mobile processor is used in Xiaomi Mi A3?

Answer: The new Xiaomi Mi A3 is powered by a new octa-core Snapdragon 665 processor which is clocked at 2.0GHz and comes with Adreno 610 GPU. The Snapdragon 665 is a powerful processor in the mid-range segment which is based on the 11nm process. 

Question: How many RAM and storage options are available for Xiaomi Mi A3?

Answer: The Xiaomi Mi A3 comes with 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage options.

Question: Can the internal storage in the new Xiaomi Mi A3 be expanded?

Answer: Yes, the internal storage in the Xiaomi Mi A3 is expandable up to 256GB with the help of a microSD card slot that can be used in a hybrid slot. 

Question: How is PUBG Mobile gameplay on Mi A3? 

Answer: You can play PUBG Mobile without any lag and heating on the Mi A3. You can play the game with balanced graphics and medium frame rate.

Battery and Software

Question: What is the battery size on Xiaomi Mi A3? Does it support fast charging? 

Answer: The Xiaomi Mi A3 is powered by a 4,030 mAh battery. It supports 18W Quick Charge 3.0 Technology. However, the fast charger doesn’t come with the box. 

Question: Which Android version runs on the Xiaomi Mi A3?

Answer: The smartphone runs stock Android 9 Pie out of the box. It is an Android One phone that will get timely software and security updates. 

Connectivity and Others

Question: Does Xiaomi Mi A3 support dual SIM cards?

Answer: Yes, it supports two Nano-SIM cards using hybrid SIM card slots.

Question: Does Xiaomi Mi A3 support Dual VoLTE networks?

Answer: The phone supports both LTE and VoLTE networks and also supports Dual SIM Dual VoLTE feature as well.

Question: Does Xiaomi Mi A3 sport a 3.5mm headphone jack?


Answer: Yes, the phone has a 3.5mm headphone jack at the top. 

Question: Does Xiaomi Mi A3 support face unlock feature?

Answer: Yes, Xiaomi Mi A3 has Face Unlock feature.

Question: How is the audio of new Xiaomi Mi A3?

Answer: The phone is good in terms of audio with a single bottom-firing speaker that offers loud and clear sound.

Question: What sensors are there in Xiaomi Mi A3?

Answer: The sensors onboard include a Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Distance sensor, Electronic compass, Vibration motor, IR blaster, Ambient light sensor and an in-display fingerprint sensor.

Price and availability

Question: What is the price of Xiaomi Mi A3 in India?

Answer: The Xiaomi Mi A3 price in India starts at Rs. 12,999 for the 4GB/64GB variant. The price of 6GB/128GB variant is Rs. 15,999.

Question: Where and when can I buy the new Xiaomi Mi A3?

Answer: The Xiaomi Mi A3 will be available to purchase online exclusively via and starting from August 23.

Question: What are the color options of Xiaomi Mi A3 available in India?

Answer: This Xiaomi Mi A3 will be available in Not Just Blue, More Than White and Kind of Grey color options.


Satyendra Pal Singh

Satyendra explores the latest happenings in the tech world and writes stories about those. He likes to play around with the latest gadgets and shares his views through articles. In his free time, you can find him watching movies/TV shows and/or reading books.