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Mi A3

[Q&A] Is Mi A3 an All-around Upgrade over Mi A2? Let's Explore!

2019-09-01 16:02:10
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Hello Mi Fans
Mi A3 is a budget smartphone which has been launched with Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 (11 nm) processor. The Mi A3 comes with many new updates. Let’s discuss them and compare between Mi A3 and Mi A2.

Processor
  • Mi A2 was launched with Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) clocked at 1.8GHz,
  • Mi A3 is launched with Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm) clocked at 2GHz.

CPU
  • The Mi A2 is equipped  with Adreno 512, whereas Mi A3 is equipped  with Adreno 610.

Dimensions ans weight
  • Mi A2 with 158.7 x 75.4 x 7.3 mm (6.25 x 2.97 x 0.29 in)
  • MI A3 with 153.5 x 71.9 x 8.5 mm (6.04 x 2.83 x 0.33 in)

Screen

  • Mi A2 has 5.99 inches LTPS IPS LCD  Display aspect 18:9 ratio with resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
  • Mi A3 have 6.01 inches Super AMOLED Display aspect 19.5:9 ratio with resolution 720 x 1560 pixels, Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Screen Body Ratio
  • Mi A2 has (~77.4% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Mi A3 have (~80.3% screen-to-body ratio)

Power Consumption
  • Mi  A2 has 14nm chipset and on Mi A3 there's 11nm chipset. As a result the Mi A3 consumes less power. This will help for longer battery life

More  Powerful Processor
More powerful than before, faster than ever

Mi A2   Mi A3
Processor Snapdragon 660 Snapdragon 665
Cores Octa-coreOcta-core
Clock speed 1.8GHz 2GHz
Node 14nm11nm
Power consumption Less efficient More efficient
Summary

Specs Mi A2  Mi A3
Camera
Main- Dual 12 MP + 20 MP
Selfie 20 MP
Main- 48MP + 8MP +  2 MP
Selfie 32 MP
Processor
Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
CPU
Adreno  512
Adreno  610
Dimensions & Build
158.7 x 75.4 x 7.3 mm
Front glass, aluminum body.
153.5 x 71.9 x 8.5 mm
Front/back glass, aluminum frame.
Weight
166 g
173.8 g
Storage & Ram
4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
No expandable  storage
4GB RAM, 64/128GB ROM,
microSD, up to 256 GB
Battery
Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery
Non-removable Li-Po 4030 mAh battery
Fingerprint
Rear Fingerprint Sensors
7th Gen In-screen Fingerprint Sensors
Headphone  Jack
No Headphone  Jack
3.5mm Headphone  Jack
Display
5.99 inches LTPS IPS LCD Display
6.01 inches Super AMOLED display
Protection
No splash protection
Splash-proof, protected by P2i

Reasons to choose Mi A2
  • Light weight

Reasons to choose Mi A3
  • Better Camera
  • Better Display
  • Better Processor
  • In-screen Fingerprint
  • Expandable storage
  • Big Battery
  • Extra Protection

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Wizard Bunny

MH Imran | from Redmi Note 4

#1

Thanks for your explanation, Mi A3 Is Just Amazing
2019-09-01 17:25:59

Master Bunny

Sojib hasan | from Redmi Note 6 Pro

#2

Awesome device
2019-09-01 17:26:42
sojib

Moderator

Tanvir Ahammad Author | from Mi A1

#3

Sojib hasan
Awesome device

Yaap
2019-09-01 17:31:42
Regards,
TANVIR AHAMMAD
Moderator, Mi Community Bangladesh

Moderator

Tanvir Ahammad Author | from Mi A1

#4

MH Imran
Thanks for your explanation, Mi A3 Is Just Amazing

Welcome
2019-09-01 17:31:59
Regards,
TANVIR AHAMMAD
Moderator, Mi Community Bangladesh

Master Bunny

AB Siddik | from Redmi Note 5

#5

not a good update
2019-09-01 18:45:02
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Special Team - Device (Mobile), Mi Community Bangladesh

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Grand Master Bunny

Imran Akon* 6202779845 | from Redmi Note 7 Pro

#6

Better upgration
2019-09-01 19:30:58

Super moderator

Shahed | from Redmi Note 7 Pro

#7

An informative post. Thanks for sharing the details.
2019-09-01 20:14:12
Shah Md. Sultan
Super Moderator, Mi Community Bangladesh

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Pro Bunny

solaiman_90 | from Redmi Note 7 Pro

#8

vloi....😊
2019-09-01 22:10:14

Wizard Bunny

Ian Adoe | from Redmi Note 5A Prime

#9

Nice specification
2019-09-02 00:14:43

Semi Pro Bunny

1605549680 | from Redmi Note 5 Pro

#10

yup a massive update
2019-09-02 01:35:54
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