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Mi A3

[Q&A] Mi A3: Frequently Asked Questions

2019-08-04 19:27:40
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Hello Mi Fans,
Recently, Xiaomi has introduced the new member of the most popular Android One Series across the globe, Mi A3. Regarding this new champ, there would be many queries running in your mind. In this thread, some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) have been discussed in detail so that you don't have to look for the answers of those queries anywhere else!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the dimensions of Mi A3?
A. 153.48mm × 71.85mm × 8.475mm.

Q. What are the variants of Mi A3 that are available globally?
A. Mi A3 is available in 2 variants:

Q. What are the colour options while buying this device?
A. It comes in 3 different colour variants:
More Than White
Not Just Blue
Kind Of Grey

Q. Which type of back panel does Mi A3 come with?
A. The device's back panel is made of 3D curved glass.

Q. What is the aspect ratio of Mi A3?
A. The device has an aspect ratio of 19:5:9.

Q. Which type of display does Mi A3 use?
A. Mi A3 comes with a 6.088" AMOLED dot-drop display.

Q. What is the pixel resolution and pixel density of its display?
A. The display has a pixel resolution of 1560 x 720 and a pixel density of ~286 ppi.

Q. What is the contrast ratio of Mi A3?
A. The device comes with a contrast ratio of 60000:1 (min).

Q. What sort of camera set up does Mi A3 have on the rear?
A.On the rear, Mi A3 has a 48MP + 8MP + 2MP AI triple camera setup. The details of each lens are as follows:
1. 48MP Sony IMX586  ½" sensor, 1.6μm 4-in-1 large pixel, f/1.79 aperture, 6pcs lenses.
2. 8MP, 118° ultra-wide-angle lens, 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture, FF.
3. 2MP depth lens, 1.75μm pixel size, f/2.4 aperture.
Know more about the rear camera here.

Q. Can I record 4K videos?
A. Yes, you can record 4K videos at 30fps.

Q. Can I record slow-motion videos?
A. Yes, you can record it at 240fps/120fps.

Q. Does the device have video stabilization?
A. Yes, Mi A3 does have EIS.

Q. Does Mi A3 have night mode?
A. Yes, it has a dedicated night mode on the rear camera.

Q. What about the front camera of Mi A3?
A. The device sports a high-quality 32MP AI Selfie Camera on the front. The details of the lens are as below:
1.6μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel, 5 pcs lenses, f/2.0 aperture, 79° FOV, FF.
Know more about the front camera here.

Q. Is it possible to take portrait shots?
A. Yes, you can take portrait shots on both front and rear camera of the device.

Q. Does it feature AI Scene Detection?
A. Yes. Mi A3 detects up to 27 and 12 different scenes, on the rear and the front, respectively.

Q. Is there any kind of focusing technology available on this device?
A. Yes, Mi A3 offers PDAF for fast focusing.

Q. What type of RAM and ROM does Mi A3 have?
A. Mi A3 has Dual channel LPDDR4x type RAM and UFS 2.1 type ROM.

Q. Is the storage expandable?
A. Yes. Mi A3 supports microSD card. With it, you can expand the storage up to 256GB.

Q. Why does the device have less storage and RAM available than the actual memory?
A. Available storage and RAM are less than the total memory due to the storage of the operating system and software, pre-installed in the device.

Q. What kind of SIM slot does Mi A3 offer?
A. Mi A3 has a hybrid SIM slot - at the same time, you can use either 2 Nano-SIM cards or 1 Nano-SIM card and 1 microSD card.

Q. Is it a dual 4G SIM service?
A. Yes, it is.

Q. Which frequency bands do these SIM slots support?
A. Each SIM slot supports 4G+/4G/3G/2G with the following band specifications:
GSM: B2/3/5/8
WCDMA: B1/2/4/5/8
TDD LTE: B38/40
FDD LTE: B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/20/28

Q. What are the WLAN specifications?
A. WLAN specifications are as follows:
WLAN Protocol: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
WLAN Frequency: 2.4G WiFi | 5G WiFi | WiFi Direct

Q. Does the device support WiFi display?
A. Yes, Mi A3 does have support for it.

Q. Which Bluetooth version is available on this device?
A. Mi A3 supports Bluetooth 5.0.

Q. For better accuracy in navigation and positioning, which features does Mi A3 contain?
A. GPS, AGPS, GLONASS and Beidou.

Q. Which processor is used in Mi A3?
A. Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 665. You can know more about it here.

Q. Is the device equipped with Gorilla™ Glass protection?
A. Yes, Mi A3 has Corning® Gorilla™ 5  protection on both sides - front & back.

Q. Does Mi A3 have a fingerprint sensor?
A. Yes, the device comes with a fast in-screen fingerprint sensor (7th gen.).

Q. Does the device feature AI face unlock?
A. Yes, it does feature.

Q. What is the battery capacity of Mi A3?
A. Mi A3 has a massive 4030mAh(typ) / 3940mAh(min) battery which offers a standby time of 20 days, 30 hours of call time & 13 hours of gaming. Know more about the Mi A3's battery here.

Q. What are the multimedia formats supported by Mi A3?
A. The multimedia formats supported by the device are as follows:
1. MP4, M4V, MKV, XVID, WAV, AAC, MP3, AMR and FLAC.
2. H.264 (Baseline/Main/High profile), MPEG4 (Simple profile/ASP), other video formats.
3. Audio formats such as PCM, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, MP3, AMR - NB and WB, FLAC, WAV.

Q. Does it support Gesture Navigations?
A. Yes, it supports.

Q. Does the device support HD videos?
A. Yes, it supports.

Q. Does Mi A3 have a headphone jack?
A. Yes, Mi A3 does come with a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Q. Does the device support NFC?
A. No, it doesn't.

Q. Does Mi A3 feature Always-On-Display?
A. No, Mi A3 doesn't have Always-On-Display feature.

Q. Does this device have support for FM?
A. Yes, it has.

Q. Does the device have a notification LED?
A. Yes, Mi A3 does have a notification LED.

Q. Does Mi A3 have an IR Blaster?
A. Yes, it has.

Q. Does Mi A3 ensure Digital Wellbeing?
A.  Yes. You can easily keep your eyes over the smartphone usage time with Google's Digital Wellbeing.

Q. What type of charging port does Mi A3 offer?
A. Mi A3 has a USB Type-C charging port.

Q. Can this device be charged quickly?
A. Yes. Mi A3 supports Quick Charge™ 3.0 and 18W fast charging.

Q. Is the device waterproof?
A. No, Mi A3 is not waterproof. But it has P2i coating which protects the phone against accidental spills.

Q. How much does Mi A3 weigh?
A. 173.8g.

Q. How many sensors are available on this device?
A. The device is built with Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity, Electronic compass, Vibration motor and Ambient light sensors.

Q. Can I use Mi account on Mi A3?
A. No, you can't. Only Google account(s) can be used.

Q. Is Camera2api enabled?
A. Yes, the device has Camera2api enabled by default.

Q. Does Mi A3 support Widevine L1?
A. Yes.

Q. Which Android version does Mi A3 provide, out of the box?
A. Mi A3 sports Android Pie, out of the box.

Q. Will I get system updates in future?
A. Yes, you'll definitely get monthly security patches as well as atleast two years of OS updates for Mi A3.

Q. Will I receive MIUI updates?
A. No, Mi A3 won't receive any MIUI updates as it's backed by Google's Android One.

Q. Will there be any Android upgrade for Mi A3?
A. Yes, but for that, you'll have to wait until the official announcement.

Q. What are the package (1 unit) contents?
A. Each package box contains Mi A3, 10W charging adapter, USB Type-C cable, SIM eject tool, user guide, soft case and warranty card.

Q. What to do if something goes wrong with my Mi A3?
A. You can post your queries on Mi Community. Respected Moderators and Special Team Members will answer those. If there is a physical damage/defect, visit the nearest and authorized service centre.
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2019-08-04 19:27:40
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Useful information. Thanks
2019-08-04 20:19:25


Ian Adoe | from Redmi Note 5A Prime


Complete information about mi a3, thanks
2019-08-04 21:50:01
thanks for information
2019-08-04 22:34:59

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MGJ_1997 | from Redmi 3S


Well Explained!
2019-08-04 23:27:40

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Why this resolution? 1560x720?
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Thank you for this.
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thanks for information
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Nice info
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